Tattie scones

Preparation info
  • For


    scone divided into 4 farls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: The history of British Baking, savoury and sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

Tattie scone, potato farl, potato scone or boxty is a thick pancake made with potato, flour and sometimes buttermilk. It is part of the Ulster fry, the traditional Northern Irish breakfast, served with bacon, eggs, sausages or black pudding, tomatoes and perhaps also mushrooms and beans. In Scotland, tattie scones are sold in bakeries and also eaten with breakfast. My favourite combination when in Scotland is a tattie scone, a slice of haggis and a fried egg, washed down with a cup of build