1. Oatcakes

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Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

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Although oatcakes are traditionally made on the girdle, I have given an oven method below, since most cooks are more familiar with baking trays than girdles. The girdle method is also given; the classic way is to cook on one side on the girdle, then to toast them on a special toasting stone in front of the fire. A brief spell in a low oven will also finish them off. The reason they are not turned over on the girdle to finish the cooking is that this would make them tough.

Once cool,