Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 7 November 2022

  • Today is Tharcake Monday

    Today is Tharcake Monday

    In the Northern counties, the first Monday after Halloween is Tharcake Monday. Lancashire seems to have claimed the monopoly for this cake which originally made of unfermented dough — chiefly meals of rye, barley and pea, mixed with milk or water— rolled very thin, and baked hard in the oven. But the tradition is also […]