In most northern towns, knowing whether to request a chip butty, chip barm, chip cob, chip barmcake
, chip sandwich, chip sarnie, chip roll, chip muffin or even a piece-n-chips can be the difference between being served a delicious culinary classic and being, if you're lucky, shamed by a derisory "the chuffin' 'ell you on about eh soft lad?
If you get a ham salad sandwich you just know there is less calories in that than an egg and bacon barmcake
, don't you?
THEY'VE been nicknamed the Panini Pavarottis and the Barmcake
When faced with two fit lasses, one sound as a pound, the other a bit of a barmcake
, who'smaking your knees all watery?
It's a large meat and potato with a crust like grandad's old tin helmet from the war, a portion of mushy peas spread on top and placed between the two sliced halves of a large barmcake
(you lot in the south call it a roll) which is affectionately referred to as a flat cap because of its size and consistency.
The Drew - 'Everybody's Favourite Foreign Import' - is a spicy chicken kashmir barmcake
which shares its name with Australian hooker Brad Drew.
DUBLIN writer, comedian and all round barmcake
Brendan O'Carroll gleefully admits his stage plays wouldn't rattle Shakespeare or Willy Russell.
Two slices of bacon, two sausages, a slice of black pudding and a fried egg, all laid on a large barmcake
,is pounds 2.
They're meant to be official exercise equipment, but this being Wigan, she has a meat and potato pie in one hand and a chip barmcake
in the other.
Offering lunchtime sandwiches, barmcakes
and baguettes, the roasted hot meat butties are divine.