pikelet


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pikelet

(ˈpaɪklɪt)
n
(Cookery) a dialect word for a crumpet1
[C18: from Welsh bara pyglyd pitchy bread]
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For Sando, surfing has become a way to commune with nature, and Pikelet and Loonie quickly become his disciples, testing their limits at every turn.
Occasionally a salt seller came with blocks of salt, the pikelet man came only in winter and always rang his hand bell, and once or twice a week the rag and bone man would wheel his battered old pram down the street looking for old jam jars, rags, rabbit skins or any old junk.
Unlike a crumpet, the pikelet is not put in a ring when cooked on a griddle.
A pikelet is what people in the West Midlands call a crumpet - a small, thick pancake with holes in the top, usually toasted and eaten with butter.
Others of less note but still of interest are William Worley Chapman, a muffin and pikelet maker at 81 Gosford Street; Arthur Davies, a marine store dealer in Palmer Lane, whose shop may or may not have been by the river; and Miss Agatha Dyke, of 21 Hill Street, a feather dresser.
But when his father fell ill, Walter left the army to help with his parents' business, a pikelet (muffin) shop, which was on Union Street, Middlesbrough.
Human rights for most people is something on a card that falls out of your magazine subscription to Crumpet and Pikelet Toasters Monthly.
The term "buzz" is really no more reassuring, reminiscent as it is of the shock you get when you try to dislodge a piece of pikelet from a dilapidated toaster with a metal knife.
Children played on the street; mothers met there as they went shopping; young men gathered on its corners to chat; bookies stood on it taking bets; older men and women sat on their steps watching the comings and goings of their world, the street; traders went along it selling pikelets, ice creams, hot cross buns or penny winkles - depending on the season; and musicians entertained there with barrel organs, mouth organs or accordions.
A special offer includes a batch of gift wrapped Durham pikelets, made following the recipe of a local WI book, to take home.
In that sense, we are repeating the success of our Welsh Cakes, scones and pikelets which have formed the basis of our spectacular growth over the past four years.