bath bun


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bath bun

n
(Cookery) Brit a sweet bun containing spices and dried fruit
[C19: from Bath, where it was originally made]
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Jacob was eating his pie by large mouthfuls, and looking round at the other good things in the shop, while he embraced his pitchfork with his left arm, and laid his left hand on some Bath buns. He was in the rare position of a person who recovers a long absent friend and finds him richer than ever in the characteristics that won his heart.
He wished the Bath buns might by chance have arsenic in them.
Bath bun Descended from the Bath cake, created in the city in the 18th century.
IN THE HEART OF ENGLAND TASTE KITCHEN IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM DEMONSTRATIONS AND MASTERCLASSES FROM AWARD-WINNING REGIONAL CHEFS THE AWARD-WINNING COLLEGE IS HOSTING A SERIES OF FEATURES: THE LAUNCH OF THE 'BRUM BUN' Eccles cakes and Chorley cakes, Chelsea buns and the Bath bun; now Birmingham has its own 'Brum Bun'.
WHAT TO EAT: Try local delicacies - enjoy a Bath Bun in the elegant 18th Century Pump Room in the Roman Baths complex or a Sally Lunn bun made to a secret recipe in the nearby Sally Lunn's Refreshment House.
After the Eccles cake and Bath bun came a new creation - the Huddersfield cake.
SAINT: Bath Bun, Marks & Spencer, 217 calories/71g.
Wimbledon has always been synonymous with strawberries and cream of course, but way back when Martina Navratilova was just a twinkle in her parents' eyes the speciality fayre around the All-England Club was a delicious home-made Bath Bun, courtesy of Messrs J Lyons.
For a real taste of Bath try the famous Sally Lunn buns at Sally Lunn's restaurant and museum (01225 461634; sallylunns.co.uk) or perhaps the Bath Bun at the Bath Bun Tea Shoppe (07875042995; thebathbun.com).
IN THE HEART OF ENGLAND TASTE KITCHEN IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM THE AWARD-WINNING COLLEGE IS HOSTING A SERIES OF FEATURES: THE LAUNCH OF THE 'BRUM BUN' Eccles cakes and Chorley cakes, Chelsea buns and the Bath bun; now Birmingham has its own 'Brum Bun'.
And if there's council cash left, buy them a Bath bun to eat while they look around the parks and posh buildings.
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