Store the pikelets
in the refrigerator and toast when you want them or eat immediately, hot from the pan with smoked salmon and cream cheese
But just like the men who used to sell pikelets
and chestnuts on street corners, the appearance of the ice cream van is becoming less and less.
As well as bread, we sell pies, sausage rolls, crumpets and pikelets
amongst other things.
These fluffy pale gold disks of dough are studded with air pockets, resembling English pikelets
, and they are served in a similar way - drizzled with spoonfuls and spoonfuls of honey.
RECENT mention of crumpets and pikelets
had Brenda Firth, of Almondbury, licking her lips as she remembered the 1930s in Dewsbury where she was born.
Growing up, we'd always have a sugary dessert after dinner--self-saucing pudding, canned fruit, or pikelets
with maple syrup and ice-cream.
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, W scones and pikelets
which have formed the basis of our spectacular growth over the past four years.
Food comes in the form of soft, fluffy zucchini pikelets
, thin slices of raw lemony kingfish with a plethora of cocktails and other brews.
Any sensible person will be at home in front of the fire, toasting pikelets
, and planning their walking holiday for July.
Then with everything complete we toasted pikelets
, sipped our coa and waited for Mom to return.