Bread in Common

Stoke-on-Trent's real bread bakery

Interview with: Woman 1 N-u-L Library reminiscence project

Chris Twigg


Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Interviewer: Steven Cooling

Permission given to use interview for website, exhibition and Staffordshire archive: YES

Question asked “What do you remember about bread or bread baking”.

I remember we use to go to the bakery on the corner and buy dough.  Me Mum would  make dumplings with it, she'd cut a piece off and roll it up and put it in boiling water.  When it was done you'd break it open and put golden syrup inside.  That was pudding!  You couldn't do it now because there's no where to get half baked bread.

We use to get bread delivered and if the top was a bit burnt on top the driver would say 'It's got a bit of sun that one!'.

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