My friend is on a business trip to Cornwall and has avoided eating scones because people get too angry. He just posted:
“Someone a little loud and aggressive when discussing tea insisted “cream is crown” and “if you want to put jam on top we are happy to help you get to Devon - via a catapult”. Very heated.”
Not much to do in Cornwall I guess…
Oh, wow, I opened a can of worms. Those scones look delicious, I haven’t had cream tea for ages. And yes, clotted cream first. Like if I put butter and jam on a toast, the butter goes first, and then the heat and magic do the rest.
That piece of bread I used to call it a cob when I was living in Stoke and Nottingham, then turned into a bap when I moved to Chippenham. So bread roll will do, o burger bun or I will call it however I remember at the time.
It’s a roll
As for scones I just eat them as I’ve been given them!
Also a scone is the fastest food in the world (“it’s scone”). Doesn’t work if it rhymes with stone
In terms of food being called different things in different places, i went into a chippy (well a Turkish kebab/burger place) in Wimbledon and asked for a chip buttie. Total blank stares. “You know, chips in a cob? A roll? Etc.”
We ended with fries in a pitta. Sad times.
That might be because it was a kebab place, rather than because it was Wimbledon
Looks like the top half of a hamburger bun to me. Maybe it’s just the picture but I wouldn’t call that a full roll.
Jam then cream.
Everyone knows you say scone, not scone.
My linguist wife says both pronunciations are acceptable, but she is wrong.
Has anyone on this thread had a Wigan kebab? That video has lived in my head rent free from day one.
I daren’t ask
Best local food is a Parmo from Middlesbrough
Butterfly chicken breast, breadcrumbed and fried. Covered in tomato sauce, cheese and whatever hell else you want
Pie in a bread bun/roll/cob/stottie
Couldnt find a chippy in Wimbledon!
Okay, that’s all kinds of amazing. And yes I would.
Isn’t that a schnitzel?
Me too. The snack pea wet or whatever sounds gross tho. I hate mushy peas
I bet you could have got strawberries and cream though! But maybe not in a bun.
I’m not sure. I’ve never had a schnitzel at 4am from a kebab shop