butteries

Mar 14

A buttery delight – Homemade Rowies

After writing about rowies the other week, I thought I should attempt to make them since it’s been a couple of years since I’ve had one. I first made the basic bread dough from the flour, sugar, salt and yeast and then after kneading, I left it for an hour or so to double in …

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Mar 02

A North East Scotland Delicacy – The Rowie

Rowies with Jam

A rowie, Aberdeen roll or buttery is a savoury bread roll, similar to a flattened croissant, but far superior, though maybe ‘slightly’ more unhealthy. There is no real record of their history, but one thought is because of their high-fat content they would have been suitable for fisherman to take on longer journeys at sea, …

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