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- Boxty was another kind of bread the people used long ago. They peeled some raw potatoes. Then they grated them, and put the grated mass into a piece of cloth and squeezed the water out of it. A little flour, a pinch of salt and a small quantity of cooked potatoes were mixed with the grated potatoes and formed into a cake.
The cake was left on a pan without a lid turned occasionally until it was baked.
The water which was squeezed out of the grated potatoes was left to settle in a basin for a while, then the clear water(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.