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Scottish Oat Cakes

Pat Hammond Jul 22, 2006 04:07 PM

I fell in love with these crackers while in London recently. They're very dry and oatey tasting; they contain no wheat at all. Great with a slice of cheese or just butter. I bought a generic grocery store brand, but Walker's makes them too.


  1. jillp Jul 22, 2006 07:46 PM

    A friend brought me some from a recent trip to Bath and I got hooked. Our local coop sells Nairn's, so I tried those. They're okay but nowhere near as tasty as the first sort I tried.

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    1. re: jillp
      Pat Hammond Jul 22, 2006 08:53 PM

      I'll bet the Walker's are good.

      1. re: jillp
        fauchon Jul 22, 2006 08:56 PM

        Bath biscuits rule! Exemplary & irresistible. And did you say 'addictive?' You are soooo right!

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          Candy Jul 23, 2006 06:55 AM

          Maybe I'll stop at Sahara Mart tomorrow and if they don't have Walker's bitch at Javad about it. We carried the Walkers at Goods but not have been back in in along time. Javad wants to be all things to all people anymmore, maybe we can get him to get Maytag Blue back too. He had Dagoba nibs but I really wanted S-B. They are now on the shelf. Everyone wants to offer Nairn's whicvh okay but what used to be great was their wall paper.

        2. paulj Jul 23, 2006 10:23 PM

          We included a packet in the Christmas box for some relatives in the Midwest. The dryness caught them by surprise; they probably were expecting something more cookie like.

          I generally prefer the coarser, highland version, though I haven't bought any in a long time. Costplus world market carries them.

          The Walker item that I really miss is their whole wheat shortbread. It tastes like crumbly toasted wheat germ bound together with butter and sugar. I don't even see them on on the Walkerus site.


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