Jam first or cream!!!

DSB replied on 15/08/2021 10:48

Posted on 15/08/2021 10:48

After our recent stay in Cornwall we've now moved to East Devon.  Our last Cornish Cream tea was at Healey's Cyder Farm..... yesterday we visited Budleigh Salterton, and whilst walking along the front came across a 'beach cafe' that also served cream teas.  We just couldn't resist.  I decided to try putting the cream on first and spreading the jam on top - the Devon way!  However, after having got in a bit of a mess with it, I reverted to the Cornish way - jam first with the cream on top.  To be honest  I find the Cornish way much more intuitive and less messy.

.......so which way do you prefer:  jam first with the cream on top (Cornish) or cream first with jam on top (Devonish).

David

Tinwheeler replied on 15/08/2021 22:28

Posted on 15/08/2021 22:09 by Whittakerr

This is not up for debate. It's a plain scone, cream first then a teaspoon of strawberry jam on top. 

Discussion over. Thread closed. 

Posted on 15/08/2021 22:28

Oh, that’s heresy!😱

I trust you're not planning to cross the Tamar anytime soon as who knows what may lie in wait for you🥺🤪

allanandjean replied on 16/08/2021 13:17

Posted on 16/08/2021 13:17

During our recent UK tour we stayed at Strathclyde Country Park to meet up with friends in Glasgow.

A happy coincidence meant that when they started to talk about cream teas, and the correct method, we were able to not only tell them its "jam first" but present them with a souvenir from our village cafe that goes by the same name!

Whittakerr replied on 17/08/2021 11:00

Posted on 15/08/2021 22:28 by Tinwheeler

Oh, that’s heresy!😱

I trust you're not planning to cross the Tamar anytime soon as who knows what may lie in wait for you🥺🤪

Posted on 17/08/2021 11:00

I'm currently in South Devon and enjoying the correct way to have a cream tea. Now, should i fancy a decent pastie, then I'll be crossing the Tamer.winklaughing

Tinwheeler replied on 17/08/2021 13:08

Posted on 17/08/2021 11:00 by Whittakerr

I'm currently in South Devon and enjoying the correct way to have a cream tea. Now, should i fancy a decent pastie, then I'll be crossing the Tamer.winklaughing

Posted on 17/08/2021 13:08

Certainly the best pasties are found this side of the Tamar, with the exception of G******* of course. Meanwhile, enjoy your upside down cream teas😄

DSB replied on 17/08/2021 14:00

Posted on 17/08/2021 13:08 by Tinwheeler

Certainly the best pasties are found this side of the Tamar, with the exception of G******* of course. Meanwhile, enjoy your upside down cream teas😄

Posted on 17/08/2021 14:00

We quite like the pasties from Philps in Hayle, just st the side of the river inlet.  However we also tried a pasty from the new shop that's opened between Redruth and Scorrier (just past the Original Factory Shop, but on the other side of the road, by the petrol station, on the Chasewater road).  Very similar to Philip's, but they do an XXL size... 🤣🤣🤣

David

JollyKernow replied on 17/08/2021 20:11

Posted on 17/08/2021 20:11

Evening

That would be Prima Bakery DSB. When we ran Godrevy Park they used to supply our shop, always had great feedback when we did pasty Saturdays. Always nice and moist and peppery pasties. Great scones too, some weekends we could shift 200 cream teas!   Heva cake had a good take up as well. Nice with a cup of tea. Happy days.

JK

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