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An Irish potato bread ('bacstai' in Irish), made with a mixture of mashed and grated potatoes, baked into "cakes". Traditionally eaten on the eve of All Saints" Day, particularly in the northern counties. When cooked, they are split, and served with butter. It"s sometimes known as "Dippity". For recipe see Gourmet Britain Recipe section.
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