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English translation: Coventry Cakes

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12:53 Oct 20, 2006
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: coventries
My dad sold cakes from his tray, and I'd walk alongside him shoutin', "Jam tarts! Coventries! Bowlas! Chonkeys! Jumbles!"

What kind of cakes are they?
Allena
Local time: 18:44
English translation:Coventry Cakes
Explanation:
"Coventry Cakes are triangular tarts of rich pastry filled with an aromatic mixture of fruits and spices. Prepared pie-crust mix and prepared mincemeat make a delicious version, even if not entirely authentic."

"Sometimes known as Godcakes because they were sent by godparents to their godchildren on New Year's Day. "
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R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 13:44
Grading comment
thx
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +7Coventry Cakes
R-i-c-h-a-r-d


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46 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Coventry Cakes


Explanation:
"Coventry Cakes are triangular tarts of rich pastry filled with an aromatic mixture of fruits and spices. Prepared pie-crust mix and prepared mincemeat make a delicious version, even if not entirely authentic."

"Sometimes known as Godcakes because they were sent by godparents to their godchildren on New Year's Day. "


    Reference: http://archives.cnn.com/2000/FOOD/news/12/27/coventry.cakes/...
R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 13:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thx
Notes to answerer
Asker: do you have any idea about the other three?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sonia Gomes: sounds delicious !!
25 mins
  -> Thanks Sonia

agree  xxxsilvia b
50 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Heather Dawson
1 hr
  -> Thanks

agree  missdutch
2 hrs
  -> Again, thanks

agree  Miroslawa Jodlowiec
4 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Mark Nathan: actually I'm more partial to Eccles cakes
6 hrs
  -> or a bit of gateaux perhaps...

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 days2 hrs
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