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Alternative namesForfar bridie
TeepSavoury pie
Region or stateScotland
Main ingredientsPie crust, minced steak, butter, beef shuet
Cuikbeuk: Bridie at Wikibooks  Media: Bridie

Ae bridie, or Farfar bridie, is ae Scots kin o maet pastry or pie, oreiginallie fae tha toun o Farfar, seimlar tae ae Cornish pastry. It's meakkit o minced beef, whiles wi ingans and spices, stappit intae pastry (aither shortcrust or puff) nickit intae ae hauf-muin shape; the hail thing is bakkit in an uin.

Maggie Bridie o' Glamis inventid the Farfar bridie in Farfarshire in the 19th century. Maggie wis ae fuidsellar wha sauld Farfar Bridies a' the buttermarket a' Farfar.[1] Some fowk sae it was inventid in the 1950s.[2]

Whit's in the bridie is indicatit bi the nummer o holes in the tap; juist th' ane hole shaws that the'r nae ingans in the ingredients an twa holes shaws that ingans haes bin uised.[2]

It is the subject o the Dundee shibboleth, Twa plain bridies an an ingan ane an aa, supposedlie impossible tae say gin ye dinnae come fae thit toun.

In 2016, Forfar Athletic, the Loons, startit tae uise a Bridie as their mascot.[3]

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  1. "Famous Forfar Bridie, on the Monikie, Scotland Website". www.monikie.org.uk. Retrieved 17 Januar 2022.
  2. a b Gow, Rosalie (1981). Modern ways with traditional Scottish recipes (in Inglis) (Pelican ed ed.). Gretna, La.: Pelican. ISBN 0-88289-304-1. OCLC 7836086.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  3. Strachan, Graeme. "Loons to launch Bridie the Mascot". The Courier (in Inglis). Retrieved 17 Januar 2022.

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