The Bakers’ ABC: R is for Rumpy

An old Scottish name for a kind of small crusty loaf or roll, egg glazed, round or oval in form, and cut in small squares on upper surface. The name hedgehog or porcupine is also applied to the same loaf.

From The Baker’s ABC by John Kirkland, formerly Head Teacher of National School of Baking, published 1927 by Gresham

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