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Immigration and Emigration
Pasty making
© Daryl Laitila, Pasty Central, Calumet, Michigan
Your Story: The Golden Pasty Award in Calumet MI, USA

Wherever Cornish housewives went with their families in the emigrations of earlier times they took with them their recipes for pasties and these recipes are still used by descendants around the world. The women who accompanied their husbands to the copper mines of the Calumet area of the Keweena Peninsula, Michigan, would be amazed at the thought that pasties made in Calumet, based on their recipes, would find a market throughout the USA. More...

Words: Tom Richards

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