Monk making a Sally Lunn bun
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Historic Sally Lunn bun recipe tried out

Dozens of recipes dating back to the 18th Century have been discovered at a monk's library in Somerset.

The book was found by Downside Abbey staff while exploring a private collection acquired by the monastery.

One of the recipes is for the Bath speciality, the Sally Lunn bun.

BBC Points West's Ali Vowles reports.

  • 14 Jan 2016