Bread was made using black flour that was made from grinding wheat at home. Griddle bread (flour and buttermilk) and boxty was also made. A cross was out on the top of the bread to stop the fairies from taking it.
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Informant: Mrs Rankin, Brackernagh, (Persse), Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie