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VIDEO: The claims DEVON invented the pasty

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Published by Emma Carton at 10:48am 14th September 2018. (Updated at 7:31am 15th September 2018)

Hold the phone - Visit Devon seems to be claiming that the Cornish pasty was invented across the Tamar!

Yep, you read that right!

The organisation tweeted to say archivists found mentions of the oggy in city records dating back the the 1500s.

This is not the first time reports have come to light, challenging whether the pasty came from the Duchy.

In 2006, historian Dr Todd Gray told the BBC the earliest record of a Cornish pasty was in a Devon recipe in 1746.

He said a reference was found in a 16th Century document at the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, which reads: "Itm for the cooke is labor to make the pasties 10d".

Hmmm.

What do you think? Tell us at the link below or watch how to make the perfect CORNISH pasty...

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