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black pea emporiums
Started by: i-spy (14687)  Report abuse
I seem to remember two in competition when Wigan fair came to town and took over the market square.
anybody recall who they were and how they managed to make a living from it.

Posted by: marken (371) Report abuse
Butterworth's was one. They changed their washing up water every day.

Posted by: i-spy (14687)  Report abuse
I didnt think they even washed up

Posted by: i-spy (14687)  Report abuse
looks like only me and marken enjoyed the experience

Posted by: dave marsh (inactive) Report abuse
I survived them on many occasions.

Posted by: cindy (5833)   Report abuse
Hollands I think was the other.

Posted by: i-spy (14687)  Report abuse
just discovered they are available at the excellent Tasty Bite in the excellent Royal Arcade. Excellent they are too even at 90p a portion.
Think they were less than a tanner at the fair.

Posted by: lampwick (100) Report abuse
"Excellent they are too even at 90p a portion".

Good profit for them there.....

Posted by: i-spy (14687)  Report abuse
cheaper than an edwards pie.more nourishing and they stay with you for hours after. Not a bad 90p worth lampwick

Posted by: yamahappy (3)  Report abuse
... is a splash of vinegar , salt n a placcy spoon included int 90p ?


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