The Scone of Stone

I have just discovered that we are in the middle of International Scone Week, as announced by an outstanding food blogger Tandy Sinclair of As I am drastically short on time to create and post a new scone recipe, I am cheating, Beautiful People, by repeating an old one. I crave your forgiveness!


The Scone of Stone was stolen! It was stolen from the most unexpected and the best guarded place, The Dwarf Bread Museum. Of course, dwarf breads were substantially different from our breads; that is, different in substance. In fact, they included gravel as one of the main ingredients. According to the late Sir Terry Pratchett, whose whimsical imagination gave birth to Discworld and everything in it, “they were probably as edible now as they were on the day they were baked. “Forged” was a better term. Dwarf bread was made as a meal of last resort and also as a weapon and a currency” (The Fifth Elephant).


The new Low King of dwarfs was about to be crowned, but the Scone of Stone, a crucial element of coronation procedure, went missing. To explain the vital role of it, here is a dialogue between the valiant Commander of Watch…

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  1. CARAMEL says:

    I am glad you are taking part!! I am loving all of the scone posts.

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    1. Thank you so much, darling!

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  2. A great recipe is always worth sharing again, and yours are great.

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    1. You are very kind, dear Mimi.


  3. Permission to cheat gratefully granted

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    1. I thank you, kind sir.

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  4. purpleslob says:

    Yum! Your version IS so much more palatible than the Original! 😉

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    1. As if you have tried the original, Melinda!

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  5. Tabula Rasa says:

    I’m watching the bbc adaptation of Terry Pratchetts The Watch. It’s a terrible adaptation so this post has cheered my up!

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    1. Is it something recent? I have not seen it, and probably will not, following your reaction. I absolutely adore Sir Terry!


      1. Tabula Rasa says:

        Yes it was on the BBC last week, I’m not sure if it was a repeat. I wouldn’t recommend it.

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      2. I found it on Youtube. It’s a new series. I watched the trailer, and I agree with you.

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