Scraps (batter)

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Chips with scraps

Scraps is a term used in England which refers to deep-fried batter that is left over in the fryer as a by-product of frying fish and is served as an accompaniment to chips.[1] They are traditionally served free of charge with chips in fish and chip shops.[2] Some places charge for the scraps though. In some parts of the North, they are referred to as 'bits', 'dubs'. In most parts of the South West it’s commonly known as ‘Gribbles’ [3] They can be found in Leeds.[4]

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  1. ^ Alexander, James (18 December 2011). "The unlikely origin of fish and chips". BBC News. Archived from the original on 14 August 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Busfield, Steve (17 July 2007). "Do you know what scraps are? And why they should be free". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Brennan, Christopher. "How to order fish and chips in Yorkshire". All Points North. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Varley, Ciaran (3 June 2016). "Some of the amazing things you can get in chip shops around the UK and Ireland". BBC Three. Archived from the original on 21 April 2018. Retrieved 21 April 2018.