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Cornish Pasty Company, Tempe

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Cuisine: English Restaurant,Restaurant
Contact: (480) 894-6261
Open Hours: [{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"monday"},{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"tuesday"},{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"wednesday"},{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"thursday"},{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"friday"},{"open":"11:00:00","close":"00:00:00","day":"saturday"},{"open":"12:00:00","close":"22:00:00","day":"sunday"}]
The Cornish Pasty originates from Cornwall (Southwest England) and can be traced back as far as the 1200ac2s. Mining was once a thriving industry in Cornwall and at that time pasties were baked by the wives and mothers of the tin miners. Pasties were made with a thick crimped edge along one side so the miners could use the crimp as a handle to hold onto while eating. The miners' hands would often be covered in arsenic from the mine, so the miners would discard the handle when they were done. The crusts were never wasted though, as many miners believed that ghosts, or acoeknockersac inhabited the mines, and their leftovers crusts would keep these ghosts content.