Boxty refers to the potato pancake of Irish tradition. The dish is found mainly is the north midlands. There are a variety of recipes for this however, the common thread among the variations is raw potatoes that are finely gated and served up fried. The version most sought after today however incorporates flour with mashed potatoes, baking butter milk, baking soda and eggs. Boxty is one of the traditional dishes of Northern Ireland This dish consists of equal parts of cooked and grated raw potatoes, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar made into a dough, shaped and cooked on a bakestone or griddle. It is buttered and eaten hot. The mixture can also be made into a batter with flour and milk and fried like a pancake. This is eaten with brown sugar and butter. These dishes were also traditionally served at Halloween.