A certain tale tells that once upon a time sea captain Hanson Gregory was in such a terrible storm that he couldn’t take his hands off the rudder to eat. Because of that he pierced his food ration, which was a dry cake, on the till of the rudder. The world had gained a new piece of pastry. The innovation was especially valuable because dry cakes often remained pasty inside despite being burned on the outside. But by making a hole in the middle of the pastry you gained an evenly baked delicacy.