A baker’s peel, or baker’s paddle, is a long-handled wooden spatula, used for placing bread into (and taking it out of) ovens. It is therefore often shown with manchets, or breadloaves, on the paddle. The baker’s peel is a period charge, found in the canting arms (Italian pala) of Palazolo, mid-15th C. [Triv 281]. Its default orientation is palewise, paddle to chief [Parker 450]. See also oar, spade.
Giacomo Fornerigo bears: Or, a baker’s peel bendwise sinister sable charged with three loaves of bread Or sustained by an arm embowed issuant from sinister proper vested sable, a chief rayonny gules.
Rowena Longstrider bears: Purpure, a cooking pot between a mascle of four baker’s paddles, heads to chief argent.
Tomas de Courcy bears as a badge: On a baker’s peel vert three plates.