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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:09 am
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Originally Posted by Mrs Vash
So vitaBrits is no better than Weetbix which also tastes of cardboard. Back to square one.
Back to rectangular cuboid actually. Perhaps you could sand off the corners?

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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:11 am
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Originally Posted by Off2Oz
Just after some advice not some wise guy cracks, thanks.
What did you think your were gunna get J some real advice??? sorry hun wrong place for that only "funny guys" here

But to answer you I've not seen any here but will keep a look out for you new time I send the maid out shopping
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by WillBlack
Advice: cook.
I do cook, thanks. Why do you think I'm after these things. Don't get involved with things you obviously don't understand.

Originally Posted by steveandtina
What did you think your were gunna get J some real advice??? sorry hun wrong place for that only "funny guys" here

But to answer you I've not seen any here but will keep a look out for you new time I send the maid out shopping
Cheers hun.
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:19 am
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Originally Posted by Off2Oz
I do cook, thanks. Why do you think I'm after these things. Don't get involved with things you obviously don't understand.
Sorry, I assumed you needed a poultice to draw a boil brought on by eating baked beans.
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:23 am
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Originally Posted by emelems
WIsh someone would import Shreddies

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Funny you mention Shreddies. Apparently, if I remember correctly, Shreddies are only exported to NZ & Canada and that is all. Wonderful presentation I saw where the chap talked about a young kid from an ad agency in NZ who had to come up with a new idea for selling them and he 'turned' them into diamonds. Quality bit of impro... but back to the task, you can possibly import them from NZ...

As for the other names, the curse of Americanisation on Australia takes hold. I love the USA< but would rather Australia did not become an off-shoot, language-wise, of the States. Bandaid, diapers and the like are all from the US and, in my view, mostly down to the inability over the past 15 or so years for the TV stations here to ever make theior own programmes and just buy cheap American rubbish thus influicitng the ewntire population with US brands and names.

The country was built on the poms (fair enough) and then established it's own off-shoot of langguage with English as abase. Fair enough again. But to start being American is silly but getting worse...

Stay Australian Australia - I liked it when you were...
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Originally Posted by WillBlack
Sorry, I assumed you needed a poultice to draw a boil brought on by eating baked beans.
Stick to your capabilities. You're obviously an egg and chips kind of person.
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:42 am
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Originally Posted by Off2Oz
Stick to your capabilities. You're obviously an egg and chips kind of person.
Sir / Madam / Other,

Is fabricating Harissa paste beyond you or merely beneath you?

If beyond then no hope for your cooking. Beneath then arse the servants.
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Originally Posted by slipshot
Funny you mention Shreddies. Apparently, if I remember correctly, Shreddies are only exported to NZ & Canada and that is all.
Shreddies is owned by Nestlé now, so they're not even truly British anymore.
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Originally Posted by WillBlack
Sir / Madam / Other,

Is fabricating Harissa paste beyond you or merely beneath you?

If beyond then no hope for your cooking. Beneath then arse the servants.
Thanks for that. Bring me some harissa paste, servant.
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 11:52 am
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Originally Posted by WillBlack
Sir / Madam / Other,

Is fabricating Harissa paste beyond you or merely beneath you?

If beyond then no hope for your cooking. Beneath then arse the servants.
I think you may need to look at getting your medication changed.................
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 12:01 pm
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Originally Posted by MartinLuther
I'm officially surprised. Had a look in the supermarket the other day and not a bar to be seen.
We found it in a fair few places when we visited Sydney & Melbourne, but trust me, it's not the same as Galaxy

General consensus from our own Chocolate Consultants, who made it their mission to find a decent Oz chocolate, was that is was gluey & tasteless. Further research from other Consultants resident in the Melbourne area backed up our findings & consequently we had to bring our own supply on our most recent visit!
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Originally Posted by WillBlack
Sir / Madam / Other,

Is fabricating Harissa paste beyond you or merely beneath you?

If beyond then no hope for your cooking. Beneath then arse the servants.
One of the (many) examples of how BE is fast becoming the last refuge of the mad, bad & sad...

votes please on which category this genius fits into
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Originally Posted by JenniGee
One of the (many) examples of how BE is fast becoming the last refuge of the mad, bad & sad...

votes please on which category this genius fits into
I vote for mad
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Old Nov 6th 2009, 12:17 pm
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I might be wrong but I think that Willblack might be hinting that its possible, even quite easy, to make these items yourself and that a "real" cook would do so
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Originally Posted by RenShen
I might be wrong but I think that Willblack might be hinting that its possible, even quite easy, to make these items yourself and that a "real" cook would do so
Credit card users tend to find it more difficult but.
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