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Old May 9th 2012, 11:39 pm
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Originally Posted by crap coffee
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All the better with Sarsons vinegar.
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Old May 10th 2012, 8:17 am
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Originally Posted by Bo-Jangles
All the better with Sarsons vinegar.
Even better with the vinegar saved over from the last jar of pickled onions...
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Old Aug 31st 2012, 6:57 pm
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Perch.

With a creamy mushroom, tarragon, leek & white wine reduction sauce.

Top with a few prawns on a bed of pasta and some roast toms on the side.
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Old Aug 31st 2012, 8:09 pm
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im feeling hungry now! this threads even good, im always running out of dinner ideas and sometimes end up just buying microwave rubbish. want to start cooking things from scratch even if its at the weekend when i have more time. Also waste food which i need to stop!
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Originally Posted by Bo-Jangles
All the better with Sarsons vinegar.
I buy my Sarsons vinegar from an expat shop. I can't bear the local vinegar. Think all vinegars are the same ? Think again.
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Originally Posted by BEVS
Perch.

With a creamy mushroom, tarragon, leek & white wine reduction sauce.

Top with a few prawns on a bed of pasta and some roast toms on the side.
I would take the tarragon out of the recipe because I don't like it but would gladly make the dish without it. Yum.
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Old Aug 31st 2012, 10:52 pm
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Originally Posted by BEVS
Perch.

With a creamy mushroom, tarragon, leek & white wine reduction sauce.

Top with a few prawns on a bed of pasta and some roast toms on the side.

Sounds like Masterchef came to your gaff.

We splashed out and went to town with an Indian meal deal from Groupon.

Mixed entree platter, followed by veggie Korma, basmati rice and naan bread + a small Kingfisher to wash it all down.

Last of the big spenders: $35.00 for two.
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Got any leftovers BEVS? Will be there in three hours...
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Old Sep 1st 2012, 5:01 pm
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last nights was champagne brandy cocktails and chocolate cake. out celebrating a friends birthday
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Old Sep 2nd 2012, 11:11 am
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Originally Posted by Bo-Jangles
Sounds like Masterchef came to your gaff.
I know !! I was a bit pleased with myself. Even Mr BEVS commented instead of just shovelling dinner down his neck.

You never mentioned my 2 super expensive toms used up all in one go. I really went to town
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Old Sep 2nd 2012, 6:36 pm
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Home made steak and pygmy pie with chips and peas.
Also home made bread and butter pudd for Mr BEVS but I burnt the top so had to pick off the burnt currants as they were like mini stones.

Do have 2 Frey Bentos Steak & Kidney pies in my cupboard. Ran the gauntlet of New World checkout staff to get 'em but am very pleased I did. Me and him both love them . Memories of dinners from childhood . Was my Mums version of a ready meal in it's day. Didn't have it often at all but when we did we loved it.
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Old Sep 5th 2012, 8:10 pm
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.....Do have 2 Frey Bentos Steak & Kidney pies in my cupboard. Ran the gauntlet of New World checkout staff to get 'em ....
scratching me head over why the checkout peeps would be sore over some pies in tins?
hard to scan or summat?

fancy a pie at the mo, a certain someone has introduced me to the joys of steak and cheese, and with me being a bacon and egg man......
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Old Sep 6th 2012, 10:58 am
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Originally Posted by lardyl
scratching me head over why the checkout peeps would be sore over some pies in tins?
hard to scan or summat?
Set the scene : New World Supermarket:

I had decided me and him needed a bit of UK winter comfort food , so bought a Frey Bentos Steak n Kidney pie.

I knew what was probably going to happen as it's happened similarly before.

Checkout woman has a fit of complete quizzical astonishment, pauses , turning offending tin around in her hands -

Her - as though touching a mouldy, stinky dead fish : "What is it?"
Me - deadpan : "A steak and kidney pie".
Her - " Really ! I've never seen this before !!"
Me ( play up accent like a cheerful cockney type sparrow type ) - "Give it over 'ere then . I'll check the sell-by date coz they've been on your shelves for over a year"
Her - " Is it an ..............English thing then?" Expression =
Me - " Yup ! Post war Britain. Used to sell 'em in the co-op shop . My Mum stockpiled 'em. Great when there was no meat to be had & tea might be bread with old dripping. I'm older than I look y'know."
Her --------- the sound of golden silence.

I have also received a 'Good god, what do you do with that?'. Answer ' Hand it to husband to make tea'

Haven't got around to 'Mind your own effing business' yet.
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Old Sep 6th 2012, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by BEVS
Set the scene : New World Supermarket:

I had decided me and him needed a bit of UK winter comfort food , so bought a Frey Bentos Steak n Kidney pie....

maybe you should've picked a Pommy sounding assistant?
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Originally Posted by lardyl

maybe you should've picked a Pommy sounding assistant?
Motueka mate. I might have to wait in line for years.
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