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Old Nov 6th 2012, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by bakedbean
Salmon and prawn rissotto, as it happens.

I've got a question for you good NZ peeps. Pams Pickled Onions - we get them here and they travel well and nice n crunchy, but why no pickling spices in them? Is this a kiwi thing? No pickling spices? Just wondered. Ta in advance.

I'll have a look today. Mostly, you want summat pickled well , you DIY.

Last evening. Chicken stuffed with cream cheese, ham & redcurrant jelly , then wrapped in streaky rashers. Served with veg and pots.

Mr BEVs had banana cake or peach pie to scoff for afters.
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Old Nov 6th 2012, 8:47 am
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There is just me and the OH here and we have a budget of $120 but its always a competition to get it below $100. we managed $96 last week!!! We plan our menu in advance and separate it into sections in the trolly. I get a treat as the OH gets a large coffee every morning. We tend to go for dinner every wednesday (pay day) or if the housemate is winding us up we go to the cinema. We tend to bulk buy freeze dried noodles (Miss being a student!!) and buy whatever fish is in season the freeze it.

We smoke though, about $30 is wasted on our dirty habit!!
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There is just me and the OH here and we have a budget of $120 but its always a competition to get it below $100. we managed $96 last week!!! We plan our menu in advance and separate it into sections in the trolly. I get a treat as the OH gets a large coffee every morning. We tend to go for dinner every wednesday (pay day) or if the housemate is winding us up we go to the cinema. We tend to bulk buy freeze dried noodles (Miss being a student!!) and buy whatever fish is in season the freeze it.

We smoke though, about $30 is wasted on our dirty habit!!
Okey dokey but what did you dish up last night for nosh?
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There is just me and the OH here and we have a budget of $120 but its always a competition to get it below $100. we managed $96 last week!!!
Ha ha, same here.

I am trying for sub-$100 to save up for an Xmas splurge. Last week $97.

Today we will be having good old Chilli con carne.
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ERk. Mr BEVS needs to come to yours. I can't eat it & apparently I can't cook it right.
I once cooked that for 40 odd & more at our local RFU club in the UK. Dunno what I did but it wasn't enough .....con carne .

Tonight delishiano.

Hot chicken salad. I buy a chicken, sort it out so it doesn't taste like a dry twizel and then chop it up for an assortment of offerings.
Himself has leftover pudds to eat after that.

Tomoz we are out at a monthly quiz night. This is our big night out . I intend to eat out as the food price is reasonable Pasta or chowder or fush.

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I lurrrrrvvvve chilli con carne. Ham steaks and colcannon tonight.

I'm not sure pickling works in this climate. I used to when I was in the UK. It needed a cool dark cupboard as I recall. I've got a hot dark cupboard
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Originally Posted by bakedbean
Ham steaks and colcannon tonight.
I'll swap you some chilli con carne for some ham or gammon steaks.

ETA How come you have ham in Malaysia anyway?

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Gammon. I seem to remember that in a dim and distant past.

I did squiz the picked onion jars up the supermarket yesterday. Only one of the four brands available had the pickling spices.
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Okey dokey but what did you dish up last night for nosh?
Tuesday was curry with tonnes of fish. Last night was Out for dinner as it is Wednesday, Tonight Is puff pastry filled with whatever to make homemade pizza and a salad. Then friday veggie lasagne. Cant remember what we have at the weekend. Probably noodles!!! lol
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Duck.
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Duck.
Why?
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Why?
Several reasons.

1. I'm having duck for dinner

2. It could be "Duck or Grouse"

3. It's a private (or was anyway) joke between me and Bevs.

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Not duck!! No!!!
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Originally Posted by Bo-Jangles
I'll swap you some chilli con carne for some ham or gammon steaks.

ETA How come you have ham in Malaysia anyway?
It's a deal. But how do I get the ham steaks into the computer?

Yes, plenty of ham, pork fillet, back bacon, Lincolnshire sausages... hehe

I am assuming that you are referring to Malays?? Ah you see... there is a misconception that Malaysia is a muslim country. It is not actually, though the official "religion" is Islam, but any religion can be practiced. Malaysia is made up of mostly Malays and Chinese racially, some Indians, and a smattering of others. Penang where I live is predominantly Chinese, so pork is very popular (though obviously not with the Malays or any Indian muslims). We also have plenty of this stuff too Hic. There endeth the Malaysia pork conundrum

I don't know what's for dinner tonight as I am going out with Mr bakedbean
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I went to pak and save, where I got ....... Chicken!

It's ok once in a while, trying to save for Xmas......

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