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Title: Today for lunch I am having...
Post by: FatBloke on December 02, 2008, 01:48:08 pm
... unidentified frozen mass from the freezer!   :thumbsup: :-\

I have put it in a saucepan to defrost and cook. I wonder what it is.
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Post by: alan on December 02, 2008, 01:55:44 pm
It will be fine,whatever it is, with some Stella gravy :thumbsup:
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Post by: FatBloke on December 02, 2008, 02:09:58 pm
'Tis the finest Bolognese sauce!
Nom! Nom! Nom!   :) :) :)
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Post by: Wowbagger on December 02, 2008, 02:15:59 pm
We've just had soup & butties. Not in our normal place because we've had a man in to plaster the kitchen ceiling. That is busy dehumidifying.
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Post by: Gus on October 21, 2010, 12:00:45 pm
Time to use this thread again.

I've just had a great Chicken Tikka Marsala  :D
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Post by: pcolbeck on October 21, 2010, 12:59:57 pm
A packet of crisps an a Rockin Robin biscuit as the bread had gone mouldy and so I was denied my sandwich.
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Post by: DrMekon on October 21, 2010, 01:10:53 pm
Two rounds of peanut butter and honey sandwiches.
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Post by: Wowbagger on October 21, 2010, 02:54:01 pm
A piece of gala pie, a peanut butter sandwich and a couple of crumpets. I now have by my side a NCOT.
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Post by: Riggers on October 21, 2010, 02:56:18 pm
And did you say "Thank you Matron, you've been very kind".
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Post by: Woofage on October 21, 2010, 02:59:01 pm
Home made soup with home made bread 8)
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Post by: Charlotte on October 21, 2010, 03:21:17 pm
Sri Lankan vegetable sappadhu.

Om nom nom.
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Post by: Zoidburg on October 21, 2010, 03:34:56 pm
Going against the usual "whole food" "river cottage" blah blah "grow your own home made weasel" "I will die if I eat wheat" "soya milk" "I just bought a bread maker" hemp wearing feel that most of these threads quickly take on...I went to the chippy for lunch and had humble chips with far more salt than is good for you.

They were right nice as well.

I did not quite have change to afford a spam fritter to go with my full fat can of coke :(
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Post by: border-rider on October 21, 2010, 03:51:23 pm
a very nice "special" Welsh rarebit bagette in our new local, with Tewdric.  And some very fine beer.

Excellent :)
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Post by: Noodley on October 21, 2010, 04:01:19 pm
5 (yes, one for each of the fingers on my hand) pies. 
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Post by: mike on October 21, 2010, 04:02:18 pm
I made enough fish biryani last night to feed about seven, but me and Mrs Mike got through most of it for our tea, so I had the leftovers for lunch.  Still good, too.
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Post by: Zoidburg on October 21, 2010, 04:03:11 pm
Fish curry has always struck me as being just wrong.

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Post by: Hot Flatus on October 21, 2010, 05:23:19 pm

I did not quite have change to afford a spam fritter to go with my full fat can of coke :(

Just think what will happen when they cut down your giro!    ;)
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Post by: Zoidburg on October 24, 2010, 04:05:05 pm

I did not quite have change to afford a spam fritter to go with my full fat can of coke :(

Just think what will happen when they cut down your giro!    ;)
If things get that desperate I could always go into teaching.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on October 24, 2010, 04:15:37 pm
5 (yes, one for each of the fingers on my hand) pies. 
Please tell me you stuck one finger through each pie and ate them off like Hula Hoops.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on May 30, 2011, 12:41:26 pm
I had a lovely lunch of oatcakes, baba ganoush, lambs' lettuce with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, feta cheese, and grapes. Could quite go a biscuit now.

I took it in my Laptop Lunches lunchbox. (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002KRFLR8/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_2?pf_rd_p=103612307&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B002IAJFSS&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=1N9QYXN0FY7RYDB841MB) I am quite excited about that in a sad geeky way because I bought the box a couple of years ago and although I've used some of the individual tubs separately, today was the first day I used the whole thing.

The baba ganoush went in the medium lidded pot and the salad went in the big lidded pot. The grapes went in the big unlidded pot. The salad dressing went in the smallest lidded pot which I then tucked into the smallest unlidded pot and filled the gap with feta. The oatcakes didn't need to be transported in the lunchbox.

*saddo*
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Post by: jogler on May 30, 2011, 01:44:40 pm
prawns followed by yoghurt
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Post by: numbnuts on May 30, 2011, 01:51:07 pm
I had an apple, two mince pies and a cup of tea
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Post by: AndyK on May 30, 2011, 01:59:49 pm
Chopped salad (tomato, celery, peppers, cucumber, beetroot) and two haddock fillets.
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Post by: pcolbeck on May 30, 2011, 02:26:56 pm
Three mini sausage rolls with ketchup.
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Post by: BrianI on May 30, 2011, 06:19:34 pm
had two rolls with marmalade anda mars bar for lunch today.
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Post by: LindaG on June 20, 2011, 01:56:35 pm
Noodles with cup-a-soup, to see if this is tolerable camping food.

Yes.  It is.    :smug:
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Post by: Biggsy on June 26, 2011, 04:05:56 pm
Chicken liver and ketchup doorstop.
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Post by: Woofage on June 28, 2011, 04:41:33 pm
A fried egg sandwich on home-made bread. Haven't had one for months.

It was so lovely I had another ;D.
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Post by: LindaG on July 07, 2011, 02:57:01 pm
A fried egg sandwich on home-made bread. Haven't had one for months.

It was so lovely I had another ;D.

Ooh, did the yolk run down your chin?  Yummy.

Last night's veg, still in its veg water, handful of lentils, herbs from the garden, salt, pepper ....

Bishbashbosh homemade soup.  Nice.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on August 14, 2011, 01:30:04 pm
Bobb and I have just had warm green lentil salad with goats cheese and walnuts. And a Mars Bar icecream.
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Post by: tonycollinet on August 14, 2011, 01:36:03 pm
Bacon, melted brie and cranberry sauce sandwich on Granary bread - luvly
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Post by: Biggsy on August 14, 2011, 02:12:03 pm
I'm going to batter my sausage and have a toad in my hole.

Mmmm.  Saturated fat, here I come.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on August 15, 2011, 11:51:09 am
Today we are having home made baba ganoush (god knows what it'll be like because for some reason I have tahini dressing instead of tahini and I can't be arsed going out just for tahini), Ikea crispbreads and olives and artichokes and stuff.
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Post by: why1040 on August 15, 2011, 03:39:50 pm
I was thoroughly cheese-on-toasted by a friend in return for (cycling over and) bringing her jacket back after she left it behind one day  :)
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Post by: BrianI on August 15, 2011, 08:24:59 pm
today for lunch I had Tesco Value Cheese Spread, on Tesco Value White Bread, followed by Tesco Value Cheese Puffs, and a Tesco Value Strawberry Cereal Bar.  Might as well get used to it as I'll be a student next month!  :o
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on August 16, 2011, 01:53:09 pm
We were going to have avocado salad - barley, avocado, radish, peas, salad leaves, spring onions and pumpkin seeds with lime/olive oil dressing. But the avocados were rotten right through. So we had the same but with feta instead of avocado.
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Post by: geraldc on August 16, 2011, 02:38:59 pm
Mackerel sandwiches
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on August 18, 2011, 06:25:26 pm
We had a delicious salad of watermelon, watercress, feta and chickpeas with a dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, honey and mint.

An hour later we went for chips.
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Post by: Biggsy on August 20, 2011, 12:54:55 pm
Bombay mix, cake and a vitamin tablet.
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Post by: why1040 on August 20, 2011, 01:09:08 pm
A proper "grilled cheese" sandwich!  YUM!
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Post by: Biggsy on August 28, 2011, 03:21:45 pm
Chicken liver & tomato ketchup roll.  Lots of iron :thumbsup:
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Post by: why1040 on September 01, 2011, 01:24:03 pm
Today I had some Ryvita with cheese, cucumber and home made crabapple jelly (sadly not of my own making)

Only worth mentioning because the cheese had a label with the following on it:

Wyedale (with herbs) (NOM)

I agree...it was definitely NOM!   ;D
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Post by: Biggsy on September 01, 2011, 02:54:48 pm
Spam.
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Post by: Wowbagger on September 01, 2011, 02:56:03 pm
Wonderful spam!
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Post by: BrianI on September 02, 2011, 01:25:12 pm
Wonderful QuornTM!

FTFY!  ;D

Todays luncheon was  QuornTM ham slices on tesco value brown bread, with pudding of a tesco finest cinammon swirl.  and after pudding pudding of a second tesco finest cinammon swirl.   :sick:  Too much pudding!
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Post by: RW on September 02, 2011, 01:51:33 pm
Chicken Soup made with the remains of a chicken I bought for 10p in Tesco the other night.  The carrots onions and squash that went in it as well were full price unfortunately.
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Post by: bobb on September 19, 2011, 10:13:57 pm
This was my lunch today:

(http://www.zaribor.com/raz/pics/lunch.jpg)

Proper cycling food  :P
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Post by: robgul on September 20, 2011, 01:13:38 pm
A digestive biscuit, possibly buttered ... because : I've just painted the front door and can't close it yet so I can't go out and forage for food - I had the last of the bread this morning and I can't work the bread machine - there appears to be no stock of cake available  .... hopefully my wife, who's been away at a work thing for a couple of days will be back this evening!

Rob
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Post by: LindaG on September 30, 2011, 12:25:04 pm
A ham and leerdammer toasted sandwich.  Not as nice as it sounds as we only have healthy wholemeal bread, not plastic bread like that proper lovely fish finger sandwich I had for me tea last night.
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Post by: AndyK on September 30, 2011, 12:36:00 pm
Salad with a tomato & mozzarella quiche.
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Post by: Oaky on September 30, 2011, 12:39:15 pm
German rye bread with a platter of peppered ham, cheese, grapes, tomatos, plums and a huge pile of pickled red cabbage.  Served with a dollop o the F-i-L's marrow/apple/chilli chutney.
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Post by: numbnuts on September 30, 2011, 12:39:47 pm
I'm having an apple and a cup of tea
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Post by: jogler on September 30, 2011, 12:57:22 pm
banananananana (hey hey kiss him goodbye) butties using brown wheatmeal bread.Prepared by own fair hand.This miracle of domestic science on my part has encouraged me to have a glass of water with it. ;D
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Post by: tiermat on September 30, 2011, 02:25:45 pm
We went all posh:

Started with Gravalax
I followed that with Belly Pork, Mrs T had Cheese, spinach and truffle souffle
I had Bakewell tart to finish, and a double espresso, Mrs T just had a cup of tea.

I had the dubious pleasure of paying the bill :(

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Post by: LindaG on September 30, 2011, 02:36:13 pm
We went all posh:

Started with Gravalax
I followed that with Belly Pork, Mrs T had Cheese, spinach and truffle souffle
I had Bakewell tart to finish, and a double espresso, Mrs T just had a cup of tea.

I had the dubious pleasure of paying the bill :(

Ooh, how nice.  Sounds like a celebration  :thumbsup:

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Post by: tiermat on September 30, 2011, 02:42:24 pm
No, LG, just my usual Friday date with my lovely wife.....

FWIW we went to The Viallage Inn in Brompton, very nice it was too
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Post by: mrcharly-YHT on October 04, 2011, 12:46:04 pm
dehydrated from a packet cheesy risotto rice. It's supposed to serve 4. I've nearly finished the lot.
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Post by: Basil on October 04, 2011, 12:52:14 pm
Left my sarnies at home.  So today for lunch I will be having whatever the shop with the shortest queue is selling.

Oh, that will be something from Burton's Menswear then.  Bugger.
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Post by: mrcharly-YHT on October 04, 2011, 01:00:26 pm
dehydrated from a packet cheesy risotto rice. It's supposed to serve 4. I've nearly finished the lot.
Down to 3 spoonfuls and I'm getting that MrCreosote feeling.
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Post by: Jacomus on October 06, 2011, 02:08:26 pm
My colleague's M&S 'New York Deli' sarnies he bought last night and didn't want to eat today. This was highly fortuitous as my actual lunch, prepared by the fair hands of Miss Emily, is still in our fridge having been forgotten in my 8minute asleep - leaving the front door dash this morning.
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Post by: jogler on October 06, 2011, 03:36:12 pm
grow a beard & get a skinhead to use that 2-5mins to retrieve lunch from fridge & still be even quicker
hth
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Post by: Biggsy on October 07, 2011, 01:12:29 pm
Sardine and salad cream sandwich.
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Post by: mike on October 07, 2011, 01:14:26 pm
thai chicken soup.  (leftovers + half can coconut milk + tom yum paste)

lovely, but spicier than I'd planned.
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Post by: hellymedic on October 08, 2011, 11:27:51 am
Yesterday's lunch was cancelled. I was on a train from London to Sheffield and the trolley shop had no sandwiches. I had a slice of indifferent marble cake and can of Minute Maid orange juice.
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on October 08, 2011, 06:48:09 pm
Today my lunch was apple and cheddar, celery, peanut butter sandwich and a couple of biscuits, eaten on Little Sodbury iron age fort. It's windy up there but the views are great.
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Post by: hellymedic on October 09, 2011, 01:34:13 pm
Nothing.
There is no food on this train  :(
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Post by: Biggsy on October 22, 2011, 04:08:43 pm
Cadbury Trick or Treat Blackcurrant & Vanilla Mini Rolls.  :P
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on November 04, 2011, 05:43:13 pm
I had a veloute of celeriac with a something or other and pan-fried quail egg, then a ragout of autumn vegetables. Bobb had Newhaven crab something, then a pithivier of partridge. And we both had sticky toffee pudding and fig icecream. All of it was delicious. The caramelised onion bread was bloody lovely too.
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Post by: Wowbagger on November 05, 2011, 01:36:41 pm
Bacon butties cooked by Dez's fair hand.
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Post by: itsbruce on November 13, 2011, 04:15:19 pm
Went to Cornercopia in Brixton for a sunday roast.  The nut roast was amazing: a dryish cake studded with whole pecans, macadamias, chestnuts, walnuts and chick peas in a huge portion that could have fed two.

Images posted cause I hope to lure certain forum members up here again:

Cauliflower soup:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6107/6340114763_c314f8ce3d_z.jpg)

Terrine of confit of duck with piccalilli:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6102/6340113449_db3b55d854_z.jpg)

Nut roast (huuuuuge portion):

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6042/6340115855_3040dd9140_z.jpg)

Roast chicken with thyme:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6044/6340865978_d8c4a33c93_z.jpg)

Side of roast veg:

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6119/6340117585_6501cb72a4_z.jpg)
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Post by: why1040 on December 01, 2011, 12:35:41 pm
A home-made tunnbrödsrulle

For those who haven't grown up with this ingenious Swedish fast food, it's a square wrap (now helpfully available in Tesco's), lightly buttered, with mashed potato and one or two proper Swedish hot dogs (IKEA for that one), liberal amounts of ketchup and "grillkrydda"-a sort of bbq type spice mix.  Wrap up and enjoy as messily as possible!   ;D

Often served in Sweden with a gherkin or prawn mayonnaise or just minced gherkin   :sick:
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Post by: numbnuts on December 21, 2011, 03:27:44 pm
I only had an apple
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Post by: lou boutin on December 21, 2011, 03:34:44 pm
Yoghurt and a bananananananana.  I had a bacon butty for breakfast so trying to be good.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on December 22, 2011, 12:44:49 pm
Roasted tomato & red pepper soup, and oatcakes with goat cheese.
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Post by: jogler on December 22, 2011, 12:46:41 pm
Carrot & corriander soup;made by the Kitchen Godess; & cherry yoghurt.Soon there will be coffee & mince pies
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Post by: spesh on December 22, 2011, 02:16:18 pm
Carrot & corriander soup;made by the Kitchen Godess; & cherry yoghurt.Soon there will be coffee & mince pies

In the absence of a kitchen goddess, I had to make my carrot & coriander soup myself. And a damn fine soup it was, if I may say so myself.  :smug:


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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on January 22, 2012, 12:59:18 pm
Homemade scones, hot from the oven, with butter and homemade blackberry jam.
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Post by: AndyK on January 22, 2012, 02:06:10 pm
Leftovers 'bolognaise'.
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Post by: tiermat on January 30, 2012, 12:51:51 pm
4 slices of toast followed by a handful of Californian sundried plums (prunes to you, sir).  Will follow them up with a handful of dried cherries.

Yum, and indeed, yum!
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on January 30, 2012, 12:55:48 pm
Lentil and lemon soup, Wensleydale and tomato roll with mustard, and some BISCUITS.
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Post by: Biggsy on February 02, 2012, 04:02:34 pm
Pork scratchings - for the first time ever.  Smell like shit, taste like slightly rancid crackling.  But I'll finish the pack.
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Post by: tiermat on February 02, 2012, 04:03:19 pm
Leftover Paella
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Post by: jogler on February 15, 2012, 11:56:41 am
a W.I. dinner.
Sandwiches,sausidge rolls,crisps,cakes.
 :-\
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Post by: clarion on February 15, 2012, 11:58:37 am
Pitta, salad, cheese, hummus, crisps and a yoghurt.

The usual.
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Post by: Emily on February 15, 2012, 01:45:05 pm
A poached egg, which I actually managed to dissuade from spreading itself right across the saucepan, for once!

And homemade (well, breadmaker-made) bread.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on February 16, 2012, 12:54:10 pm
Homemade French onion soup which was really good, and a roll and hummus. And a banana. And maybe a Twix.
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Post by: why1040 on February 16, 2012, 01:00:26 pm
Poached egg(s) on toast.  I've only just started making poached eggs properly rather than using a "poaching pan", so they're still spreading out a bit, but they taste just as good, so I don't mind  :)

I even had a mug of licorice and peppermint tea with my lunch as I fancied something warm...I hardly ever drink hot drinks, so this may shock some people   ;D
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Post by: tiermat on March 27, 2012, 01:19:26 pm
A monster cheese and chorizo sandwich....

nom doesn't quite cover the awesome this made from :)
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Post by: Julian on March 27, 2012, 01:21:12 pm
Leftover stir fry from last night. 
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Post by: Katie on April 01, 2012, 10:33:55 pm
Had a lamb kebab, salad and hummus on a flatbread from one of my favourite bars in Manchester.  Don't care to think how many slimming world syns it cost me, just going to behave for the rest of the week  ;)
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on April 08, 2012, 12:54:11 pm
Bobb & I had cheese on toast, and a pickled egg each from the dozen jar I made for him for an Easter surprise. I put lots of curry spices in as well as the pickling spice. He likes them :D
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Post by: Katie on April 08, 2012, 01:18:42 pm
We are going to Common (http://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk) for burgers :)
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Post by: Wobbly on April 08, 2012, 01:35:38 pm
Am cooking full Sunday dinner for Mrs W and my in-laws. Home made rhubard crumble for pud :)
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Post by: billplumtree on April 11, 2012, 01:00:12 pm
Brie and wild garlic (freshly picked this morning) butties.  Not winning me many friends in the office.
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Post by: numbnuts on April 11, 2012, 01:13:10 pm
The same as I have every day an apple and a cup of tea
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Post by: Julian on April 11, 2012, 01:13:59 pm
Hummus on toast.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on April 11, 2012, 01:18:06 pm
Brie and wild garlic (freshly picked this morning) butties.  Not winning me many friends in the office.
I had a ciabatta with brie and gooseberry chutney left over from our trip to the jam museum.
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Post by: CrinklyLion on April 11, 2012, 01:19:47 pm
Brie and wild garlic (freshly picked this morning) butties.  Not winning me many friends in the office.

Friends in the office are highly overrated.

I am contemplating wensleydale and beetroot.
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Post by: Katie on April 11, 2012, 02:30:36 pm
Cheese and garlic omelette, with a side of baked beans and a strawberry yogurt. (Not all on the same plate.)
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Post by: jogler on April 11, 2012, 07:55:39 pm
A full english breakfast,a cappacino,cherry crumble with custard.

& for tea I had cottage pie with carrots & cabbage followed by a yoghurt

small wonder that I lose no weight
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Post by: Wobbly on April 11, 2012, 09:16:40 pm
Cheese and garlic omelette, with a side of baked beans and a strawberry yogurt. (Not all on the same plate.)

Not all on the same plate? Let me tell you, young Tajasel, that yoghurt and chips is a cracking combination.



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Post by: lou boutin on April 11, 2012, 09:58:10 pm
I couldn't motivate myself to make any lunch, so I ended up having two big glasses of orange juice, followed by a cup of tea.  I then spent an hour with my legs tightly crossed during meeting; I didn't feel that I could leave for a loo break twice in a 90 min meeting.
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Post by: redshift on April 17, 2012, 05:06:00 pm
Birthday lunch at a friend's place:
Roast peppered beef (medium rare)
chicken goujons for the tiddlers
baked pear tart with cheese and a splash of blackcurrant
baked onion tart
mushroom gratin
cherry tomato and garlic bruschetta
side salad
baked potato skins filled with cheese and mash

ricotta and ginger baked cheesecake
chocolate cake

mojitos

Currently I'm "resting"   :P
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Post by: Gus on April 17, 2012, 08:10:57 pm
I had a really nice frittata with asparagus tomatoes and smoked pork.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on May 04, 2012, 03:18:13 pm
Not all on the same plate? Let me tell you, young Tajasel, that yoghurt and chips is a cracking combination.
Chips dipped into Longley Farm blackcurrant yogurt was one of my favourite lunches at school. It wasn't on the menu; you had to buy the chips and yogurt and do the dipping yourself.

Bobb and I have had a home made red onion tarte tatin, with mustardy potato salad, and, er, salad.
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Post by: tiermat on May 04, 2012, 03:31:45 pm
Thompson's steak pie.

Nom

the second one, currently sitting in the kitchen, is in imminent danger :)
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Post by: lou boutin on May 04, 2012, 03:34:06 pm
Leek, roast tomato and feta tartlets  :)
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Post by: jogler on May 04, 2012, 03:44:40 pm
I had a bananna & a HUGE quantity of grapes
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on June 11, 2012, 12:59:29 pm
Lentil salad with goat cheese and walnuts, and a very delicious Pink Lady apple.
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Post by: rafletcher on June 11, 2012, 02:11:43 pm
Ham and smoked chicken salad.
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Post by: lou boutin on June 11, 2012, 03:10:49 pm
CAIK  ;D
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Post by: Gus on July 02, 2012, 03:25:26 pm
Baked portobello mushrooms stuffed with goat cheese, herbs and a slice of parma ham on top  :smug:
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Post by: Biggsy on July 02, 2012, 04:05:26 pm
All posters are requested to include the following information in every lunch report:

1. Food-o-meter score.
2. Number of mouthfuls.
3. Courses.
4. Health rating.
5. Price.
6. Pieces of hair.

...Like this blogger does: http://neverseconds.blogspot.co.uk/
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Post by: BrianI on July 03, 2012, 01:36:17 pm
A tesco cheese topped bap x 2 filled with:
Tesco value cheese slice
Tesco Value mixed salad
and
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Sliced chicken breast!   :o 

Despite being a fish eating vegetarian for the past couple of years, and full vegetarian before that for 5 years, I've recently been getting urges for MEAT
Could be my body telling me I need more protien....   
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Post by: lou boutin on July 05, 2012, 10:02:07 am
A tesco cheese topped bap x 2 filled with:
Tesco value cheese slice
Tesco Value mixed salad
and
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Sliced chicken breast!   :o 

Despite being a fish eating vegetarian for the past couple of years, and full vegetarian before that for 5 years, I've recently been getting urges for MEAT
Could be my body telling me I need more protien....   

That happened to my friend. She was veggie for years then suddenly craved sausages.  She fought it off until she was pregnant, which was when she sTarted to crave steak.   She claimed that I told her that more often than not, pregnant vegetarians return to eating meat.  Actually, I said that some pregnant vegetarians crave fish and return to eating fish.

Ps I'm not suggesting that you are pregnant BrianI, unless there is something you are not telling us......?!
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Post by: rafletcher on July 05, 2012, 01:42:17 pm
Chicken (thigh) in a creme fraiche, mushroom and tarragon sauce, with rice and peas. That was the last of, I'll have to do another batch in a couple of weeks.
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Post by: tiermat on November 22, 2012, 11:59:57 am
A Bikini.

Mae with real ham and Iberico cheese.

nom nom nom
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on November 23, 2012, 01:00:51 pm
Homemade lentil & lemon soup, Jacobs cream crackers with hummus, an apple, peppermint tea.

Food-o-meter 8/10
Number of mouthfuls - I didn't count them
Courses - two
Health rating 8/10
Price - pretty cheap really, under £2
Pieces of hair - none to my knowledge
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Post by: Jacomus on November 23, 2012, 01:19:13 pm
Last night's bean and sausage goo.

Made very bland by forgetting to add habanero. Filling though.



 
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Post by: tiermat on November 23, 2012, 01:29:16 pm
Nothing today as I need to make a run for the station shortly so that I can be TLD's taxi driver tonight (brownie camp)
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Post by: Wowbagger on November 23, 2012, 01:35:09 pm
A splendid cheddar omelette fashioned by my own fair hand, consumed with bread, fashioned by my own fair breadmaker, and butter. Also: home-made marmalade (that too was fbmofh). Lastly, a large and sticky Belgian bun with icing and the proverbial cherry on the top, fashioned by Grouts the Bakers, of Hamlet Court Road.

The Lady in the Baker's Shop asked me if I wanted a loaf and I said that I didn't, explained that about 98% of the bread we have eaten during the past 9 years has been from the breadmaker and she seemed so interested that she might buy one.
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Post by: rafletcher on November 23, 2012, 05:46:50 pm
Kedgeree
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Post by: BrianI on December 04, 2012, 01:02:38 pm
Two tiger rolls, with cheese and Pastrami!  Nom nom nom!


/me the ex-vegetarian!
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Post by: pcolbeck on December 04, 2012, 01:03:43 pm
A hot beef sandwich. Leftovers of the very rare roast from Sunday bunged in the microwave for a few seconds
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Post by: pcolbeck on December 11, 2012, 12:19:18 pm
Salami Mortadella sandwiches I am so middle class, oh with brown sauce so maybe not :)
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on July 25, 2013, 12:57:16 pm
Lentil salad with goat cheese and walnuts, and a very delicious Pink Lady apple.
That but the apple was an indifferent Granny Smith.

Food-o-meter 6/10
Number of mouthfuls - I didn't count them
Courses - two
Health rating 8/10
Price - pretty cheap really, under £2
Pieces of hair - none to my knowledge

One of my colleagues had a pasta pesto salad and Monster Munch sandwich. I can't possibly score that.
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Post by: Ruth on September 12, 2013, 06:57:43 pm
Poutine.

OMG all that cholesterol and salt!!! It's bloody lovely.
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on September 12, 2013, 07:53:29 pm
Ooo! I more or less lived off that for a week or two in Montreal (long long ago).
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Post by: Ruth on September 14, 2013, 01:28:30 am
Ooo! I more or less lived off that for a week or two in Montreal (long long ago).

Sluvly isnit?
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Post by: Biggsy on November 30, 2013, 12:43:11 pm
A sandwich containing a whole can of sardines (complete with all the olive oil), with Heinz Sandwich Spread and cucumber.  :P
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Post by: T42 on November 30, 2013, 01:35:03 pm
Finely-sliced escalope** of veal fried very briefly in olive oil on a high heat then set aside while I reduced a good splash of Madeira, added a good dose of cream and the secret herbal ingredient, then returned the veal to it to reheat and imbibe the sauce a little.  Served immediately, unfortunately with chips: it would have been better with rösti or rice, but the spuds were excellent anyway.

** collops to you.
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Post by: Biggsy on December 20, 2013, 02:31:21 pm
I've been constipated for a few days.  Lunch today: Big glass of tomato juice, Danish Blue cheese and high-fibre crackers, an apple, then 100g of Morrisons Golden Caramalised Nut Medley.  I'll call Dyno-Rod to put them on standby.
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Post by: T42 on December 26, 2013, 05:17:35 pm
Spare ribs. Braised three hours in stock with carrots, shallots, basil, whole coriander seeds and dill, then separated, brushed with sauce & grilled. Sauce was a hybrid of a James Beard recipe and standard Szechuan hot, involving Madeira, Tabasco, pepper, pulped shallots, ditto garlic, ditto ginger, apple juice, lemon juice, fresh basil and I forget what else. No soy sauce, abhorrent stuff takes over everything it touches. Served up with sautéed spuds and the veg dredged out of the stock.

I have a butcher chum who trims off all the excess fat and inedible bits before weighing up. He also picks his animals out at the farm, so the meat was superb and, once trimmed, not particularly fatty.

I was aiming to serve six people but two went home before lunch because their cat was alone (my god) and the remaining four of us polished off their share. Best I ever made.

For dessert Mrs. T. had made a steamed lemon-curd pudding with custard made from scratch. Yum.
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Post by: tiermat on December 26, 2013, 07:16:11 pm
T42, I hate you! :)

Ribs are just about my favourite meaty product ever, your recipe sounds lovely! My favourite, however are those served at my favourite Italian restaurant, Prima Pizzeria in Ripon. So far I have worked out that they are cooked in a sauce with fennel, honey, tomatoes, but am missing what else is in there ( and the chef and owner will not tell me!)
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Post by: T42 on December 27, 2013, 08:41:00 am
Be of good cheer: I never manage to make the same sauce twice.

Lunch today will be leftover boned, stuffed duck.
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Post by: hellymedic on December 27, 2013, 05:01:48 pm
Leftovers:

Roast pork, stuffing, apple sauce (from home-grown Bramleys), roast potatoes, carrots & parsnips.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on December 30, 2013, 12:36:35 pm
Soup, a stilton and spiced pickled pear roll, and an apple. Maybe a mince pie later. Being back at work sucks.
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Post by: Ruth on February 15, 2014, 03:10:21 pm
A VBFO fry-up to use up all the dead pig in the fridge, and to fuel me for the rest of the day since I probly shan't bother with tea.

Mmmm old cured meat.  My favourite.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on August 11, 2014, 12:48:30 pm
A salad of watercress, feta, chickpeas and watermelon with a dressing of honey, rapeseed oil and fresh mint, and two apples.
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Post by: tiermat on August 11, 2014, 12:50:12 pm
My usual, at work, lunch.

Egg mayo salad baguette
Smokey bacon crisps
Bottle of Diet Coke.

The last item made me a bit sad, for certain reasons :(
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Post by: fboab on October 08, 2014, 01:37:26 pm
Yesterday I was really cold at work and cheese & tomatoes just didn't cut it.
Today I made myself a (disgusting? delicious? YOU DECIDE) concoction of cream, cream cheese, mozzarella, Cheddar & Wensleydale cheeses, with chunky mustard coated ham, and zapped it in the microwave.
Like a full fat dairy cream soup.

* burp *
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Post by: T42 on October 16, 2014, 11:13:03 am
The smell of osso bucco is drifting up the stairs. Hope the missus is making a risotto to go with.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on October 16, 2014, 01:01:32 pm
Black bean and carrot soup, falafel, apple, orange. Probably cake.
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Post by: rafletcher on October 16, 2014, 01:15:05 pm
Pani cunzatu - in a hilltop village in Sicily
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Post by: Ruthie on October 26, 2014, 01:56:47 pm
A shoulder of very local lamb, well sea-salted to crisp the crust, then slow-cooked in broth, cumin, masses of garlic and salt, and tomatoes.

A bit oily but so flavoursome and tender.
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Post by: tiermat on November 10, 2014, 09:52:41 am
Not today, as I know it will be the usual work day fare of sandwich and crisps, but yesterday I had:

Anti-pasti (gorgeous thin sliced ham, olives and leaves)
Rare aged roast beef and yorkshire puds, plus all the trimmings
A gorgeous cheese board of local cheeses, complete with fruit cake.

It was yummy, and WOULD have cost a fortune, had it not been for the fact the last time we visited the restaurant where I had that lunch, the Salad Nicoise had no anchonvies (and the spuds were warm), that Mrs T's chicken was a little bit pink and they forgot to give the fathers sat at the table (myself and the FiL) our complimentary pints.  Thus we complained and received a "Free 3 course Sunday Lunch for two" voucher, so we only had to pay for TLD's lunch (which she devoured!) and our drinks.  Talking of which, I had a large glass of their house Rioja.  Gorgeous is not the word for it!

PS This was at the Carpenter's Arms in Felixkirk, not known for it's cheap food, as it's part of the Providence group of pubs/hotels
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Post by: Wowbagger on November 14, 2014, 02:02:48 pm
Today I made myself a 3-egg omelette in which I melted some grated cheddar cheese. With this I consumed the rustic French bread (Panasonic recipe) whose ingredients I had dumped in the bread maker last night. I had a further slice of bread with home-made marmalade, followed by a rather good russet apple.

So, apart from the butter and the apple, I cooked the whole lot myself and it were gradely.
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Post by: Ruthie on November 14, 2014, 02:15:21 pm
A ham sandwich anna napple.
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Post by: Ruthie on November 23, 2014, 01:10:40 pm
Cheese on toast made with that cheese with the bits of chilli in it.  Nom.
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Post by: tiermat on November 23, 2014, 04:36:37 pm
Cheese on toast made with that cheese with the bits of chilli in it.  Nom.

Oh, yum! Mexicana cheese! Nomnomnom!
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Post by: Wowbagger on November 30, 2014, 01:34:33 pm
Today I had an even yellower lunch than I did on 14th November. I had the three-egg omelette with grated Cheddar cheese, with two slices of bread and butter, followed by a stray piece of lemon cheesecake that had been overlooked, and a banana.

I have never had such a yellow lunch ever. I liked it. It was good.
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Post by: perpetual dan on December 31, 2014, 02:34:20 pm
Just back from a refreshing ride round Sussex lanes. Currently warming up the logical post ride combination of Coquilles St Jacques and cheap vege grills.
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on December 31, 2014, 02:38:46 pm
Today I had an even yellower lunch than I did on 14th November. I had the three-egg omelette with grated Cheddar cheese, with two slices of bread and butter, followed by a stray piece of lemon cheesecake that had been overlooked, and a banana.

I have never had such a yellow lunch ever. I liked it. It was good.
The new Wow, in a pub one lunchtime:
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on December 31, 2014, 07:22:07 pm
Today I had an even yellower lunch than I did on 14th November. I had the three-egg omelette with grated Cheddar cheese, with two slices of bread and butter, followed by a stray piece of lemon cheesecake that had been overlooked, and a banana.

I have never had such a yellow lunch ever. I liked it. It was good.
Sometimes I go to bingo with my colleagues and all the food at bingo is orange. It's all cheese and/or fried in batter. Orange dinner.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on May 03, 2015, 03:31:47 pm
Cheese and biscuits with apple slices and tomato chutney, followed by orange segment jelly and coconut rum sorbet on caramelised pineapple with amaretto figs.
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Post by: Jurek on May 03, 2015, 04:31:43 pm
Salmon and asparagus quiche, with three salads, dressed with mayo, balsamic vinegar and yoghurt & horseradish, respectively.
I believe Charlotte has previously identified this as a West London Lunch  :)
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Post by: hellymedic on May 03, 2015, 04:54:01 pm
Whether I live in West London is moot. I am just west of the A5 so I suppose I could qualify.
I had tuna mayo with coleslaw, cucumber, cherry tomatoes and orange pepper.
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Post by: Ruthie on May 10, 2015, 01:14:10 pm
Pitta bread with Hummers. Heh, hummus even  ;D my phone has Hummers in its memory!

There's a leg of lamb in the slow cooker but that's for the rest of this week's dinners  :)
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Post by: Wowbagger on May 10, 2015, 02:27:20 pm
Smoked salmon with bread and butter
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Post by: Ruthie on May 10, 2015, 10:04:04 pm
Pitta bread with Hummers. Heh, hummus even  ;D my phone has Hummers in its memory!

There's a leg of lamb in the slow cooker but that's for the rest of this week's dinners  :)

Just sampled this when I got back from my ride. It's feckin' amazing. Garlic and rosemary have completely infused the meat. Cor!
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Post by: pcolbeck on May 14, 2015, 01:07:15 pm
A crisp sandwich.
Tonight I will be good though and have chickpea stew.
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Post by: menthel on May 15, 2015, 01:32:08 pm
Breakfast buttie (bacon, sausage and egg in white bloomer) and chips with a nice cup of tea at the local greasy spoon. I blame the food rant thread!
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Post by: T42 on May 17, 2015, 05:35:59 pm
Andouillette in grainy mustard, shallot & cream sauce, with chips. Wonderful.
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Post by: pcolbeck on May 18, 2015, 01:41:27 pm
Was supposed to be a scotch egg that I purchased yesterday from M&S. Turns out you have to cook the thing in the oven for 12 minutes ! Can't be arsed right now so it's a sausage roll and an apple instead.
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Post by: T42 on May 24, 2015, 05:45:56 pm
The Inlaw Paw's 98th birthday nosh. I did spare ribs in me own sauce that resulted a few years ago from running two recipes together by accident: apple juice, orange & lemon ditto, madeira, sherry, lots of garlic, ditto root ginger, tomato purée, balsamic vinegar, "that's too much, John" salt, Cayenne pepper, paprika, Tabasco... forget what else.  The I.P. took a rack and did for it like a good'un.  Horses doovers was assorted Italian hams & salamis, cheese course was Camembert, Roquefort, Munster and an artisanal goat cheese with green salad, dessert was a startling cake/ice-cream confection ordered by son & partner from a speciality pâtisserie in Strasbourg.  Yrgacheffe to follow.
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Post by: Ruthie on May 24, 2015, 05:49:11 pm
A Pizza Express chicken salad followed by cake with mascarpone. Must remember to take a book when dining alone in future.
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Post by: T42 on May 30, 2015, 02:05:35 pm
Duck breast: seared in a piece and the fat well browned, then sliced thin & cooked very briefly either side to leave it pink in the middle and tender.  Served in a sauce of cherries poached in Madeira and a little apple juice.  Tart wild cherries would have been better but the ones on our tree aren't ripe yet.
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Post by: Jakob W on July 08, 2015, 01:44:23 pm
I don't recall who on here posted about the Dishoom bacon naan a while back, but a thousand blessings on them and their loved ones. I had some naans that needed using up and was moved to try this; filled with cream cheese, bacon, spring onion, and sweet chilli sauce they more than hit the spot. A definite permanent addition to the repertoire!
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Post by: Paul on September 14, 2015, 01:20:51 pm
Pan con tomate with spanish omlette, and beef tagine with coucous. All leftovers from yesterday's lunch. They all taste better today (24 hours seems to improve the taste of a lot of cooked food), and I'm feeling very smug sitting here among my sad sandwich colleagues, though I'll be among their number again tomorrow.
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Post by: lahoski on September 15, 2015, 09:55:19 am
(Scottish) oatcakes and peanut butter. I can't wait. I may treat myself to a glass of water to wash it all down with.
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Post by: lou boutin on September 15, 2015, 11:55:05 am
I'm going to take a cheese sandwich and go for a walk, perhaps calling into the village post office for a bottle of pop. 
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Post by: Legs on September 17, 2015, 12:02:02 pm
Some curried turkey meatballs that I made on Tuesday night (they are SCRUMMY) and a couple of slices of buttered bread (from a nice loaf with sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds).
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Post by: Dibdib on September 17, 2015, 12:13:24 pm
Bacon sandwich (smoked bacon, thick sliced white bread, real butter, HP sauce) and a big glass of Ribena.

Will cure anything, that.
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Post by: T42 on February 05, 2016, 01:39:13 pm
Nobody's had lunch since 17th Sept?

Well, today I had roast pork, butternut squash, sprouts and sautéed spuds and it was bloody marvellous.
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Post by: Ruthie on February 05, 2016, 01:43:13 pm
Two slices of honey and sunflower toast with butter, and half a tin of beans straight out the tin.
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Post by: pcolbeck on February 05, 2016, 02:02:45 pm
Three digestive biscuits and a slice of Christmas cake.  Well at least the cake has fruit in it ...
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Post by: Dibdib on February 05, 2016, 02:14:29 pm
For most of this year I've been bringing homemade soup into work for lunch, usually variations on "Parsnip and something" soup. Freezer stocks are starting to run low so this weekend will hopefully include a batch to replenish, along with maybe some home baked bread too.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on February 06, 2016, 03:33:52 pm
I had a very hipster lunch today: sourdough toast with avocado, and one of those Icelandic protein yogurts.
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Post by: spesh on February 06, 2016, 08:54:31 pm
...one of those Icelandic protein yogurts.

Is that what fermented shark becomes if you leave it for long enough?  :demon:
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Post by: pcolbeck on February 10, 2016, 12:35:15 pm
Brown breadcakes with pastrami, cornichon and mayo.
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Post by: Wowbagger on February 10, 2016, 07:38:46 pm
Today's lunch consisted of mushrooms, scrambled egg, smoked salmon and a slice of home-made bread.
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Post by: T42 on February 23, 2016, 11:00:46 am
Cajun roast pork, Paul Prudhomme's recipe.  Lots of pepper whereof cayenne of that ilk, paprika, garlic, thyme, oregano, chopped green peppers, red peppers & onions ditto, more garlic, rubbed into slots à la Orloff and slow-roasted for n hours where n varies according to when you remember to start prep. Also rubbed the meat with lemon-juice 'cos best-before date was last Friday.  The hungry dogs look up and are not fed.


Later: And bloody good it was, too.

I have a book by PP that I bought in the 80s, before he started flogging "K-Paul's spices for" this, that and the other.  In my book all the spice mixes are given in generic terms.  I want to try blackened fish but our cooker hood isn't industrial grade.
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Post by: Ruthie on April 03, 2016, 02:58:44 pm
Supermarket sweet potato, feta and nut roast (out of the freezer), mashed potato (out of the freezer), roast parsnips (from the freezer), Yorkshire pudding (from the freezer), and gravy (from concentrate).

It was gorgeous.  I love living in the future.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on April 04, 2016, 12:41:12 pm
Green banana satay and pita.
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Post by: rafletcher on April 09, 2016, 05:54:25 pm
Well had, chicken salad wraps with hoisin sauce. Yum.
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Post by: rafletcher on April 10, 2016, 10:51:44 am
And today, the last of the roast bits, as chicken noodle soup. Will garnish wish some of the wild garlic leaves we foraged yesterday. The rest I'll blitz with some olive oil then freeze.
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Post by: T42 on April 23, 2016, 01:28:15 pm
A sort of a seafood Carbonara: fresh basil, dill & red onions cut into toenails, all fried for a bit then prawns and a couple of broken-up salmon fillets added & allowed to cook a bit further. Parmesan straight into the pan to coat everything a bit. That lot dumped on top of a dish of tagliatelle tossed with butter and two egg yolks.

Just right for a cold, wet, blustery Saturday.

The nice thing about fresh basil is that if you let it cook for a bit it develops a deeper, more savoury taste than when uncooked.  I still have the perfume of it on my fingers from when I chopped it, too.
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Post by: Jakob W on May 05, 2016, 02:36:07 pm
Crusty roll, apple, piece of vintage cheddar. Was still hungry so followed it up with a pear and some dolcelatte.
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Post by: T42 on May 08, 2016, 09:03:19 am
Ken Lo's recipe for Red-Cooked Duck.  Should be starting to cook in about an hour.
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Post by: tiermat on May 08, 2016, 01:43:31 pm
The remnants of last night's cheese board. Nom!
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Post by: T42 on May 08, 2016, 02:15:06 pm
Aforesaid duck was delightful.
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Post by: Charlotte on May 13, 2016, 02:58:09 pm
A Hindu temple has just moved in on the ground floor of the building in which I rent my studio. They're here for at least two years whilst they demolish and rebuild their own place. A commercial kitchen got installed here a couple of weeks ago and now everything's up and running, they're serving delicious, free vegetarian lunch every single day. I've just been down to eat with them for the first time and it's wonderful.
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Post by: Basil on May 13, 2016, 03:03:42 pm
A Hindu temple has just moved in on the ground floor of the building in which I rent my studio. They're here for at least two years whilst they demolish and rebuild their own place. A commercial kitchen got installed here a couple of weeks ago and now everything's up and running, they're serving delicious, free vegetarian lunch every single day. I've just been down to eat with them for the first time and it's wonderful.

Mmm.   :P

*prepares self for the shock of encountering a erm sturdy Charlotte when I next make it to Long Itchington*
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Post by: T42 on May 22, 2016, 03:26:52 pm
Saltimbocca in madeira/cream/parmesan sauce.
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on May 31, 2016, 03:43:51 pm
Broad beans with mashed potatoes. Aren't broad beans disappointing though? You have a huge pile of beans and by the time you've shelled them, there are hardly any beans. So I left some of the smaller pods whole. They're perfectly edible but have a faintly odd taste, a bit like the smell of marigold leaves. Sort of. I totally will get frozen broad beans next time.
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Post by: Ham on May 31, 2016, 04:51:21 pm
Broad beans with mashed potatoes. Aren't broad beans disappointing though? You have a huge pile of beans and by the time you've shelled them, there are hardly any beans. So I left some of the smaller pods whole. They're perfectly edible but have a faintly odd taste, a bit like the smell of marigold leaves. Sort of. I totally will get frozen broad beans next time.

.....and then if you skin them you have even less left. They do taste pretty good by then though, although many people will never ever discover this in their lives.
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Post by: Mr Larrington on May 31, 2016, 06:29:03 pm
Blackadder: Right Baldrick, let's try again shall we? This is called adding. If I have two beans, and then I add two more beans, what do I have?
Baldrick: Some beans.
Blackadder: Yes... and no. Let's try again shall we? I have two beans, then I add two more beans. What does that make?
Baldrick: A very small casserole.
Blackadder: Baldrick, the ape creatures of the Indus have mastered this. Now try again. One, two, three, four. So how many are there?
Baldrick: Three.
Blackadder: What?
Baldrick: ...and that one.
Blackadder: Three and that one. So if I add that one to the three what will I have?
Baldrick: Oh. Some beans.
Blackadder: Yes. To you Baldrick, the Renaissance was just something that happened to other people, wasn't it?
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on May 31, 2016, 06:58:18 pm
Broad beans with mashed potatoes. Aren't broad beans disappointing though? You have a huge pile of beans and by the time you've shelled them, there are hardly any beans. So I left some of the smaller pods whole. They're perfectly edible but have a faintly odd taste, a bit like the smell of marigold leaves. Sort of. I totally will get frozen broad beans next time.

.....and then if you skin them you have even less left. They do taste pretty good by then though, although many people will never ever discover this in their lives.
Skin them! If I skinned them I'd never get around to eating them! Which is just as well, as there'd be nothing left to eat. Actually, I'm not entirely sure it's necessary to cook them either. They're pretty good raw, at least the small ones. Didn't try the pods raw though. And probably won't.

Of course I rediscover this at least once a year.  ::-)
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Post by: Jakob W on July 02, 2016, 02:47:43 pm
Bacon naan sandwich, carrot and lentil soup.
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Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on July 02, 2016, 03:09:29 pm
Apple dhal and bread and butter.
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Post by: Paul on July 03, 2016, 09:05:03 pm
Baguette, jambon, olives, st agur, red wine, chorizo.

Well, what else does one eat watching le tour?
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Post by: Mr Larrington on July 03, 2016, 09:36:25 pm
Baguette, jambon, olives, st agur, red wine, chorizo.

Well, what else does one eat watching le tour?

Pie, chips and chocolate Hobnobs in my case.
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Post by: Jakob W on October 22, 2016, 01:13:36 pm
As soon as it comes out of the oven, homemade pizza.
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Post by: Jurek on October 22, 2016, 01:32:56 pm
Lunch.
Well........ late breakfast, really.
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Post by: T42 on October 22, 2016, 01:38:33 pm
Wokked a heap of prawns with much garlic and ginger. Missus made a risotto to go with.  Followed up with a potlet of coffee and bitter Malagasi chocolate.
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Post by: rafletcher on October 22, 2016, 01:40:48 pm
BLT's, just the thing after a morning of cutting back in the garden  :thumbsup:
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Post by: Basil on October 22, 2016, 03:04:27 pm
Al fresco chish & fips sitting on the quay at New Quay.  It's a most glorious day,.  Deep blue sea and sky.
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Post by: Canardly on October 22, 2016, 03:21:50 pm
Al fresco chish & fips sitting on the quay at New Quay.  It's a most glorious day,.  Deep blue sea and sky.

I have done exctly this a time or two or three or four. A tad envious.
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Post by: hellymedic on October 22, 2016, 03:49:52 pm
Al fresco chish & fips sitting on the quay at New Quay.  It's a most glorious day,.  Deep blue sea and sky.

I take it you're not cycling back to Chepstow...
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Post by: Basil on October 22, 2016, 04:26:09 pm
Chepstow?   ???
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Post by: Basil on October 22, 2016, 05:06:13 pm
Perhaps you are thinking of Newquay.  We didn't go there.  We went to New Quay.   :)
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Post by: hellymedic on October 22, 2016, 06:01:38 pm
I believe the Brevet Cymru is a 400km Audax ride (subject to some current uncertainty) between somewhere in the vicinity of the Severn Bridge and the Mariner Cafe in New Quay, Ceredigion. Perhaps other yacfers could correct me if I'm wildly wrong about this.

ETA: There is much agonising about the future of the Brevet Cymru in the Audax board.
Those of us who have done the Brevet Cymru have very fond memories of it (though I have advised against chish & fips for those of delicate constitution as tasting the same again on the climb out of New Quay might not be pleasurable).

I spent Christmas one year at Maen y Groes...

Newquay is the place in Cornwall where my left crank parted company with my bicycle when I was doing a solo LEJOG in 1986.

I think...
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Post by: hellymedic on October 24, 2016, 06:13:07 pm
Al fresco chish & fips sitting on the quay at New Quay.  It's a most glorious day,.  Deep blue sea and sky.

I have done exctly this a time or two or three or four. A tad envious.

 ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: T42 on October 31, 2016, 01:37:31 pm
Grilled duck breast + baked spud, coffee (El Fuego, Guatemala) with 100% Peruvian chocolate.

Mrs. T42 brought the chocolate back from Straspberry on Saturday.  I'm still trying to decide if I like it. It tastes fruity as well as being a bit bitter - the kind of thing you try out on guests. Marries well with the coffee, though.
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Post by: tiermat on October 31, 2016, 01:52:42 pm
Crappy chish and fips at The Parcel Yard @ KGX as I wait for a train. Would be nice to say that the beer makes up for it, but it doesn't.
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Post by: Aunt Maud on November 01, 2016, 09:02:36 am
Bambi brunch.

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Post by: Aunt Maud on November 01, 2016, 06:00:33 pm
Dog boy's regretting being a venison glutton and has now got liquid deer coming out of both ends.
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Post by: Jakob W on November 01, 2016, 06:17:15 pm
The "putting you off your lunch" thread is thataway >>>>>>>
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Post by: HeltorChasca on November 01, 2016, 07:39:56 pm
Bambi brunch.

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(http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b557/Bugloss/IMG_2105_zpswpzx79sg.jpg)


Good skills. I was gifted a young buck (15kg) from a local RTA a few weeks ago. I salvaged 7kg of decent venison.
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Post by: geraldc on November 02, 2016, 01:16:02 pm
Crudites and hummus, as I will for the entire month of November, for in December I shall feast!
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Post by: hellymedic on November 02, 2016, 02:05:23 pm
Crudites and hummus, as I will for the entire month of November, for in December I shall feast!

Sainsbury's do a rather nice 'Beetroot and Sesame' dip which is a rather shocking PINK colour and is lower in Calories, which you may or may not like...

It's good with crudités.
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Post by: Mr Larrington on November 02, 2016, 03:29:03 pm
It's good with crudités.

Bum willy toilets?
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Post by: hellymedic on November 02, 2016, 09:03:33 pm
Front bottom!
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Post by: Aunt Maud on November 04, 2016, 08:27:16 am

Good skills. I was gifted a young buck (15kg) from a local RTA a few weeks ago. I salvaged 7kg of decent venison.

Was there a lot of damage to it ?
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Post by: hellymedic on November 04, 2016, 01:45:12 pm
I suspect juvenile animals have a larger proportion of offal in their body weight than adults...
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Post by: HeltorChasca on November 04, 2016, 04:55:36 pm

Good skills. I was gifted a young buck (15kg) from a local RTA a few weeks ago. I salvaged 7kg of decent venison.

Was there a lot of damage to it ?

That weight excludes the offal and stock bones. There was almost no meat on the rib cage. Young buck. Large enough but hadn't filled out. The kids are drying the hooves. The liver was badly ruptured and one rump was heavily bruised.
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Post by: T42 on February 22, 2017, 01:03:55 pm
Lunch today was prawns sautéed in lime juice & coconut milk with root ginger, onion & garlic, served up with Thai rice and a finely-chopped mix of onion, green peppers, carrot, black mushroom, sugar peas & god knows what else. Excellent.
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on February 23, 2017, 08:24:00 pm
Decent doughnuts.
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Post by: Ruthie on March 02, 2017, 12:46:29 pm
A beef and horseradish sarnie made with that multi-seed bread. Delicious.
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Post by: fimm on March 07, 2017, 12:26:30 pm
Some home-made butternut squash soup into which, sadly, I have put
1) too much water and
2) not enough chilli.
As I make and freeze big batches of soups, I'll be consuming this for a while yet...
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Post by: Paul on May 04, 2017, 02:26:15 pm
Half a baguette and a pot of smoked fillet of duck pate.

Bon appetit!
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Post by: andrewc on May 13, 2017, 12:48:33 pm
A couple of venison burgers that had been lurking in the back of my freezer compartment since the dawn of time,   and a 3 egg omelette with a dash of habanero sauce.
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Post by: Ham on May 13, 2017, 01:49:36 pm
Soup. And fish pie tonight. Porridge tomorrow morning. Notice a theme?
 :facepalm:
(in this instance the above smiley is actually holding the side of his face. Both sides.)
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Post by: hellymedic on May 13, 2017, 02:14:24 pm
Soup. And fish pie tonight. Porridge tomorrow morning. Notice a theme?
 :facepalm:
(in this instance the above smiley is actually holding the side of his face. Both sides.)

Have a trifle for dessert, or a chocolate mousse....
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Post by: T42 on May 13, 2017, 03:46:09 pm
Merguez & chips, the great traditional French dish.
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Post by: T42 on May 28, 2017, 03:58:15 pm
Mrs T's tostadas:

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Post by: ElyDave on May 28, 2017, 04:51:19 pm
A very nice grilled trout-like fish with some veg and a few chips, a beer with that and a very nice cup of black tea to follow.
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Post by: andrewc on May 29, 2017, 12:43:44 pm
Spicy scrambled eggs, with diced green pepper, mushrooms & chorizo  :P
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Post by: citoyen on July 05, 2017, 01:11:22 pm
Ersatz carbonara, made with Tesco's smoked back bacon and mature cheddar rather than pancetta and parmesan.

Damn tasty though.
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Post by: Jakob W on July 19, 2017, 11:47:40 am
Fresh home-made sourdough (10% rye), butter, cheese, apple. Lovely.
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Post by: Basil on August 04, 2017, 01:59:14 pm
Burnt fish fingers.  :(
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Post by: Cudzoziemiec on August 10, 2017, 07:02:17 pm
Had miso soup with 'rice stick' noodles and chunks of tofu.
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Post by: T42 on September 17, 2017, 02:13:48 pm
Had: perfectly-roasted duck accompanied by tagliatelle with broccoli alla Montalbano.  Would have been great with a good Cahors but had to make do with water.
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Post by: nicknack on September 17, 2017, 05:05:09 pm
Hooky (Hook Norton), Nut Brown (Adnams), Marsh Monkey (local cider), roast potatoes, cheese and biscuits - all courtesy of the Admiral's Arm in Queenborough. If you haven't been, I suggest you do.
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Post by: T42 on October 20, 2017, 01:32:06 pm
Had: Roast venison that had soaked in red wine for three days, with sautéed spuds, butternut squash and redcurrant jelly.
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Post by: Ruthie on October 22, 2017, 03:10:57 pm
Beautifully roasted beef dinner, followed by rhubarb apple and pear cobbler and cream.  MMMM food coma now.
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Post by: Jakob W on November 15, 2018, 01:27:10 pm
Cook spaghetti and steam chopped spring greens over the top. Fry chorizo until the fat runs, then add garlic and chili to the pan to cook for a minute. Greens and pasta in the frying pan, squeeze of lemon juice and some zest, mix for a minute, serve with parmesan. Lovely.
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Post by: hellymedic on November 15, 2018, 02:06:30 pm
Coo! A whole year between lunch postings!

We had a roast beef supper last night.

Don't think we'll have lunch for HOURS yet; my partner is a troglodyte...
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Post by: pcolbeck on November 16, 2018, 12:24:29 pm
Salt and vinegar Hoola Hoops. I didn't know such a thing existed, I thought they only did plain- can't believe I have been missing out on these all these years !
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Post by: Nothereforafasttime on November 16, 2018, 12:27:14 pm
Toyed between Mcdonalds or KFC today...
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Post by: sib on November 16, 2018, 12:39:13 pm
Salt and vinegar Hoola Hoops. I didn't know such a thing existed, I thought they only did plain- can't believe I have been missing out on these all these years !
Cheese and onion and BBQ beef available too !
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Post by: ElyDave on November 16, 2018, 01:08:19 pm
Smoked duck breast with stir fried veg and chilli
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Post by: Torslanda on November 16, 2018, 02:40:39 pm
Drive-by sandwiching victim today.

*Edited for susage-fingeredness!
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Post by: spesh on November 16, 2018, 02:54:34 pm
Is that like ram-raiding, only instead of loading what they can into the vehicle, the perps then produce a tray of assorted sandwiches and packets of crisps? :demon:
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Post by: Torslanda on November 16, 2018, 05:19:58 pm
It's the Mrs. braking to a halt from 30 per, right outside the shop door as I'm saying TTFN to a mate, whilst proffering a sandwich out of the driver's window, stopping for the briefest moment before accelerating away.

Choreography that would have impressed Arlene Phillips...
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Post by: pcolbeck on November 16, 2018, 06:26:04 pm
I saw my first Christams turkey and cranbery sandwich in Boots this week.
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Post by: Feanor on November 16, 2018, 06:36:01 pm
… Low Residue stuff. Don't ask!
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Post by: hellymedic on November 19, 2018, 07:22:55 pm
… Low Residue stuff. Don't ask!

Don't DIE of boredom!

BTDT got a clean result...

... but nearly died of boredom.

I don't usually eat Rich Tea biscuits...

TBH I found the days of low-residue blandness worse than the Movi-Prep or the colonoscopy...
..possibly because the duration of the latter two was shorter.
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Post by: Jakob W on January 09, 2019, 04:20:12 pm
Samosas with chickpea curry and salad from the high street stall in Wolverhampton - £3.60 well spent.
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Post by: lou boutin on January 10, 2019, 10:49:44 am
Samosas with chickpea curry and salad from the high street stall in Wolverhampton - £3.60 well spent.

It's fantastic isn't - love that place. 

Yesterday my lunch was all sugar and purchased at the Little Dessert Shop in the next street across.
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Post by: Jakob W on January 10, 2019, 04:09:07 pm
Also an entirely acceptable option....

Last day of invigilating tomorrow, so may head to the Great Western for a pint and a pork bap for lunch.
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Post by: lou boutin on January 11, 2019, 06:57:09 pm
Another establishment that enjoyed by many from the HEI.

For lunch today I had two coffees, a pot of tea and a large slice of cake.
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Post by: ElyDave on January 31, 2019, 05:54:00 pm
Went out for lunch with SWMBO today to a new-ish cafe-cum-bistro type place in Ely.

I had a starter of tomatoes, beetroots, blue cheese with a poached duck egg.  Followed by a very large (too large really vs dietary needs) bit very good burger with cheese and bacon, very well cooked and tasty, plus courgettes and panchetta on the side.  No bun of course.

SWMBO had some of my starter, followed by a cheese souffle that looked very good, some greens and thick cut chips with truffle and parmesan.  The chips were good, but could have done with a bit more parmesan for my taste.  She had a tarte tatin for afters, far too sweet and icky for me.

I think I'll have a very light dinner this evening.
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Post by: lou boutin on February 10, 2019, 05:09:23 pm
Today's lunch was roasted cauliflower, sweet potato, mushrooms, carrots, and tomatoes.  Yummy!
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Post by: rafletcher on April 19, 2019, 11:42:22 am
English asparagus and poached eggs, followed by toast and marmalade. Yummy.
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Post by: T42 on April 19, 2019, 01:08:27 pm
Smoked chicken, sauty pommes and leeks.
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Post by: T42 on April 28, 2019, 11:17:14 am
Boudin with apple purée and great pleasure.  ;D
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Post by: hellymedic on April 28, 2019, 01:10:02 pm
Breakfast.

David is still asleep.
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Post by: hellymedic on December 20, 2019, 08:25:14 pm
Everything's a bit late in this household.
We've just had 'lunch' at 20.10.

Home-grown tomatoes, picked yesterday were amongst the salad vegetables.

We also had some 'seasonal' iced fruit CAEK.
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Post by: ElyDave on January 04, 2020, 11:12:53 am
veggie and bean soup, with 4 colours of carrot from this morning's market
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Post by: rafletcher on January 04, 2020, 11:40:20 am
Eggs, either poached or boiled, now that the local (well about 1/2 mile away) chickens have resumed service.
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Post by: hellymedic on February 05, 2020, 04:19:46 pm
Some freshly-picked tomatoes David has just brought in from withering vines.
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Post by: Snakehips on February 05, 2020, 04:46:12 pm
...  the tasting menu at The French Table Surbiton https://www.thefrenchtable.co.uk/ (https://www.thefrenchtable.co.uk/) with wine pairing.
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Post by: andrewc on February 06, 2020, 01:09:59 pm
Scrambled eggs with diced chorizo, on toast.    :P
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Post by: T42 on March 12, 2020, 01:18:47 pm
Aldi had pre-sliced kebab meat and corresponding buns on Tuesday, so cobbled together a couple of döner today using moist coleslaw, onion & tomato. No yogurt for sauce so used sour cream, lemon juice &  garlic. Inflated the buns in the toaster and did the meat in the air fryer. Parfick.
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Post by: andrewc on May 28, 2020, 01:30:39 pm
Toasted sourdough bread, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, tomato & basil.
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZGelqpXgAEIfoV?format=jpg&name=large)
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Post by: Andrij on June 02, 2020, 01:23:49 pm
Cold KFC* and assorted pickled veg.**


* Korean fried chicken
** Eastern European stylee
The latest fusion cuisine.  :D
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Post by: Legs on July 17, 2020, 12:25:49 pm
Crisp sandwiches (sliced white bread, ridgey salt-n-vinegar crisps, squirt of ketchup)  ;D
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Post by: T42 on July 17, 2020, 01:15:19 pm
Yesterday: pavé of beef in sherry, cream & Roquefort sauce.  An entrecôte would have been better. So would have Madeira, but we've run out.
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Post by: Legs on September 22, 2020, 11:51:55 am
Left-over savoury rice (chicken / chorizo / tomatoes etc), with a fried egg on top.  Sort of arroz a la cubana.
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Post by: T42 on October 05, 2020, 02:26:42 pm
Cold wet day, so cauliflower cheese, chips and bangers.
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Post by: Legs on October 12, 2020, 01:39:28 pm
Left-over Chinese takeaway.  Followed by left-over homemade apple crumble (with cheeky Ambrosia custard).
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Post by: T42 on October 15, 2020, 01:04:04 pm
Saltimbocca alla romana, with fresh sage and most excellent sprouts.

The main difficulty in preparation lies in not eating all the prosciutto before starting to cook.
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Post by: Luke on October 17, 2020, 02:37:11 pm
Freshly made pork pie from the bakery around the corner, with tomato chutney.  :thumbsup:
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Post by: T42 on December 20, 2020, 01:59:01 pm
Pork filet stuffed with powdered almonds made into a paste with a little white wine, half-dried apricots, fresh sage, garlic and oregano, seasoned with coriander, green, black, white and red pepper; the whole thing wrapped in Parma ham and flaky pastry and baked in the oven.  I left it a wee bit too long in the oven but it was still the juiciest pork filet I've had for a long time.  Left-over stuffing didn't last long.

Trouble is that MrsT doesn't eat meat, so I've got cold pork for the next two or three days.
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Post by: Canardly on December 20, 2020, 02:11:52 pm
Some slightly out of date Gruyere on toast.
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Post by: Basil on December 20, 2020, 02:14:08 pm
This morning's coffee recycled anna mince pie.
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Post by: Basil on December 20, 2020, 02:34:32 pm
Blegh.  They make mince pies sweeter every year. All I can taste is sugar.
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Post by: hellymedic on December 20, 2020, 03:57:22 pm
Blegh.  They make mince pies sweeter every year. All I can taste is sugar.

We had one pack of mince pies between us.

I didn't enjoy them and will wait another 11 months till I try them again.
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Post by: citoyen on December 21, 2020, 04:29:13 pm
Blegh.  They make mince pies sweeter every year. All I can taste is sugar.

I only ever eat home-made mince pies these days, for precisely that reason.

My sister makes very good ones, with frangipane topping.

This year, I have been making mince pies as an excuse to practise my pastry-making technique. I made two batches with puff pastry, which were fantastic, if I say so myself. And over the weekend, I made another batch with pâte sablée1. It was an interesting experiment but probably not one I'll repeat, as they were a little too sweet for our tastes - though nowhere near as bad as mass produced shop-bought versions.

My wife makes them with a plain shortcrust, which I like but always feel they need something to lift them, which is why I tried the pâte sablée. I might try a pâte brisée2 for the next attempt.

For next year, I'll get my arse in gear and make my own mincemeat too. I've been using shop-bought, which is generally pretty revolting. It's not like it's a difficult thing to make, just needs to be done well in advance to give it time to mature.

1. enriched shortcrust made with huge amounts of butter, plus icing sugar and egg yolks
2. enriched shortcrust, but not sweetened
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Post by: fboab on December 21, 2020, 08:18:54 pm
When I resort to shop mincemeat I always boost it. Just adding a bit of chopped apple, cherries, chopped nuts, dried apricot lifts it from sweet gloop to something a bit more acceptable.
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Post by: citoyen on December 21, 2020, 09:11:59 pm
When I resort to shop mincemeat I always boost it. Just adding a bit of chopped apple, cherries, chopped nuts, dried apricot lifts it from sweet gloop to something a bit more acceptable.

I like your style.

(ETA: my wife does the same - usually adds a bit of chopped apple and mixed dried fruit, plus a slug of brandy)
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Post by: pcolbeck on December 22, 2020, 06:14:30 pm
My Grandma made brilliant mice pies. Alas she's been dead for twenty years.
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Post by: fboab on December 22, 2020, 11:16:48 pm
O rly?

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