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Prabhakari

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2012, 03:13:33 AM »
I wish I could make my own soup. I miss it. Tinned soup is not that nice. Not even Baxters.
Thick lentil soup with lots of onion, potatoes, peas, carrots, runner beans, tomato puree, Marmite for the stock, herbs and black pepper and salt for seasoning, and with the soup, Norfolk dumplings, with finely chopped onion and sage in them.
A tablespoonful of oil to stop sticking.
Cooked slowly over an hour or so, with the dumplings swelling up on the surface.

That is what soup should be like.
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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2012, 01:31:44 PM »
Prab
Have you looked at soup makers which cook and blend the soup, or is it the chopping the veges that is difficult?

Norfolk Dumplings :-)  my father used to make them with yeast, so they really got big >thumbsup<

Regarding your tesco problem, try ringing them, I've always found them very good, they'll also refund the price of things that are not right ;-)

or, try another shop >whistle<

Now I can't get the song "Food glorious food" out of my head >doh<

Prabhakari

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2012, 01:47:40 PM »
It is just the simple physical work that knocks me out.
Surfaces are too high which makes things even harder

I use tinned and frozen veg mostly. Still needs stirring, though.
Thanks for the thought.
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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #18 on: August 31, 2012, 01:48:16 PM »
Nothing, i came to seek inspiration.. Just waiting for it to hit... Yogurt is ok for now.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #19 on: August 31, 2012, 02:24:31 PM »
Hmm.............Try googling for soup makers, Amazon perhaps, and see what they can do....or what about a slow cooker?  no stirring..............on a coffee table perhaps?   Just throw everthing in the day before.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #20 on: August 31, 2012, 03:47:52 PM »
A slow cooker is a really good idea and is more easily accessed than a cooker. >thumbsup<

Prabhakari

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #21 on: August 31, 2012, 04:33:40 PM »
Consolation> Fresh bread, just made.
At least I can have it with tinned slop.
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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2012, 08:34:37 PM »
Have you tried the farm soups in cartons rather than tins? I love New Covent Garden's soups and the tesco's own equivalent. And there's so much in a carton, you can save half in a container and have the rest the next day.
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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #23 on: August 31, 2012, 11:20:35 PM »
I keep meaning to get a slow cooker.  My mum keeps badgering me to get one.  Ideal for cooking things like stews etc. 

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2012, 12:29:31 PM »
Cake.  That's all I've eaten so far today.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2012, 12:42:27 PM »
Bacon and Branston pickle sandwich.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2012, 06:40:43 PM »
Main meal yesterday, a goat's cheese and mushroom panini with chips from the gym cafe. Tonight I'm just about to have a Quorn cottage pie.

And various yoghurts, bits of fruit, chocolate, Monster Munch etc.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #27 on: September 02, 2012, 01:44:07 PM »
Had porridge with honey for breakfast.

Am going to have a Damson Jam (Bonne Maman) sandwich with butter and wholemeal bread for lunch, followed by an apple and a yoghurt later.

A lot of carbs but I don't feel up to doing anything else.

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #28 on: September 02, 2012, 01:44:37 PM »
Jockice, are you a vegetarian or do just prefer vegetarian food?

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Re: What have you had to eat today?
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2012, 02:03:39 PM »
"Jockice, are you a vegetarian or do just prefer vegetarian food?"


Not totally but I don't eat meat often, certainly not at home, although I do have some fishfingers in the freezer bit.

I was veggie for a while but I went out with a lass whose entire ethos seemed to be 'I treat people like shit but I don't eat animals therefore I'm morally superior,'' so after that I reserved the right to eat meat if I felt like it.

It's usually when I'm a visitor to someone else's house and I'm offered it. I don't really like making a fuss (another of this woman's specialities) and the veggie option (if there is one) is usually something spicy which I couldn't eat even if I tried.

I don't really miss it (although I had an urge for a bacon sandwich a couple of months ago so bought one from a takeaway place) and I'm sometimes tempted to order gammon when I go out for a meal. I also have occasional urges for corned beef and ox tongue (I once asked for an ox tongue sandwich in a shop. The assistant looked totally bemused and went: "Fox tongue?") but apart from that I can live without it. I like animals. It's not their fault they taste of meat.

Anyway, so far today a bowl of Frosties. a Tesco's gooseberry fool and the usual chocolate.