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Hur hur. He said Gland

Fnarr, fnarr.
oh just grow up !! , why can't you behave more like an adult... more like me??!

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Re: British food coming to Gland

Just to stir the pot a bit, could someone list a few of the best (and commonly held) examples of British cuisine?

I have some ideas in my head of what I think Brits hold in high regard, which I find mediocre on a global scale. If, however, you list some things* that I hadn't considered, I'll bite my tongue.

*double points if they sell them at Jim's
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Re: British food coming to Gland

Ooooh, I got to check it out, so close, thanks for letting us know. 5mins, yipee. Now, I just hope that's not the store that just sold me 10fr worth of Fruit Loops at Palexpo . I need new Marmite and will gladly compare prices at Globus, Divonne, American Market and Gland. Now now, aren't we spoiled brats, a few years ago, there was zero Marmite.

(I do have to move it to Commerical, though, sorry grynchie..we will open another nice and fresh thread here when we have experiences with Jim to share..ugh, that came out wrong, but voila)
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:28
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Just to stir the pot a bit,...
reference my post above about Jim's and "cuisine" .. what mrs. and I commonly buy is sausage , aunt bessies roasties, Mrs. Robinsons squash ( drink ) and then sit in the tea room for fish n chips or onion and mince pie.

different topic.. proper British cuisine.. I've had some of the best meals of my life prepared by proper British cooks... Chris Tanner in Plymouth, for one bit of name dropping, does a scallop dish that will knock your socks off.
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There is many things I dont understand in this world. One of them is: "Out of all the things you would want to export from England to anywhere else in the world - why choose food???"
Because it's nice and people buy it?

Nobody in their right mind exports ASDA 1p sausages, but proper sausages, made with actual meat, dry cured bacon, good cheese, barley water, nice marmelade, porage oats,.... shall I go on?
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...and then sit in the tea room for fish n chips or onion and mince pie..
They cook ?!
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Ooooh, I got to check it out, so close, thanks for letting us know. 5mins, yipee. Now, I just hope that's not the store that just sold me 10fr worth of Fruit Loops at Palexpo .

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there is another brit food shop that sets up at the Expo.. that wasn't Jim
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:31
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They cook ?!
tea room stuff.. I don't know if the tea-room will make it to Gland ( fnarrr ) but in st. genis they do fi' n chip, pies.. pasties ... don't tell Paddy but there used to be a proper Cornish lass making the pasties.. I think she's moved on now tho.
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:36
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don't tell Paddy but there used to be a proper Cornish lass making the pasties.. I think she's moved on now tho.
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:37
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Re: British food coming to Gland

Too many fantastic foods to choose from, to be honest. My favourite parts of a roast dinner - Yorshire puds and stuffing - are top food items. British sausages are something special, proper bacon and drinks like Pimm's are also top on my list. Perhaps "cuisine" is the wrong word - I just prefer it to "gastronomy". British food is tasty and good. My French OH adores it, and even came round to British cheese last weekend. (GG, if you're reading, he was a huge fan of the red blue cheese - Gloucester, was it?)-
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Too many fantastic foods to choose from, to be honest. My favourite parts of a roast dinner - Yorshire puds and stuffing - are top food items. British sausages are something special, proper bacon and drinks like Pimm's are also top on my list. Perhaps "cuisine" is the wrong word - I just prefer it to "gastronomy". British food is tasty and good. My French OH adores it, and even came round to British cheese last weekend. (GG, if you're reading, he was a huge fan of the red blue cheese - Gloucester, was it?)-
Kam, you should try Aunt Bessies yorkshires, they are pre made and frozen.. just pop em in the oven and they come out perfectly

before anyone starts... mrs. G used to be a chef and makes darn good yorkshires but even she prefers these ( especially as they are soooo easy )
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:44
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Re: British food coming to Gland

Oh, I know them all too well. Being the one who's cooked Christmas dinner for 8 people for the past few years, I learned to take advantage of Aunt Bessie's frozen yorkies and roast potatoes (much to the dismay of my Yorkshire-born grandmother).
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Re: British food coming to Gland

a cold wet rainy weekend coming up.. I know whats on sunday dinner menu
___________, and roasties and yorkies.
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Re: British food coming to Gland

Ghaaaaaad.....ok, so I am on these meds where I still have to wait 3hrs before eating something and this is cruel, have mercy on me....I am drooling over the keybord. When I lived in the UK, I loved the food. But I was doing the cooking for the entire house, hahaha, and it was vegan. Just a vegan version of UK cookin'
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Old 07.10.2011, 12:51
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Re: British food coming to Gland

vegan sunday supper?.. oh make me gag!!

(( not something I am proud of.. but me and a mate years ago... talking about going out after work for a nice juicy steak, made a vegan co-worker cry.. she actually ran from the office... who knew !?! ))
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vegan sunday supper?.. oh make me gag!!

(( not something I am proud of.. but me and a mate years ago... talking about going out after work for a nice juicy steak, made a vegan co-worker cry.. she actually ran from the office... who knew !?! ))
Meanies. She must have felt bad for the petite vache, or, maybe craved it? I craved meat in my vegan years.

Vegan Cooking was more pseudomeat loafs, baking, banana/nut breads, etc etc. Lovely. Even vegan saussages, scones, burgers....argh, I miss grapefruit sweetened halva, jaysus. UK healthnut stores are awesome.
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Re: British food coming to Gland

ok.. pull up a chair... time for another one of old(e) uncle grynchies stories...

a few years ago someone in mrs.G's organization set up a one day flea market in the work parking lot in order to raise funds for ESCA. With some little coaxing I set up a stand selling bacon sandwiches... I made about 250 bacon sandwiches that day and found out later I converted a couple of vegetarians with the smell of frying bacon


( I myself couldnt look at a bacon sarnie for weeks after )
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Re: British food coming to Gland

Nothing beats a "Toad in the Hole" which is sausages hiding in Yorkshire pudding, some creamy mash and lashings of gravy

A beef Wellington is wonderful too..
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ok.. pull up a chair... time for another one of old(e) uncle grynchies stories...

a few years ago someone in mrs.G's organization set up a one day flea market in the work parking lot in order to raise funds for ESCA. With some little coaxing I set up a stand selling bacon sandwiches... I made about 250 bacon sandwiches that day and found out later I converted a couple of vegetarians with the smell of frying bacon


( I myself couldnt look at a bacon sarnie for weeks after )
Hahaha! My brother (vegetarian since the age of 12) has always told me that he misses meat, especially bacon sarnies.

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Nothing beats a "Toad in the Hole" which is sausages hiding in Yorkshire pudding, some creamy mash and lashings of gravy
OK, so I have to cook this really, really soon. Thanks for reminding me!
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ok.. pull up a chair... time for another one of old(e) uncle grynchies stories...

a few years ago someone in mrs.G's organization set up a one day flea market in the work parking lot in order to raise funds for ESCA. With some little coaxing I set up a stand selling bacon sandwiches... I made about 250 bacon sandwiches that day and found out later I converted a couple of vegetarians with the smell of frying bacon


( I myself couldnt look at a bacon sarnie for weeks after )
Hahaha....you know, it's always like this. People are meant to be carnivors, me thinks. Though, had to test the options, hence the few years of vegan fun. Fasting isn't that bad, either, try it.

Then I was at my folks' and dad roasted a chicken. That was the end of my option-testing. Uhmmmm......bacon...almost as good as

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