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Heinz tomato soup yum or yuck


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In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 08:32:18 GMT
Ori Mrs Beeton is correct - but it is more to be supposed that it was intended as a light meal - children of Families who could afford to eat well certainly did get meat - but more than likely it was - at least while they were younger - the mince - cottage pie - braised lamb - rabbit - etc -the children who went hungry were those born in the "Workhouse" environment - gruel twice a day - and bread and cheese on Sundays if they were lucky - this of course is second hand - but I believe my Grandmother's view - she had my Father in 1910 - but she was "in Service" as a Lady's Maid - taught me to sew and embroider - and promised me that I would know how to be a good Lady's Maid - and I crossed my fingers behind my back (so it was not a lie) and said - "Oh yes Gramma - I would like that"

Posted on 4 Feb 2013 08:36:28 GMT
Charlie love - if you go to Yorkshire - they mention Pobbies - which is usually stale cake or bread which is beaten with sugar and egg - put into a cup and steamed until it is SET - in a pan of water - I sincerely believe that is what should have been called Pobs - because it turns out - when cooked like a little custard shape. Sure but I still like my Tomato soup and garlic bread best

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 09:19:39 GMT
Charlie says:
Thank you Patricia, that'll be it then. My mum is 100% Yorkshire woman, even tho we've lived in Lancashire and sussex all my life! Funny I love bread and butter pud which I guess is pretty much the same thing but pobs? Yuck!

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 09:51:11 GMT
Bread and Butter Pudding - now you are talking - sprinkle of Nutmeg and way to go I used up some Christmas Cake - that way - cut it small and finish it off with that Egg Custardy stuff like the B/B Pud - it was very nice - stale Madeira Cake - ahem!! if it gets to stale = it does not often last that long

Posted on 4 Feb 2013 14:13:07 GMT
Scarlet Lady says:
Bread and Butter Pudding has to be just right - not too goooey

Posted on 4 Feb 2013 15:03:11 GMT
Charlie says:
Got some leftover brioche, so think it'll be pud tonight!

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 15:10:15 GMT
Right - you are on the list - next time I make it Charlie left over Brioche - quite delightful - I could bring chopped apricots and california raisins

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 15:13:35 GMT
Charlie says:
You're on Patricia, sounds good. May add some choc chips for the kids what do you reckon??

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 15:27:06 GMT
Sounds very nice - I'll go along with that - do you recall a bar called Caramac - that was caramel flavoured Chocolate - don't think they make it now

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 15:38:54 GMT
Stu says:
they still sell caramac at my newsagents patricia yumyum

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 16:07:24 GMT
Last edited by the author on 4 Feb 2013 20:31:39 GMT
Then I believe Asda may have some perhaps I shall drop by tomorrow

Well I went to look on-line and Tesco do not have it - MEANO !!!
ASDA have some and I shall drop by - Wednesday most likely
OK Charlie - it is 43p a Bar - while stocks last - I have not been there yet
**evil grin**

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 16:24:56 GMT
Stu says:
good luck

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 18:50:02 GMT
Charlie says:
I live caramac, yep they still make it! A bar doesn't long tho, shame you can't get bigger size. You used to be able to Easter eggs in it. I always got loads of them as was never a 'proper' chocolate fan yum. Let us know how you get on at Asda Patricia!

Posted on 4 Feb 2013 20:03:02 GMT
M. Wilson says:
No cambells is better, or i buy Tesco cream of tomatoe soup for half the price.

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 20:33:50 GMT
I usually shop at Tesco - they have such charming delivery staff -

Tesco's do not sell Caramac - wickedness of it - ASDA do - and I amended my post Charlie Darling !!!

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 20:58:54 GMT
Charlie says:
Our Tesco has them Patricia £1.20 for 3, I shop with Ocado now (after too many Tesco problems) and they don't have them unfortunately. May need a trip to Tesco now tho as can't stop thinking about them

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 21:25:37 GMT
Tesco Probs tell me about them - "MY" Tesco no longer supports the Tassimo Cappuccino that I favour - and other stuff too - I get the steaks from Russells
I think now the weather is improving - hate the cold - I shall be visiting Asda from time to time because their Greens and Fruit are very good - that naughty noise you make with your hand over your mouth and blow - THAT to Tesco - Zerburts

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 21:56:57 GMT
Stu says:
seconded patricia

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 22:24:10 GMT
Charlie says:
Have a look at Ocado Patricia, I have been so impressed since I changed to them. I had a look and they do list your cappuccino but is out of stock, worth a look in a few days??

In reply to an earlier post on 4 Feb 2013 22:44:07 GMT
Thank you Stu - and for the Tassimo Coffee Charlie Darling - it is not a real problem - you can get it online from Tassimo themselves - they even send it Carriage Free if you lay out £30 - but that lasts so long - and can be a good bargain if they have a "feature" - I won two lots of £10 from participating in some skylarking - sort of competition - that being said - I could always have a drip - intravenous - but I hate needles - except those I can embroider with - Off I have to go now Good-Night and The Gods Bless

Posted on 5 Feb 2013 14:38:16 GMT
Isobel Ayres says:
Funnily enough I had Heinz tomato soup the other day for the first time in years. Just had a random craving for it so had it for lunch with one of those nice pretzel rolls from Waitrose with lots of butter. It was definitely a yum moment.

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Feb 2013 15:07:31 GMT
Pretzel Rolls - now that does sound Yum - I was hoping to go out to Asda today - but the weather has become so darned cold - and just now it was chucking sleet down by the handful - now raining - I shall have to speak to the Clerk of the Weather

Posted on 11 Feb 2013 16:36:50 GMT
Hubby decided he wanted soup for lunch today. On one of the rare days when I hadn't got any homemade. Since we were out I stopped off and bought a tin of Heinz vegetable soup. It was horrendous. Gloopy texture, a total lack of seasoning and the most unpleasant taste. Shan't do that again.

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Feb 2013 17:52:06 GMT
Stu says:
my mate tom doesnt like hienz veg soup either but thinks asdas is lovely

Posted on 11 Feb 2013 21:04:15 GMT
Heinz veg soup is foul,,,,mum used to pour oxtail soup over spuds for lunch on hard up days...hated that too, put me off soup for years really, which is a big shame.xxx
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