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In reply to an earlier post on 19 Dec 2012, 09:15:33 GMT
Last edited by the author on 19 Dec 2012, 09:16:04 GMT
pixie says:
Hi jade...check out our "For those that would like to lose some weight" thread and join Ori and me...and other's with a like mind.

I love a continental breakfast...my fav if I'm in Alicante is Toast, slice of cheese on top then sliced tom sprinkled with salt and pepper and drizzled with the oil and vinegar mix they have..yum!

Welcome by the way!

In reply to an earlier post on 19 Dec 2012, 07:37:32 GMT
Last edited by the author on 19 Dec 2012, 07:44:00 GMT
jade 68 says:
Hiya I like the idea of combining a high fat dutch and french breakfast, as I hate cereal.... so sometimes i eat at 1100 a BRUNCH, of Gouda cheese slices, with half a baby tomato, also a greasy french croisant, with smearings of jam, or a cheese scone if Im out shopping which I share with the other half,I am ovrweight, so next year will be eating less!Also prices in shops going up, so i may go vegetarian.and just eat vegetables.

Posted on 18 Dec 2012, 10:04:15 GMT
Bearman says:
Ha ha - I never expected to have anything to do with kids myself, but then settled down with someone who had some already from a previous marriage - love them to bits, but always content to way goodbye to them at the end of a weekend :-)

Posted on 18 Dec 2012, 10:01:21 GMT
Uggle buggle. I always hated sugary cereals. Breakfast cereals in a box are low grade grains anyway. Where I grew up kids would eat them by the handful as they watched TV, can you imagine? Between the screaming sirens on TV and the screaming kids... I always preferred an omelette or porridge. Or Cream of Wheat or Rice. Which is faster to make than porridge, too. The only cereal my sister and I made a brief exception for came out in the 70s and it was called "Freakies"! It was the name more than anything.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Dec 2012, 10:00:51 GMT
I plan on never being daft enough to have kids, so it shouldn't be difficult to not give them Lucky Charms.

Posted on 18 Dec 2012, 08:57:15 GMT
Bearman says:
Dont bother - its the sort of breakfast cereal you wouldn't give to your kids, unless you knew for certain that the moment they finished eating you could hand them over to someone else to look after - all sugar and artifical additives.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Dec 2012, 08:52:03 GMT
A shop near to me sells Lucky Charms and they sell like anything. Not tried them myself, though.

Posted on 18 Dec 2012, 08:40:53 GMT
Bearman says:
Hey Ori - I had Lucky Charms for breakfast today. First and last time - my better half can have the rest of the box and relive a lost youth - i was not impressed.

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Dec 2012, 01:06:49 GMT
For breakfast?!!.....Ohhh, what the Hell?! - I would eat it anytime! ;o>

Posted on 17 Dec 2012, 14:09:42 GMT
Bearman says:
Mmmmm...........Brisket with mustard sauce.......drool...

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 13:11:46 GMT
Ah...falda! This is about the only time of year you can find it. I'll ask my Mom and Pop shop how much they want for one. You can special-order a rolled one with harboiled eggs etc in the middle, which I think is yuk, but maybe the plain falda would be cheaper. "Pecho de ternera" is a northern thing.

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 11:24:19 GMT
Happy says:
People can be so narow minded Charlie. So they don't like fruit, but the garden birds love cherries. We had two cherry trees in our garden where I grew up, one sour the other sweet. We rarely got any as the birds always gor to them first.

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 11:07:37 GMT
pixie says:
Ori check this out.....Pecho, corte plano.....flat cut of brisket boneless
Pecho entero whole brisket....La Falda...ask the butcher.....hope I've written that right!x

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Dec 2012, 11:00:37 GMT
Last edited by the author on 15 Dec 2012, 11:02:18 GMT
pixie says:
Totally lush Ori...and I'm not really a red meat eater...but that...mmmmm! Did you know about Nach Waman...he opened a shop for just cookbooks in New York and it's a bit of a cult...Bit like our "Books for cooks" in Notting Hill...now there's a shop! They have a test kitchen too and cook from books to see what the customers think, great place. all the good cooks have worked in that little shop over the years...even our dear Clarrisa dickson-Wright. They have printed a few of the best in books..
Favourite Recipes from 'Books for Cooks' Books 1, 2 & 3

That's the shop on the cover...goes back quite a bit so there is room to move...love it!

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 10:54:07 GMT
I wish we could get brisket here...they cut cows up differently. If we lived up North maybe I could. Sniff!

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 10:47:02 GMT
pixie says:
Had brunch today as off shopping..Home made rosemary and seasalt roll..( my new fav! ) with griddled brisket and mustard...so yummy!
You must try that Brisket recipe...it is seriously good! It tastes even better the next day and freezes a dream. like best staek. You can have it hot or cold..As it is sliced during the cooking every bit gets the flavour hit.

Google or what ever is your "bag" Nach Waxman's Brisket recipe....honestly, give it a go!

Posted on 15 Dec 2012, 09:48:35 GMT
Last edited by the author on 15 Dec 2012, 09:49:30 GMT
Busted, Pixie! LOL
I have "mystery cheese" this week that Lidl was selling. I call it "mystery cheese" because it's labelled as "Scottish Coloured Cheddar" (what? It's very pale) and on the front of the packet it says it comes from the Lockerbie Creamery, situated in the Valley of Something or Other, while on the back of the packet it says it was made in a creamery...on the Isle of Man?

Charlie, that is painful and horrible. Then in a year or so she will move house and the future owner will never know what they've lost!

Actually that sandwich is standard here in some places. They call it a Mixed Sanwich (aka Croque Monsieur if you speak French).

Posted on 14 Dec 2012, 23:30:29 GMT
Charlie says:
Mine either, one of my friends has just chopped up a cherry tree that was in her garden and fruited loads as 'they don't like fruit' seriously?

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Dec 2012, 22:54:08 GMT
Yes Claude reines

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Dec 2012, 19:42:28 GMT
pixie says:
Would be fab! I'd love to split goodies...my friends just don't get it! Boo!

Posted on 14 Dec 2012, 19:39:44 GMT
Charlie says:
Are you kidding, that would be amazing!!!! Imagine the supper club we could have!!! And book sharing, splitting bulk buy ingredients.... Oh to have a mutual food fanatic as a neighbour 😃

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Dec 2012, 19:37:08 GMT
pixie says:
I think it sounds an amazing, happy scoffy household...good job I don't live next door!xx

Posted on 14 Dec 2012, 19:33:28 GMT
Charlie says:
Haha, if you can squeeze some chilli in you'd be in heaven pixie! I'm in a very happy place here, kids all well and eating like horses, just keep churning out food and they wolfing it down. Perfect partnership eh!

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Dec 2012, 19:29:59 GMT
pixie says:
The "Cheese " one saounds my kind of nosh! As did the anchovy toast!...glad this isn't on the "Those that want to lose weight" Ori would catch me at it!

Posted on 14 Dec 2012, 19:19:24 GMT
Charlie says:
2 new breakfasts this week! First up from Hugh's Three Good Things is soft boiled egg with mashed anchovies on toast. Absolutely fantastic, so deeply savoury.
Second up is a grown up version of a sarnie from my student days. Make sandwich of gruyere and Parma ham. Butter outer side of bread and fry each side till crispy and cheese melty. Little salt and devoured! Not one for the health conscious I admit, but yummy on a grotty morn like today!! Just watch your leftovers! My two year old pinched the rest of the pack of prosciutto and scoffed it in 30 seconds!!
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