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haha check out the
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haha check out the NORDIC!!
See this was this fellow from rural [insert nation here], who fell in love and married. He adored his wife and everything went fine, except the way she cooked [insert regional dish here], which simply did not meet his app[…]

CRISP PACKET COPY 1: Pickled Onion Space Raiders
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CRISP PACKET COPY 1: Pickled Onion Space Raiders
They came…. From the darkest depths of the uncharted cosmos….
The Space Raiders.
Brightly coloured, bug-eyed, bad guys with really big brains and easily enough alien technology to take over[…]

The art of the afternoon lock-in
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I wasn’t really old enough to enjoy the illicit thrill of the afternoon lock-in, but I think myself and Mr Hopkins may have discovered the closest remaining version over the weekend.
Trying to be good boys and do something constructive with our[…]

Anyone For Coffee?
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Anyone For Coffee? Restaurant punters behaving badly is a subject it is difficult to deal with for the Publog with any real moral high ground. We all behave badly every now and then, hopefully to one another, rather than the waiting staff. After a pa[…]

Write it down! If (y)our stomach NEEDS FOOD NOW, then the next recipe…
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Write it down! If (y)our stomach NEEDS FOOD NOW, then the next recipe delivers that in about 15 minutes.
Cook 2 chicken fil(l)ets in ten minutes.
Heat can of creamy mushroom soup.
Add one (two, three,…) spoon of curry powder.
Cut up chicken i[…]

Oatmeal porridge made with milk
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Oatmeal porridge made with milk is already deadly rich and creamy, but it seems to invite you to put MORE cream on it (and probably butter and creamcheese and chickenfat and…): oatmeal porridge made with water has a glassier texture and taste, […]

More news on the Bailey’s Glide.
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More news on the Bailey’s Glide. It is foul. Sold as a longer, smoother version of the Bailey’s experience it is just watered down Bailey’s in a litle bottle. Sold in a 200ml bottle, and packing a not very whopping 4% punch it takes[…]

Sorbet! It’s like ice cream that hasn’t happened.
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Sorbet! It’s like ice cream that hasn’t happened.
But it did. It happened so much, capping off a superb if classic meal at The Atrium in Edinburgh ‘ a far better restaurant than many of its London equivalents. And it led me to th[…]

Cool Britannia’s star has fallen,
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Cool Britannia’s star has fallen, The Pharmacy had to go.
It always seemed out of its element ‘ it would have been much more comfortable in Dean Street. The only time I ate there it was full of mismatched couples and media types not to[…]

Depressing food moments #heaven_knows
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Depressing food moments #heaven_knows:
Contents of Sarah’s cupboards.
Paprika
Ginger
Coriander (ground and seeds)
Fenugreek (ground and seeds)
Cardamom pods (green)
Nutmeg pods (brown)
Cayenne Pepper
Hot chilli powder
Cinammon
Garam Masala
Mus[…]

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