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  1. #1371
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    Felt a bit hungry today. So had some tortellini needing used



    Had a small stir in for it
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    Just made this savoury chive sodabread. Looks great and will have it tonight with soup I think

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    "An old man sleeps with his conscience at night, while young kids sleep with their dreams"

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    It was the weakest practical joke since Cardinal Wolsey got his nob out at Hampton Court and stood at the end of the passage pretending to be a door!

    “without a cause, we are...nothing! We stay because we believe. We leave because we are disillusioned. We come back because we are lost. We die because we are committed."

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    edit... was very nice... lentil soup and soda bread
    Last edited by struth; 09-01-2018 at 18:59.
    Regards,
    Grant .... ؠ ......Don't be such a big girl's blouse

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
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    **I’ve studied deeply in the philosophies and religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through**

    "An old man sleeps with his conscience at night, while young kids sleep with their dreams"

    "Justice is sinking to the bottom of the sea, And it feels like I'm living in the wasteland of the free"

    It was the weakest practical joke since Cardinal Wolsey got his nob out at Hampton Court and stood at the end of the passage pretending to be a door!

    “without a cause, we are...nothing! We stay because we believe. We leave because we are disillusioned. We come back because we are lost. We die because we are committed."

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    Felt a bit hungry today. So had some tortellini needing used



    Had a small stir in for it
    Snap!

    Rocket, avocado, radish and beetroot salad to start. Fresh spinach and ricotta tortelloni with a tomato and basil sauce, green beans, red pepper, sweet corn and broccoli on the side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    Just made this savoury chive sodabread. Looks great and will have it tonight with soup I think

    Looks really tasty! :-)
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  6. #1376
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    Scottish ribeye steak, and chips with a rub of the garlic.



    Last edited by struth; 10-01-2018 at 16:30.
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    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
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    **I’ve studied deeply in the philosophies and religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through**

    "An old man sleeps with his conscience at night, while young kids sleep with their dreams"

    "Justice is sinking to the bottom of the sea, And it feels like I'm living in the wasteland of the free"

    It was the weakest practical joke since Cardinal Wolsey got his nob out at Hampton Court and stood at the end of the passage pretending to be a door!

    “without a cause, we are...nothing! We stay because we believe. We leave because we are disillusioned. We come back because we are lost. We die because we are committed."

    ***SMILE, BE HAPPY***

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    That Soda bread looks good. Any chance of the recipe ?

    I am cooking Chinese Braised Red pork with steamed rice and stir fried Pak Choi with Garlic. Smells good but have another 30 minutes to tasting.

  8. #1378
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    Quote Originally Posted by hifi_dave View Post
    That Soda bread looks good. Any chance of the recipe ?

    I am cooking Chinese Braised Red pork with steamed rice and stir fried Pak Choi with Garlic. Smells good but have another 30 minutes to tasting.
    sure dave.. Not much to soda bread bar quickness. about 9oz of soft plain flour, teaspoon of salt and one of sugar. 8 foz of soured milk(make by adding a dollop of leon juice to cold milk in a jug and put in fridge for 10 mins) or you can use buttermilk if feeling rich. and about 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder...I use double action stuff from usa.. get it on amazon. Clabber Girl or Argo, but you can use our stuff too just you have to be very quick and make sure your milk has gone acid. double action also reacts with heat so guaranteed.

    Bring it all together quickly with a big spoon in a bowl. then tip out onto floured bowl. sprinkle a bit of flour over it and your hands and very quickly turn it into a ball. (as your doing this have a baking sheet or tin in a hottest possible oven.)
    Once in a ball and holding together nicely cut a scorethrough top and pop it on the sheet or tin and back in hot oven for 10 ins, then reduce heat to about gas 7 for 10 mins then gas 5 for 20 mins.. thats it really.. if you want is with soething in just put chives or whatever in when mixing.. or a bit more sugar if you want it a bit sweeter.
    Easiest bread around...it doesnt rise as much as bread but its more of a near cake bread really. great with soup or with butter on and heated in micro, or with jam id a sweet one.. nice in crusty and when its a tad older can be toasted
    Regards,
    Grant .... ؠ ......Don't be such a big girl's blouse

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
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    **I’ve studied deeply in the philosophies and religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through**

    "An old man sleeps with his conscience at night, while young kids sleep with their dreams"

    "Justice is sinking to the bottom of the sea, And it feels like I'm living in the wasteland of the free"

    It was the weakest practical joke since Cardinal Wolsey got his nob out at Hampton Court and stood at the end of the passage pretending to be a door!

    “without a cause, we are...nothing! We stay because we believe. We leave because we are disillusioned. We come back because we are lost. We die because we are committed."

    ***SMILE, BE HAPPY***

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    Your steak and chips looks great, Grant!

    Hope you enjoyed it

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    Yeah. Mine's doing at the moment.

    What Tesco describe as a 'chicken pie', basically a cheap puff pastry shell with slime and bits inside . Plus baked baby potato croquettes, brussel sprouts, fried mushrooms and gravy.

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