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Thread: OK, What's For Lunch or Tea Today?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yomanze View Post
    No no no no no.

    Duck should be seared in a flat pan and finished in the oven.
    Nah the duck itself was ace. Fried low heat on its skin for 15 minutes. Masses of fat comes out.

    Then plonked on top of the veg skin side up in a pan with a lid on.

    I remarked how good it was - it was literally bouncy to the cut and super smooth to the chew.

    It's just the rest that didn't inspire.

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    Have to agree. I know where Neil's coming from, and with certain dishes, cooking duck like that is the way to go, but I thought your duck dish looked great, as did your prawn one earlier. Where did you get the prawns from? They looked 'propa'

    Treating Del to curry tonight at one of our fav Indian restaurants in Chester, which is proper 'old school' (nothing fancy), and been open since the 70s, check out the pics: https: https://gate-of-india-restaurant-chester.business.site/

    They have nice 'intimate' booths, traditional Indian decor (using dark/rich colour schemes), unlike the 90% of modern Indian restaurants, which are 'contemporary styled' (read as bland and soulless) and too starkly lit. The atmosphere in this place is much 'cosier', the way I remember Indian restaurants from back in the day, and most importantly the food is superb!

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    Duck with plum sauce


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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy S View Post
    Duck with plum sauce

    Everyone's going quackerzzzz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    What's your view on rabbit?

    Marco.
    I've not eaten rabbit ever since it was served up to me looking like a school anatomy dissection! I was 14 at the time and was staying with a family in France, so that's over 50 years ago.
    Barry

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    I've not eaten rabbit ever since it was served up to me looking like a school anatomy dissection! I was 14 at the time and was staying with a family in France, so that's over 50 years ago.
    Lol, having been in rural France many times and seen similar, I can sympathise! In Tuscany, rabbit is more popular than chicken, and served in many different ways, absolutely deliciously

    Here's one such recipe: https://www.saveur.com/italian-fried-rabbit-recipe

    Mum used to make it often!

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    Paul Hynes MC head amp/SR5 PSU. Also modded Lentek head amp/Denon AU-310 SUT.

    Other Cartridges: Nippon Columbia (NOS 1987) Denon DL-103. USA-made Shure SC35C with NOS stylus. Goldring G820 with NOS stylus. Shure M55E with NOS stylus.

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    Tape Deck: Tandberg TCD 310, fully restored and recalibrated as new, by RDE, plus upgraded with heads from the TCD-420a. Also with matching TM4 Norway microphones.

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    Cables & Sundries: Mark Grant HDX1 interconnects and digital coaxial cable, plus Mark Grant 6mm UP-LCOFC Van Damme speaker cable. MCRU 'Ultimate' mains leads. Lehmann clone headphone amp with vintage Koss PRO-4AAA headphones.

    Tube Distinctions digital noise filter. VPI HW16.5 record cleaning machine.

    Speakers: Tannoy 15MGs in Lockwood cabinets with modified crossovers. 1967 Celestion Ditton 15.


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    Chicken with jacket potatoes tonight


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    Stodge.

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    Mmm... Buttery!

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    Paul Hynes MC head amp/SR5 PSU. Also modded Lentek head amp/Denon AU-310 SUT.

    Other Cartridges: Nippon Columbia (NOS 1987) Denon DL-103. USA-made Shure SC35C with NOS stylus. Goldring G820 with NOS stylus. Shure M55E with NOS stylus.

    CD Player: Audiocom-modified Sony X-777ES/DAS-R1 DAC.

    Tape Deck: Tandberg TCD 310, fully restored and recalibrated as new, by RDE, plus upgraded with heads from the TCD-420a. Also with matching TM4 Norway microphones.

    Preamps: Heavily-modified Croft Charisma-X. LDR Stereo Coffee. Power Amps: Tube Distinctions Copper Amp fitted with Tungsol KT-150s. Quad 306.

    Cables & Sundries: Mark Grant HDX1 interconnects and digital coaxial cable, plus Mark Grant 6mm UP-LCOFC Van Damme speaker cable. MCRU 'Ultimate' mains leads. Lehmann clone headphone amp with vintage Koss PRO-4AAA headphones.

    Tube Distinctions digital noise filter. VPI HW16.5 record cleaning machine.

    Speakers: Tannoy 15MGs in Lockwood cabinets with modified crossovers. 1967 Celestion Ditton 15.


    Protect your HUMAN RIGHTS and REFUSE ANY *MANDATORY* VACCINE FOR COVID-19!

    Also **SAY NO** to unjust 'vaccine passports' or certificates, which are totally incompatible with a FREE society!!!


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    Steak Pie and Mash

    tat hit the spot
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