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Entries from October 2008

Yuckblog 6: Basics v Batchelors

October 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A battle between two behemoths here. The ubiquitous high-street-killer Sainsbury’s, and the daddy of dehydrated snack foods, Batchelors – the company which bought us such culinary innovations as Cup-a-Soup and Savoury Rice. So which is the best? Only one way to find out. Food fight. ‘Do not purchase if open or torn‘

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Tags: Vegetarian · yuckblog

Cicatelli with Spinach, Cream & Gorgonzola

October 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The clocks went back this weekend and suddenly it was winter. Time to lay down some much needed winter fat* to sustain us through the long chill months ahead, and what better way then eating refined carbohydrate swimming in cheese and cream.

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Tags: cheese · Main Course · Vegetarian

Cheese Scones

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

And so it came to pass in dying chill days of October that the idea of soup for lunch started to grow in its appeal and so it was that a pair of Thermos was bought. And then Blogger D did make a rather tasty spinach and rosemary soup. And it had been recommended even […]

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Tags: Baking · cheese · Vegetarian

Delia’s Pickled Beetroot with Shallots

October 28th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Delia prefers to bake rather than boil her beetroots and then pickle them in red wine vinegar rather than the more usual malt. This, she told me over a Cherry Bakewell, goes to make a milder more beetrooty pickle.

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Tags: Pickles · Preserves · Vegetarian

Pickled Onions

October 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

You may need some emotional support for this recipe as peeling 2kg of onions can be a long, tedious and tearful process. Not dissimilar to listening to an entire Coldplay album.

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Tags: Pickles · Preserves · Vegetarian

A free Christmas card from yumblog

October 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Well freeish. All you have to do is click here to download the pdf, then print, mount on card, trim, fold down the middle and buy a stamp. Get a grown-up to help if necessary and be careful – scissors and scalpels can be sharp and dangerous. Have a safe xmas, R & D. x […]

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Tags: Christmas · Downloads · Vegetarian

Yuckblog 5: Splendips Raspberry Cheesecake

October 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Yummy, now for dessert. And what better after a bowl of delicious Asda ‘Good For You!’ Spaghetti in a cheese flavoured sauce with broccoli floret pieces than a raspberry cheesecake? Your dinner guests will be so impressed.

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Tags: Dessert · Vegetarian · yuckblog


October 15th, 2008 · 3 Comments

As the financial markets imploded and governments around the world desperately threw good money after bad, we were at a market in the South of France spending (accidentally) €6.65 on a single mushroom. At the time of writing that’s about a fiver. A fiver for one bleeding mushroom. It had better be good.

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Tags: Mushrooms · Uncategorized · unusual foods · Vegetarian