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Entries from January 2009

Onion Soup

January 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Yumblog is now being swamped with spam. So to all those spammers trying to flog us Arcoxia, Atarax, Augmentin, Buspirone, Cardizem, Celebrex and a whole alphabet of other ‘meds’ – fuck off. To the spammers who think we’re so dull-witted we’d publish their comments because they write a generic ‘I completely agree’ – fuck off. […]

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Tags: Main Course · Rant · Soup · Starter · Vegetarian


January 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Choose between John and Gregg with their catchphrases “Whoever wins, it will change their life!” and “Cooking doesn’t get tougher than this!” or Gregg on his own saying “Beefy, beefy mushrooms” This and many more designs available from our shop

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Tags: T Shirts

Fisherman’s Soup with Aioli Toast

January 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I came across this Mitch Tonks recipe on the excellent BBC ‘Get Cooking‘ website. If this dish is anything to go by, fishermen eat exceedingly well.

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Tags: Fish · Main Course · Seafood · Soup

‘Cooking Doesn’t Get Tougher Than This!’ Apron

January 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This is the first in what will no doubt be an endless stream of ‘MasterChef’ inspired cooking aprons, and is yours for a modest £18.90. Buy now or wait until we’ve come up with some better ideas. Available in a range of fresh and modern colours.

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Tags: Apron


January 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

“I’ve started to drift towards a belief in God, creationism and intelligent design. When I look at something as complete and intricate and detailed as Professor Dawkins I think, ‘Surely that can’t just have happened by chance’.” A quote from the comedy genius Stewart Lee. This and many more designs available from our shop

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Tags: Stuff · T Shirts · Uncategorized · Vegetarian

Semolina-crust pain de mie

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

This Saturday I had the urge to spend all day in the kitchen and there is no better way of achieving this than embarking on one of Dan Lepard‘s more involved and elaborate recipes. This loaf takes the best part of a day to create and requires the making of two separate doughs – one […]

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Tags: Baking · Bread · Vegetarian

Sunday (Birthday) Lunch at L’Oasis

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

A L’Oasis in the desert of KFC and Wetherspoon hell that is the Mile End Road. RIP

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Tags: Places to eat

Yuckblog 8: Drei Deutsche Imbisse

January 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Like a dog returning to its vomit, here we are once again preparing three unappetising platefuls of instant pasta for this, our eighth yuckblog taste test. Thus far much of what we have tried has been of such a lamentable quality it can barely be described as ‘food’, so this time we have travelled further […]

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Tags: Stuff · Vegetarian · yuckblog

Honeyed Tomato Soup

January 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Phwaaar! Great flavour combinations. You’ve got the sweetness of the tomatoes, then an explosion of fragrant basil, finishing with the floral kiss of honey. Yes, MASTERCHEF!! has returned to our screens. Actually this is a delicious and unusual dish. If you can only summon the enthusiasm to cook one thing this year, make sure it […]

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Tags: Soup · Starter · Vegetarian

Spicy Tomato Ketchup

January 10th, 2009 · 8 Comments

‘A true taste of Mediterranean tomatoes to bring a touch of sunshine to British fish and chips. It’s the ultimate sauce to enhance your haddock or perk up your pollock’. Not my words you understand, but those of Jme (Champion of the people) Oliver describing his ‘Real Tomato Ketchup’ which he is flogging on his […]

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Tags: Preserves · Vegetarian

Rosti (potato pancake)

January 8th, 2009 · 14 Comments

This recipe is for my dad who misses the rostis my mum used to make but has so far been unsuccessful in his attempts to recreate them. There are many ways to rosti a potato – purists would have you boil them first and leave to rest overnight before peeling and grating; others would urge […]

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Tags: Main Course · Side Dish · Vegetarian

Hund T-Shirt

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

If you’re fond of dogs and like t-shirts, then you’ll love this dog t-shirt. Go on, consume and make your life worthwile. Happiness is a click away. Many more designs available from our shop

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Tags: T Shirts · Vegetarian

Fish Fingers

January 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

OK, so it looks as if this particular fish had its fingers variously crushed in a freak piscine industrial accident, but they are tasty nevertheless. Tastier than Cap’n Birdseye’s even.

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Tags: Fish · Main Course · Side Dish · Snack

Yuckblog 7: (Un)Savoury Rice

January 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I had fond memories of Batchelors Savoury Rice. I remember it magically appearing sometime during the 1970s and becoming a regular teatime favourite along with butterscotch Angel Delight, Dream Topping and Arctic Roll. However, having just sampled three miserable variations, I now know that 30 years can play terrible tricks on the mind, and memories, […]

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Tags: Vegetarian · yuckblog

Happy New Year

January 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This time last year we posted a recipe for ‘Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup‘ with the uplifting introduction “Happy New Year. It’s 2008 and it looks like the year ahead is going to be shit”. Predictions don’t come more accurate than that. So what of 2009? Shitter. Much shitter. Shittier than Shitty Jack McShit after […]

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Tags: Stuff · Vegetarian

Bass Wrapped in Lettuce

January 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Following a traditional Christmas in Suffolk (Turkey or Quorn roast with all the trimmings, a disappointing episode of Doctor Who and Israel bombing Palestine, etc) we had a second, less traditional Christmas dinner a few days later in Berlin (Some photos here). This lettuce-wrapped bass was the main attraction, served alongside an indulgent Gratin Dauphinois […]

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Tags: Fish · Main Course · Seafood

Gratin Dauphinois

January 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

For the definitive yuletide Gratin Dauphinois recipe to accompany the also-blogged lettuce-wrapped bass we turned to Larousse Gastronomique.

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Tags: Side Dish · Vegetarian