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Onion Soup

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MasterChef

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

Creationism

“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

Honeyed Tomato Soup

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 is this soup. “Agony and …

Spicy Tomato Ketchup

‘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 website for an impressive £3.50 …

Yuckblog 7: (Un)Savoury Rice

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, like failed fireworks, should never …

Happy New Year

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 losing his car keys at …

Bass Wrapped in Lettuce

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 and a flourish of buttered …