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I had mui choi kau yok (梅菜扣肉) for lunch. Maybe one of my favourite foods ever - very fatty (mostly fat) pork stewed with salty pickles until it's almost liquid.

That looks pretty tasty - but that fat is very thick.
 

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I had mui choi kau yok (梅菜扣肉) for lunch. Maybe one of my favourite foods ever - very fatty (mostly fat) pork stewed with salty pickles until it's almost liquid.

l wouldn’t bother eating that; l’d just stick it straight onto my arse.

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The best Reuben sandwich I've eaten outside of the U.S.
 

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Like others here I've taken to making soups. Never realised how easy it is. Some successes - cauliflower, butternut squash, both delicious, not so delicious - carrot & coriander, still edible though. I think the carrots were a bit old & past their best.

Roasting the veg first seems to add flavour.

Made a risotto yesterday after a friend's recommendation. Really tasty & again, quite easy.
 

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A delicious Thai inspired chicken & rice noodle soup. My wife made it, which is a rare thing. I'm always of the belief things taste better when cooked by someone else when you're the regular chef of the household.
 

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I fancied stew for supper (have to make it myself as Dad doesnt know how...things mixed in together confuse him)

But, only beef I could find were good steaks...Im not so snobby as to stew those!

I managed to find one of the Co-ops nice pizzas for supper.

And guess what? Dad is planning on making Bread and butter pudding tommorrow!

isnt this delightful?
 

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Malbec!
Problem is, I think I’m getting bored with that as well!
 

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Have just found a shoulder of lamb in my mini freezer with a best-before of Jan 2010 - must have been saved from my former home. Delicious and traditional for Easter.
 

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Have just found a shoulder of lamb in my mini freezer with a best-before of Jan 2010 - must have been saved from my former home. Delicious and traditional for Easter.
Will it still be edible?
 

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Haven't cooked it yet, but tonight it's slow cooked shoulder of beef, roast potatoes, gravy etc. I'm looking forward to this.
(Update - exceptional).
 
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Earlier I had cream of tomato soup with bread then coffee and biscuits, I am now cooking baked potatoes which I will have with baked beans and then an orange, all from my emergency food package. This has really cheered me up.
 

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I'm rather spoiled for choice, having struck lucky in Tesco . . .

I could finish the last of the Thai red curry, which is the final manifestation of last week's large chicken. Or should I opt for the char-siu belly-pork. That is so sweet and fatty that it should last better. Then there is an Irish stew - almost classically simple, apart from a clove of garlic and sprigs of fresh Thyme.

At least with lockdown, I know that I am going to be home for every meal! The trouble is that I really eat only twice a day.

Meanwhile, I note that opening a big bottle of Leffe is no longer quite so tense: they have swapped the wired-on champagne cork for a simple crown-cork. It had been allowed a day or two to settle so there was no danger of losing an eye . . . Cheers! :beer:
 

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The trouble is that I really eat only twice a day.
It's the marathon cooking sessions you undertake that are behind that! Whack something in the microwave and you'll have 3 meals a day.
 

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Aldis lasagne

And...Bread and butter pudding....

Can I say how nice this very simple dish is?
 

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Haven't been to bed yet and i am hungry, so i have a yorkie pud and a lil pizza and a glass of ice water
 

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We had a busy day doing jobs around the house and didn't feel like cooking dinner, so it was a platter of cheese, some dip, nuts, crackers etc. Here it is, and if you're wondering, yes, it was delicious.
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It's the marathon cooking sessions you undertake that are behind that!
My cooking-sessions have not changed much with the lockdown. Two hours in the kitchen twice a week will ensure a range of dishes are ready for use during the week. Eating twice a day is my normal domestic habit and I seldom snack.

Shopping has changed. A single big shop seems now to be preferable to my old-style daily foraging. All those trolleys, all those hands! I have made a number of good guesses about where to go and when; blundering in a big way today, when a trip up to Heywood led me to a gigantic queue, snaking around the carpark at Morrisons! I turned around. Friday afternoon shopping must be imprinted on a lot of minds!
Still, probably, it did the car, if not the environment, some good to make the fruitless trip! :kersplat:
 

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Minced lamb, so I was browsing Youtube for some new ideas. It started off OK, with koftas and shepherd's pie etc.

Then things began to get weird. Suggested videos to follow included:

Sweet & Sour Cow Vagina, Vietnamese Street Style!

"It takes just 75 minutes to cook, but 10 hours to clean and deodorize . . . " It even gets a close shave. Makes you love HD!

If you read the bit underneath, it claims it is a bull's vagina, which gives it a certain sky-hook or striped-paint level of rarity.

I was duly entranced. To follow there was this:

Penis Fish of Korea!

Still, I was daft enough to watch them, so my Youtube profile will sink another few fathoms . . . :buck:
 
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Fancied a midnight munchies , not much in. Quite edible " something out of nothing meal" This is some chicken roll (yep the cheap processed crap ) chopped up small , dry fried with salt and chilli spice to give it a slight crisp , then add some leftover Thai Vedg (aldi frozen and excellent shortcut for homemade stir fry ) , packet asda lime n Coriander rice mixed in , served with packet tacos (2 min in oven ).

A success , tasted good. Would of tasted better with a desperado beer but all out of booze. Stock up trip to the shops tomorrow.
 

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Fancied a midnight munchies , not much in. Quite edible " something out of nothing meal" This is some chicken roll (yep the cheap processed crap ) chopped up small , dry fried with salt and chilli spice to give it a slight crisp , then add some leftover Thai Vedg (aldi frozen and excellent shortcut for homemade stir fry ) , packet asda lime n Coriander rice mixed in , served with packet tacos (2 min in oven ).

A success , tasted good. Would of tasted better with a desperado beer but all out of booze. Stock up trip to the shops tomorrow.
Looks good to me!
 

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Pie, mash and liquor covered in vinegar. One of my favourites.
 

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From Manzes?
No, my wife and me are staying at my mum and dads during lockdown. My mum makes it and, not being biased but it’s the best I’ve ever had. I thought Manzes had shut down permanently.
 
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