What Are You Eating & Drinking?

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
The barman who made the Japanese Iced Tea wrote his recipe on a piece of till receipt paper which was stuck on our fridge until it gradually faded and, unfortunately, I never noticed until it was too late.
There are versions on the web which include ingredients I don’t recognise/recall from the original recipe we were given.
Experimentation is always better when it involves booze, ill find the best combo :p
 

Trevp666

It was like that when I got here.........honest!!!
Joined
May 29, 2009
Messages
4,814
Reaction score
12,769
Points
224
Location
Welwyn Garden City (but oddly, not an actual city)
Cauliflower cheese and some slices of smoked ham.
yum.
 

MercuryCrest

The Severed Head of a Great Old One.
Joined
Mar 24, 2003
Messages
1,611
Reaction score
1,512
Points
189
Going to make what I call a "skillet". Base of thin-sliced potatoes, nicely browned and heavily seasoned. Then add some meat (in this case, kielbasa) and veggies (just bought a bag of mixed bell peppers and onion). Once those are good and done, move them out to the outskirts of the skillet, then add a few scrambled eggs.

After the eggs are sorta done, mix everything up and serve with some buttered toast. Amazing for dinner or breakfast.
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
Not technically what i am eating, but my bakoholic moms latest cake

20210417_004839.png


Its a bithday cake for Bertie obviously
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
Extremely impressive! :)
Ty mom pretty good when it comes to cakes, shes made wedding cakes before and recently done a b'day cake in the shape of an xbox and controller, ill have to get some of her photos and post them
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
Here as promised are some of moms cakes she has made over the years
 

Attachments

  • 20210417_130421.png
    20210417_130421.png
    306.3 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130456.png
    20210417_130456.png
    293.6 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130352.png
    20210417_130352.png
    159.3 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130525.png
    20210417_130525.png
    269.9 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130639.png
    20210417_130639.png
    287.8 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130748.png
    20210417_130748.png
    439.3 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130709.png
    20210417_130709.png
    460.5 KB · Views: 2
  • 20210417_130827.png
    20210417_130827.png
    496.5 KB · Views: 1

ChasFink

Abominable Snowman
Joined
Jan 22, 2016
Messages
921
Reaction score
2,266
Points
144
Last night I had fettuccine alfredo with ham and peas mixed in. Yummy.

By the way...
When I was young (yes, I can remember that far back) bacon all had the rind still on, and more often than not would have a small round bit of bone/cartilage somewhere in each rasher.
These days.....neither.
So I can be fairly sure that the producers of bacon remove the rind (skin) and sell it separately to be made into 'crackling'/'scratchings'.
I don't know how it is in the rest of the world, but in America you once could get bags of cracklings in the snack aisle, near the potato chips/crisps, labeled "bacon rinds". Now they have been replaced with pork rinds, which are not as tasty. Some years back I found some real bacon rinds. The packaging said that hogs are now processed in such a way that the bacon rind is not available to snack producers, and they got theirs from a special source. I don't remember the reason for the change in production - whether it was because the rind was used elsewhere, because it was cheaper to ship this way, because it was more efficient to butcher this way, or something else. It seems to me that the lack of bacon rinds occurred around the same time that hogs were beginning to be bred to have less fat, and perhaps less myoglobin, to become "the other white meat".
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
Last night I had fettuccine alfredo with ham and peas mixed in. Yummy.

By the way...

I don't know how it is in the rest of the world, but in America you once could get bags of cracklings in the snack aisle, near the potato chips/crisps, labeled "bacon rinds". Now they have been replaced with pork rinds, which are not as tasty. Some years back I found some real bacon rinds. The packaging said that hogs are now processed in such a way that the bacon rind is not available to snack producers, and they got theirs from a special source. I don't remember the reason for the change in production - whether it was because the rind was used elsewhere, because it was cheaper to ship this way, because it was more efficient to butcher this way, or something else. It seems to me that the lack of bacon rinds occurred around the same time that hogs were beginning to be bred to have less fat, and perhaps less myoglobin, to become "the other white meat".
Try ebay

Screenshot_20210417-154217.png

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303875250549?chn=ps&mkevt=1&mkcid=28
 

ChasFink

Abominable Snowman
Joined
Jan 22, 2016
Messages
921
Reaction score
2,266
Points
144

Bad Bungle

Dingo took my tray bake.
Joined
Oct 13, 2018
Messages
2,845
Reaction score
8,001
Points
209
Location
The Chilterns
"Welcome to Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom, a tiny land where flowers and grass rise above the tallest towers."
And then you take your little one to a stage version ..

Ben and Holly.jpg Ben-Holly-782x1024.jpg
 

Bad Bungle

Dingo took my tray bake.
Joined
Oct 13, 2018
Messages
2,845
Reaction score
8,001
Points
209
Location
The Chilterns
Straying off topic but I went to a fete in Suffolk with my nephew - in the corner of the Marquee was a 7ft tall model of Postman Pat. His plastic phallic nose was huge, as were his strangler hands and he just looked creepy. After 10 minutes the fecker moved - there was some-one inside the costume. I nearly shat myself.
 

charliebrown

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Nov 2, 2020
Messages
1,104
Reaction score
1,506
Points
153
Location
Earth
I occasionally eat my favorite cookie which is Oreos cookies.

I looked on line and 40 billion Oreos are eaten every year.
 

Kondoru

Antediluvian
Joined
Dec 5, 2003
Messages
7,987
Reaction score
3,308
Points
239
Sushi for lunch.

and made stew (lamb this time, not goat) for supper. I can smell it now.

But I should try something new; Im helping out a local Heritage Group with their open day, the theme is food.

And serendipitously, I found a wonderful book The Taste of Britain, by Millon

All those great British recipes you never see in restaurants.
 

charliebrown

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Nov 2, 2020
Messages
1,104
Reaction score
1,506
Points
153
Location
Earth
Poirot’s Chief Inspector Japp is always eating mushy peas.

Is this a favorite of anyone who posts here ?

It does not sound good.
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
Poirot’s Chief Inspector Japp is always eating mushy peas.

Is this a favorite of anyone who posts here ?

It does not sound good.
I had fried chicken and chips from the chippy, with curry sauce and mushy peas for dinner today.
I love mushy peas :D
 

Mythopoeika

I am a meat popsicle
Joined
Sep 18, 2001
Messages
45,113
Reaction score
38,309
Points
314
Location
Inside a starship, watching puny humans from afar
Poirot’s Chief Inspector Japp is always eating mushy peas.

Is this a favorite of anyone who posts here ?

It does not sound good.
Not a favourite of mine. Best avoided.
Ordinary peas are nice, but not mushy peas or 'processed' peas.
 

Bad Bungle

Dingo took my tray bake.
Joined
Oct 13, 2018
Messages
2,845
Reaction score
8,001
Points
209
Location
The Chilterns
I occasionally eat my favorite cookie which is Oreos cookies.

I looked on line and 40 billion Oreos are eaten every year.

Well more accurately that's 39.9999 billion Oreos prised apart, the cream filling licked out and the biscuit bit given to an unimpressed dog or aquatic fowl.
 

Nosmo King

(Formerly Souleater)
Joined
Jan 10, 2021
Messages
5,393
Reaction score
9,554
Points
283
I
Well more accurately that's 39.9999 billion Oreos prised apart, the cream filling licked out and the biscuit bit given to an unimpressed dog or aquatic fowl.
Bought some oreos the other day (they were on offer) i wasnt that impressed tbh
 

Swifty

doesn't negotiate with terriers
Joined
Sep 15, 2013
Messages
31,150
Reaction score
48,357
Points
289
I would lie but I always get caught out so it was two cheese burgers from our newly opened McDonalds for the last ten or so days in a row... because I like them. The Mrs tells me off because I've had kidney stone dramas and she's right but weighing every up .. I've been cooking all day, I don't want to do that when I get back home and two Maccy D minis are only £1.98 .. she's right but I also pointed out that there's no sushi bars on the way home and I have to also sleep sometimes.
 

Kondoru

Antediluvian
Joined
Dec 5, 2003
Messages
7,987
Reaction score
3,308
Points
239
I used to eat that when I was at Uni; Saver menu fries and double cheese; £2.56 Where else are you going to find a decent meal that cheap?
 

ChasFink

Abominable Snowman
Joined
Jan 22, 2016
Messages
921
Reaction score
2,266
Points
144
McDonald's in the US is okay but mediocre. However I believe that for some reason American fast food is better in other countries. I ate at a Wendy's - one of my favorites - in Switzerland and it was amazingly superior to the American version.
 

hunck

Antediluvian
Joined
Jul 13, 2011
Messages
6,223
Reaction score
9,303
Points
299
Location
Hobbs End
Poirot’s Chief Inspector Japp is always eating mushy peas.

Is this a favorite of anyone who posts here ?

It does not sound good.

If you like peas there's no reason why you wouldn't like mushy peas. They're just a particular variety - Marrowfat peas, which are dried. They're then reconstituted/soaked then boiled/seasoned until they go mushy. There's a method here. Traditional accompaniment to fish 'n chips. You can get them ready made in cans but I can't give any recommendation as to the better ones.

They don't look that appetising but don't let that put you off.

See original image
 
Top