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Best supermarket steak
Fri 17-Jan-14
7:17 am
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Danny
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Top marks to Aldi.

I never expected to have consistently had the best steaks at budget prices from Aldi. They opened a new store in Dec in Bramley, about 20 mins walk from me here in Leeds.

The steaks are matured for 21 days before being vac packed. 8 oz sirloins for abut £4.80 and 6 oz fillets for £5.30.

Probably the Aberdeen Angus from Waitrose has more flavour (at a price!) but the five I had from Aldi, both sirloin and fillet, have been perfectly tender and flavoursome.

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Fri 17-Jan-14
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I think Aldi is consistently good at almost everything they do.  I could wish that they sold smaller packs of vegetables and fruit but the price is good.  I also use their washing detergent/softener.  The wines likewise.

I don't generally buy meat so can't give an opinion but they do a frozen fish dish that I have bought a few times, stuffed Lemon Sole (I think).

I'll try that again!

Fri 17-Jan-14
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wave Thanks Danny and Toni.  Good to know these things for when I get the chance to go again.  

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the venison we had at the beginning of the week and the remainder last night in a pie came from Llidl it cost less than a fiver and once defrosted I was quite suprised at how much was in the packet.

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Fri 17-Jan-14
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Danuta, if you ever have time to just wander around the store and really look at what they have, it is worthwhile.  I have been to Lidl in France but not in UK.  there is one here in MK but it is on an estate that isn't, er, salubrious...

I'll try that again!

Fri 17-Jan-14
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Last year I bought some frying steak from Lidl and I was impressed by the quality. I'm rubbish at frying steak and usually end up over-cooking it but this came out well and was still tender and cooked just about right. It sounds like both Lidl and Aldi are doing something right...

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roll_eyes Lidl here is different! Some thjngs are good but most isn't!

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I've had fresh and frozen meat from Aldi and Lidl several times and have never had an issues with it, can't really recall if it was tasty, but would be willing to try some steak on Danny's recommendation.

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