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What are you cooking today?
Fri 5-Feb-10
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brightspark
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Be careful, Danast, don't get 'curried' away !!!!!

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Fri 5-Feb-10
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I have to say that the Boeuf en Daube was  s  o  o  o   tender - absolutely delicious.

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Tonight it will be salmon - it's Friday !!

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Fri 5-Feb-10
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Toffeeapple said:

OH had a change of heart, we went here instead

http://www.thestagmentmore.com/

It is part owned by Mark Webber, the F1 racing driver.  He arrived at the restaurant just as we were leaving, but since OH knows him, they had a bit of a chat.

I had a delicious chicken and pancetta salad.Wine


Was it a special occasion, TA?

It looks quite spenny ......

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Fri 5-Feb-10
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No, not an occasion at all, OH is doing his cycling team launch there and needed to sort out the final details with Mr Webber.  It is a quite splendid place though.  I think Noel Edmonds once owned it.

I'll try that again!

Fri 5-Feb-10
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@ Bobquail - yes, that's the ones.  Also called Stellini, used in soups generally.

I'll have a scout in the supermarkets but don't have an Asda near me, not that I can get to anyway.  Hmmm...

Fri 5-Feb-10
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I bought some of those in Waitrose, but it was quite some time ago.  They are lovely in soups.

I'll try that again!

Fri 5-Feb-10
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Toffeeapple said:

OH had a change of heart, we went here instead

http://www.thestagmentmore.com/

It is part owned by Mark Webber, the F1 racing driver.  He arrived at the restaurant just as we were leaving, but since OH knows him, they had a bit of a chat.

I had a delicious chicken and pancetta salad.Wine


How cool of your "just drop in a name or two", Toffeeapple.

MARK WEBBER !!! And OH "iknows him" Doh Doh Doh

Flamin' Nora.

I have met some cool dudes in my time, TA, bit that "subtle revelation" is uber-cool..

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Fri 5-Feb-10
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Getting this thread back on track - Friday night is often steak and chips night in this house. Not always . . but often.

Today i was repaid my cash out-of-pocket expenses for a recent business trip, so this evening I splashed out on some fillet steaks at Waitrose. They were only just OK, flavour wise, but so soft on the tongue.

Answer: Steak, chips and peas (McCains oven chips were cooked in Andrew and were ab fab - absolutely perfect)

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Sat 6-Feb-10
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Danny said:


I have met some cool dudes in my time, TA, bit that "subtle revelation" is uber-cool..

Respect, babe Laugh Magic Big_Hug

Wimmin Doh Star


Wink  I could add Paul Smith the designer - he uses OH's shop too and used to race against him.


Curry tonight, I forgot it was my turn to rattle the pans so didn't go shopping. Doh

I'll try that again!

Sat 6-Feb-10
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The little pasta stars would be from Waitrose /Asda as those are the places that get gone to..Asda only in emergencies...

Not sure I can be arsed to cook tonight, but I expeect it will end up being a simple veggie curry. That chicken soup lasted for ages, made in industrial quantities, last bit made a risotto yesterday.

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Sat 6-Feb-10
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I'm all curried out.  Making sweet and sour pork for me and a jubilant English rugby supporter.  I'd like to say he won't be so happy when they play Scotland, but I am not that daft!

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Danast, you whetted my appetite - we had beef curry tonight !!!

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Sat 6-Feb-10
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brightspark said:

I have to say that the Boeuf en Daube was  s  o  o  o   tender – absolutely delicious.


Hey, BS, sorry that TA's propensity for name dropping overshadowed your BeD. I am sure she may apologise eventually Cry

If it is that good, then we must try it. Thank you very much.

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Sun 7-Feb-10
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Re: Boeuf en Daube

This is the time for a 'drool' icon, Danny.

Yes, it certainly was tasty.

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Sun 7-Feb-10
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Today I'm being a housewife instead of an allotment holder, I was supposed to go do some more clearing/flag laying for my shed which arrives in 4 weeks time, but I'm tired and have a couple of minor injuries (one on each leg, so I alternate the limping from one side to the other), so I'm staying home to potter about and I will be cooking a full Sunday chicken dinner, with some pigs in blankets and sausage meat stuffing left in the freezer from Xmas, corn on the cob, fresh peas and spinach, and Yorkshire puds and roast taters, obviously.  I will also try to make time to make some bread and turn the wilting veg in the fridge into a veggie soup for dinners this week (saves me actually having to cook when I get home)

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy, and taste good with ketchup.

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