Culinary Lies

Anything food related.

The obvious one’s when some relentless tiresome prick says ‘Have a cup of tea, it’ll cool you down’. Nob. You are just a nob.

My favourite’s when people get a bit of eggshell in their eggs and insist using another bit of the eggshell’s the best way to scoop it fucking out. Boring bastards. Hand straight in. Failing that a spoon’s always, always quicker.

Another one’s people saying microwaving food kills its nutrients. Where are they getting this shit from?

Shoot…

That you need to be drinking eight gallons of water a day or whatever the current lie is.

I’m muting the thread now, bye.

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I’ve never accepted hot drinks cool you down, surely it is only activating people’s cooling mechanisms by making them too hot in the first place

“Serves four”

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How long it takes to caramelise onions:

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Make something with love. Not possible.
Make something homemade not in a home. Not possible.

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I try to drink 2-3 pints per day. It doesn’t have any impact on on your skin, though, that’s a myth.

Nobody eats five pieces of fruit or veg a day, not even yoga/cordorouy trousers people.

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sourdough bread doesn’t taste better than regular bread

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what

i’m willing to bite on this

Literally just had 5 grapes

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no-one enjoys those beetroot and lettuce smoothies.

The seeds in a chilli aren’t really hot so don’t worry about it.

All that whirlpool/vinegar bollocks for poachies.

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I forgot the big one. Home cooking’s cheaper than just buying stuff. Bollocks.

Stirring something halfway through cooking in the microwave

Depends whether you grow your own pine nuts or not

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Who buys pine nuts anyway

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its one or the other

TOP TIP

Letting a Guinness… settle, just wasting time and it tastes exactly the same

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This is a good one

see also - How long it takes to cook risotto - “stir and ladle in stock for 20 minutes” BULLSHIT!!!

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