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#61

all frozen veg is terrible with the exception of peas and probably sweetcorn


#62

they’re the main veg, mate


#63

custard. Double cream is tory


#64

custard? no no

custard is for spongy cakey things. this needs cream.


#65

big minus for me is 40+ mins in the oven. Normally decide I want one towards end of meal/after finishing and am all “40mins ffs nah”


#66

Frozen spinach is good to chuck in a curry to make it look a bit healthier. You can call it a saag (something) and make it sound like you started with a plan and everything.


#67

“i’ll just lob some frozen spinach in here and… oh no… now my curry is 95% water”


#68

aye. if you put one in before the meal, I find i’m constantly stressed about leaving room for the strudel. the strudelton window is small and brief, and comes towards the end of the main meal. strudel should be a surprise really, but how do you surprise yourself? :thinking:


#69

Ping it first and press the water out in a sieve with kitchen roll.


#70

not necessarily disagreeing with you - obviously not gonna turn down la creme, but custard is always in the back of my mind.


#71

that strudel your man eats in inglorious bastards looks well good eh

he had cream on that


#72

the best by a mile imho


#73
  • Broad beans, green beans. frozen aubergine is ok sometimes, that’s about it though.

#74

quorn sausage patties are great in fake egg mcmuffins.


#75

Make a nice thick curry, add some spinach, thin it out a tiny bit. Works like a charm.


#76

broad beans - ok. The others: nah.


#77

Yeah I was wondering about these the other day. Specifically I was wondering what exactly they are, and whether you can make them yourself. Are they literally just glued together pancakes coated in breadcrumbs?


#78

i thissed his post despite not liking green beans and never trying frozen aubergine

have i been had


#79

I don’t dislike ice cream, but i’m not particularly fussed by it.

Although now I’ve worked out I can’t have it because of some dairy or lactose (idk which) allergy I obviously want it way more than I used to.

Obvs there’s an ok range of vegan stuff available now but it’s not the same and never seems to be discounted. The vegan Ben & Jerrys is usually a quid more than the regular, and is never on sale when the regular is :upside_down_face:


#80

I dread to think. I can’t imagine that they have much in the way of nutritional value though.