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What's for tea?

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 16:35

Not the one I was thinking of but an idea

My family would probably opt for Delia's chocolate bread and butter pudding. Takes days, is very extravagant, and tastes divine - mousse-like.

What's for tea?

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 16:29

You can pep up a choco steam pudding with brandy, and add cinnamon it would give a hint of the flavour. Trying to think - I have seen a recipe but where.

Tonight we are having veal and parmesan (sorry veggies) meat balls from Waitrose (thought we would give them  try) with a Hairy Biker Baked bean recipe. Nothing like what you get in a tin, really tasty. 

To follow melon I think with a blueberry compote

What's for tea?

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 16:11

Try a chocolate one. I always do a cold choco truffle one as well. 

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 16:08

My daughter lived in Spain for a fewmonths. Found the ex-pats very helpful especially when she had a medical problem. Did text me once asking what to do about jelly fish stings. Me noe a clue, directed her to pharmacy 

Just had a thought wedding receptions often have fireworks now and it is November. We'll have to grin and bear it, It's explaining them to Oscar (dog) that is the problem

Hello to everyone who has just joined in today

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 15:08

Christmas cake in oven, Thought that last year I had done all the C stuff then looked at date. This time last year had op  on shoulder so arm was out of action for weeks.

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 14:58

Wa- Hay  Does that mean i can take bread maker back and get a replacement. Tried their web site earlier - not available.

Would save a lot of - well - tension. trouble is closest comet is about 45 mins away!

We had a couple of Nuthatch in garden yesterday. Never seen one till we moved here.

Hope you are warm now Jo and not too much mess!

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 13:41


In despair just sorted out receipt, found we got a 3 year warraty with bread maker  PROBLEM its with Comet

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 13:30


Have suggested he uses dough hook on mixer, too noisy he says. 

Might show him up tomorrow,  Just hope I still have the knack and don't get a red face!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 13:25


Bright sun, cold, cold wind. Much better staying in than planting few remainng bulbs.

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Posted: 02/11/2012 at 13:22

When we were thinking of moving, showing estate agent around he took one look at my daughters bedroom and burst out laughing. Deep purple walls and bright orange ceiling doesn't sell houses apparently. Decorater came and had same reaction. In end had to have walls lined - only way to obliterate colours!

It's just FloBear that our bread maker, that he has control of isn't very well so he decided to branch out on his own. Baker he is not, and it mkes him so angry. Just eaten one of lastest batch of pancakes - whoops - bread rolls - Does taste Ok but...

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