Author Topic: What is Readybrek? (or what food adventures have you had in the last two weeks)  (Read 1361 times)

Offline alastairgott

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Wow!
 A watery gruel, I didn't think it would be that when I picked it up off the shelf.  :yucky:


Oh well, least I've got some sausages to look forward to later... "plant based sausages"  :weep: :lol:

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Have bought an air fryer so can make chips

...and have planted lots of veg seeds, should plant some spuds really #diggingforvictory  ;D

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Have bought an air fryer so can make chips

...and have planted lots of veg seeds, should plant some spuds really #diggingforvictory  ;D

I’d definitely plant spuds if you plan to make chips. Choose a quick growing variety.

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Wow!
 A watery gruel, I didn't think it would be that when I picked it up off the shelf.  :yucky:


Oh well, least I've got some sausages to look forward to later... "plant based sausages"  :weep: :lol:

Halve the quantity of milk suggested and put plenty of sugar/syrup on it, otherwise it just tastes like cardboard that's been left out in the rain...
Dirty old mines need love too....

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Have bought an air fryer so can make chips

...and have planted lots of veg seeds, should plant some spuds really #diggingforvictory  ;D

Planted my spuds yesterday  :smartass:
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Here's an old Ready Brek advert - filmed at Clapham Station!

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Have bought an air fryer so can make chips

...and have planted lots of veg seeds, should plant some spuds really #diggingforvictory  ;D

I’d definitely plant spuds if you plan to make chips. Choose a quick growing variety.

Aubergine fries with black treacle is fantastic. Grow Aubergines :D

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Have bought an air fryer so can make chips

...and have planted lots of veg seeds, should plant some spuds really #diggingforvictory  ;D

I’d definitely plant spuds if you plan to make chips. Choose a quick growing variety.

Aubergine fries with black treacle is fantastic. Grow Aubergines :D
Whenever I've tried to grow aubergines they get infested with greenfly. I gave up with them last year, it got so bad. Some spuds will be going in today/tomorrow though.

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Aubergine fries with black treacle is fantastic. Grow Aubergines :D

Sounds weird but will give it a go - recipe??

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Chop
(thin fries/julienne).

Fry
(hot) not sure about air friers, I like my arteries well insulated.

Douse
(as much of the gloop as you can handle, actually no be sensible so you can eat enough without feeling ill.

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Thanks Andys for the Ready Brek TV add of old, along with the spoof. As a fairly regular user of Clapham station I knew of the add having been filmed there, but could not remember it from my youth - excellent  :clap2:

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Wow!
 A watery gruel, I didn't think it would be that when I picked it up off the shelf.  :yucky:


Oh well, least I've got some sausages to look forward to later... "plant based sausages"  :weep: :lol:

You youngsters should count yourself lucky.  In the 1970s Readybreak was the only food we had, morning noon and night.  It wasn't until the discovery of cheese in 1982 that things started to get better.  The younger generation don't know they're born!  And another thing.... Corvid 19, call that a disease, when I were a lad we had foot and mouth, now that was a proper disease, we couldn't go caving for most of the decade.

I think I'll stop now as the attendants are coming.

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Wow!
 A watery gruel, I didn't think it would be that when I picked it up off the shelf.  :yucky:


Oh well, least I've got some sausages to look forward to later... "plant based sausages"  :weep: :lol:

You youngsters should count yourself lucky.  In the 1970s Readybreak was the only food we had, morning noon and night.  It wasn't until the discovery of cheese in 1982 that things started to get better.  The younger generation don't know they're born!  And another thing.... Corvid 19, call that a disease, when I were a lad we had foot and mouth, now that was a proper disease, we couldn't go caving for most of the decade.

I think I'll stop now as the attendants are coming.

Here in Cambridgeshire in the 70's we dined like kings on prawn cocktail, fondue & arctic roll!

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I don't have a garden so I'm growing radishes indoors. Seems to be a good return on investment in terms of strength of flavour / space taken up.
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Thanks Andys for the Ready Brek TV add of old, along with the spoof. As a fairly regular user of Clapham station I knew of the add having been filmed there, but could not remember it from my youth - excellent  :clap2:

My pleasure! Its a bit quiet now though - no trains for the last few days!
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I don't have a garden so I'm growing radishes indoors. Seems to be a good return on investment in terms of strength of flavour / space taken up.

Cellar mushrooms - or in a dingy cupboard?

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Wow!
 A watery gruel, I didn't think it would be that when I picked it up off the shelf.  :yucky:


Oh well, least I've got some sausages to look forward to later... "plant based sausages"  :weep: :lol:

One reason I took to eating it (neat but with milk and sugar) while I was still working, was that it was the quietest breakfast cereal to eat - I hated the snap crackle and pop or crunch noises early in the morning.

Now I eat it cut half-and half with a good muesli and sliced white grapes or chopped apple on top.  A good bowl of this, even with cold milk, is a pretty good starter for the morning.

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Cold, with half a pound of sugar. Sets you up for the day.

Offline alastairgott

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Its getting better, had less of a watery mix today, i'll be able to stick my spade up in it soon, like concrete.

potato, onion, leek and carrot soup for lunch. you should see the bag of Tatties I picked up! proper stuff, with the mud still on them, the size of 2 fists each!

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Not long ago I set principles aside and learned how to make a vegan "omlette", using gram flour.
It's laughably easy and actually really nice. Slapped between two bread door steps with a load of tomato sauce on, it'll keep you full for hours. (Best treated as a Spanish type omlette with assorted chopped veg in.)

Might try onion bhajis next - doesn't sound too difficult.

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Had a very nice sweet potato soup tonight - couple of sweet potatoes, one onion, one green chili, teaspoon of ginger, simmered in veg stock for a bit then mashed to break up the spud.
Dirty old mines need love too....

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I had corned beef and couscous and it was actually very nice! The textures go well together.
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I highly recommend Spam and pea egg fried rice -)

Offline alastairgott

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Cycled to Levenshulme and back, with my 1 activity/1 food shop of the day.

So now I have Rice!, some yellow lentils and some spices! Things are looking up for that bag of tatties I got. Decided to abstain from getting meat, as although Halal, I could not guarantee it would be fresh after the 1hr cycle back.

 

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