What are you eating and drinking?

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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby kitty kat » Mon 21 Sep 2009 9:16 am

fried egg n tattie scone roll and a mug of coffee

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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby space_cadet » Mon 21 Sep 2009 10:43 am

a glass of water x
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby rosemary johnson » Wed 23 Sep 2009 6:00 pm

Rose hips.
Well, not at the moment, but yesterday.
When pc froze and lost message again,a rrgh.
We have lots of "wild"rose bushes along the lane tot he farm where the horses live. Now covered in rose hips.
Have heard they are richest source of vitamin C around.
THought I'd try them.
Quite tart and crunchy (but not unpleasantly so) and quite little bright red stuff around the seeds (tooth breakingly hard).
ANyone know if I'm supposed to pull them off the bush and just nibble them? - or are they better cooked?
If so, anyone got a recipe?
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby space_cadet » Thu 24 Sep 2009 4:30 am

taramasalata on toast
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby Andrew MacLean » Thu 24 Sep 2009 6:09 am

Rosemary

4.5 pts of water
2 lbs of rosehips
1lb of white granulated sugar
Method:

Top and tail the rosehips.
Bring 3 pts of water to the boil.
Mince the rosehips through a course profile mincer (or food processor).
Transfer the fruit into fast boiling water and bring to the boil again. Remove from heat and leave for 15 minutes.
Pour through a sterilised jelly bag/or muslin square (how do I sterilise a jelly bag or muslin square? See Tips and tricks below) and allow the majority of the liquid to drip through.
Return the pulp to the pan and add 1.5 pts of fresh boiling water and bring to the boil. Remove from heat and leave for 15 minutes.
Strain through the jelly bag again.
Pour extracted liquid into a clean saucepan and boil to reduce the liquid to 1.5 pts.
Add the sugar and boil rapidly fro another 5 minutes. Pour into hot sterile bottles and seal immediately. (How do I sterilise bottles? See Tips and tricks below).
Tips and tricks:

Use small bottles (we use recycled vinegar bottles) as it only keeps for a week or so once opened. If you don’t want to use bottles the syrup can be frozen in cubes.
How do I sterilise a jelly bag or muslin square?
Both can be scalded with boiling water. If you are using a clean muslin bag or square you can iron them with a hot iron. This also works with tea cloths.

:) Andrew
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby space_cadet » Thu 24 Sep 2009 6:58 am

At the moment I am just drinking a glass of water, haven't got around to thinking of breakfast
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby kitty kat » Thu 24 Sep 2009 7:40 pm

chocolate melt in the middle pudding and double cream :D

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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby rosemary johnson » Thu 24 Sep 2009 9:49 pm

Andrew, thatnks for th erecipe.
Alternatively, I suppose, reduce quantities accordingy, and straiand for an afternoon's supply of hot rosehip tea, strain through coffee filter into waiting thermos flask.
Servie with a drop of lemon juice and bit of honey.

Not eating anything at the moment, drinking glass of water.
Just been to Burger King - friends gave me lift home from stables and we went for burgers on the way.
Not the choicest of dining - trouble is, when you're starving and on the way home from stables all covered in bits of hay and straw and horse hair and assorted grime, we wouldn't get in the Ritz!
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby space_cadet » Sat 26 Sep 2009 3:12 pm

had gravalx for lunch, tonight having Stovies :)
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Re: What are you eating and drinking?

Postby Loopy-Lou » Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:40 pm

What are stovies?

I'm drinking mulled wine [get a bottle and put a glass in the microwave!]


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