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Started by Catspyjamas17 on Nov 22, 2021 10:12:14 AM
Something's Lost but something's gained in living every day

But now old friends eat gravynaise, they shake their heads, they say I'm strange.

The usual whimsy, unusual condiments and occasional seriousness.

Catspyjamas17 - 22 Nov 2021 10:14:00 (#1 of 1418)

Condiments of the season to you all.

Ginmonkey - 22 Nov 2021 10:17:00 (#2 of 1418)

I am not a big fan of gravy or fried chicken so will not be partaking in the KFC gravy abomination.

PreachyPreach - 22 Nov 2021 10:17:05 (#3 of 1418)

I had the Pret pigs in blankets roll this am. It's quite nice, even if the mustard is a scootch too sweet.

That's all.

PreachyPreach - 22 Nov 2021 10:17:51 (#4 of 1418)

In gravy and stock news, I've got my own stock of bonito flakes, so am stinking out the kitchen by making home-made dashi on occassion.

Catspyjamas17 - 22 Nov 2021 10:21:25 (#5 of 1418)

I can't talk though really as my sprinkling of grated cheese onto a prawn and tofu ramen isn't particularly standard, but it's so satisfying to eat.

Bodgit - 22 Nov 2021 10:24:48 (#6 of 1418)


I am a fan of fried chicken and of gravy, but not at the same time. Surely the gravy makes the chicken soggy?

Catspyjamas17 - 22 Nov 2021 10:32:11 (#7 of 1418)

I suppose it depends how long it is left on the fried chicken. I am a fan of the deep fried squash fritter things that Wasabi do with one of their katsu-ish curries. But they serve them on the side so you can coat them in the "gravy" or dunk them, or eat them separately, so they are still crispy.

That will have to be my lunch today now I've thought about it.

slicey - 22 Nov 2021 10:39:17 (#8 of 1418)

In classics news :

Dubris - 22 Nov 2021 11:02:01 (#9 of 1418)

The KFC poster I saw showed gravy being poured from a jug, which I suspect is a catering size dollop of artistic licence.

limegreen - 22 Nov 2021 11:03:25 (#10 of 1418)

That is an... er... interesting set of conclusions. Was the Spanish Inquisition very active in England? Thank you, serious scholars.

LippyPongstocking - 22 Nov 2021 11:07:00 (#11 of 1418)

Wasn't Mary I quite keen on it? I expect she could often be heard declaring, "Let's have an auto-da-fé!"

HouseOfLametta - 22 Nov 2021 11:10:39 (#12 of 1418)

Yes, but it was unexpected.

limegreen - 22 Nov 2021 11:18:02 (#13 of 1418)

That's a good point, Lippy. Spanish husband too. But I think they mostly contented themselves with burning the wrong religious types, not faking ruins.

Ginmonkey - 22 Nov 2021 11:30:50 (#14 of 1418)

Who benefits from faking the Roman Empire. Why would anyone do that?

FWIW the Anglo Saxon though giants were responsible for the ruined buildings they saw in Britain rather than Romans.

slicey - 22 Nov 2021 11:36:17 (#15 of 1418)

Giants are a more plausible explanation than inventing a whole fake advanced civilization.

limegreen - 22 Nov 2021 11:40:39 (#16 of 1418)

I'm assuming the logic is it was faked to validate white supremacy, Gin.

Ginmonkey - 22 Nov 2021 11:42:04 (#17 of 1418)


"Tock tock tock" as they say in the Asterix books.

slicey - 22 Nov 2021 13:04:52 (#18 of 1418)

Today is the day for one of Jean's irregular visits. Jean is deaf and slightly senile so my mother is shouting random small talk and Jean is responding with non-sequiturs.

Dubris - 22 Nov 2021 13:48:41 (#19 of 1418)

Contains gravy:

"The Colonel's got you covered (in gravy) this Christmas with our tasty festive menu" is a little disturbing.

crabbyoldbat - 22 Nov 2021 14:04:28 (#20 of 1418)


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