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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 21:28 
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Joans' first attempt at using the Sous Vide. We're already planning on getting the next meat in there, it was amazing! :luv:


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2020 16:37 
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Because we don’t have an oven I don’t really get much opportunity to bake. Even my bread machine broke, because why not?

Anyway, my friend bought me some flour, yeast and baking powder, knowing flour is like gold dust, because my Ma has sent me this link the day before: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats- ... u-18227008

Warburtons crumpets are my actual favourite thing.

Anyway, I didn’t have a silicon egg ring, and my frying pan is too bowed to put a cutter on it, so these are more like pikelets than crumpets, but omg they are awesome.

Obviously this is pre-toasting. Just having some now. They are heaven. My friend also bought over some (real) butter. Omg.


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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They look amazing!


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 17:35 
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We bought ourselves a pizza oven as an anniversary present during lockdown since we couldn’t get out anywhere. It was such a good purchase, pizza night is my favourite! Anyone else got one? We went for the Ooni Koda which runs off gas since from what we read, the flavour benefit from using wood fired was very minimal. It honestly tastes like pizza you’d buy from a wood fired pizza place, it’s so tasty!

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 18:42 
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I plan on building one in my garden soon. I have been planning this for roughly five years...

Although our regular oven has a "pizza" setting which does quite a good job.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 18:45 
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We use the pizza oven for the Weber master touch and it does an excellent job. Crispy bases, not crunchy bases.


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:02 
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I want homemade pizza now!

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:17 
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I made some mini doughnuts today. No yeast as we can’t find any anywhere. Just plain flour, baking powder and natural yoghurt. Piped and snipped into oil, deep fried until golden-brown, then fished out and rolled in sugar. I might try making a glaze next time.


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:24 
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@sdg that looks amazing!

@grim... I've been going to build one for at least that long, too. At least you've built your smoker!


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:25 
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@mr chonks What you have there are yum-yums. Looks tasty

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:27 
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@mr chonks nom nom! I resorted to Austrian yeast off Amazon. It's desperately expensive but much less so than others, and actually smells and tastes like yeast when you use it, unlike normal instant yeast!

So that justifies it somehow.


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:36 
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Oh, and @grim... If you think you need better or more cost effective charcoal, I highly recommend Green Olive Firewood Company's restaurant grade pure-oak. Its really good and also cheap, if you buy it by the 180kg pallet (12x15kg bags which I've been selling some of on) - works out £1/kg near enough, the smallest chunks are about the best size you get in big k, next to no dust, the biggest chunks are big, burns hot and long. I use less per grill or smoke than I did Oxford charcoal, which is worse by every metric except choice, and was my favourite until I got silly one day... And £1/kg if you buy enough to get free delivery...


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 19:54 
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Hmm, that's interesting, cheers. I prefer briquettes as they're more predictable (Heat Beads are my favourite), but at £1 per KG I'll certainly check out a bag or two.

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My pizza oven was £250 and it’s fantastic so if anyone fancies treating themselves before they get round to building one, it gets an upvote from me.

Myp, those donuts look so tasty! If you are able to go out, Morrison’s are selling yeast at their bakery counter or local bakers will probably be doing the same. We got ours from the local baker, and flour.

This was my pizza tonight.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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I can't find it on their website. Is it this stuff?

https://www.greenolivefirewood.co.uk/lu ... 2kg-bag-x1

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I can't cook on briquettes or gas, I'm guaranteed to fuck it up or take 4x longer. It's weird.

With good charcoal there's an AWFUL lot less ash.


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PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 20:13 
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Ah the fuckers, they've redone things.

I bought two of what this used to be: https://www.greenolivefirewood.co.uk/ba ... 2kg-bag-x6 but it *was* 15kg bags of she-oak, not the vague wording they use now, and for less money in the multibuy.

"NEW professional 12kg bags" the sneaky fucks.

AND it was free delivery over a certain amount, which is why I did a x2 order.

They've apparently downgraded their webhosting too, Christ that's a slow site now.

That's made me annoyed enough to think about sending them a strongly-worded email!


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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And there'll be no more selling bags on obviously, I've only got 67kg left!


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PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 23:46 
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I have sent them an email! A 66% price hike while being way less specific about constitution is nuts. (They do still offer free delivery for >£150 orders though)


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2020 23:49 
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Damn. I envy anyone with a pizza oven. My pal has a bar in a town that outlaws smoke. So he got an electric pizza oven that looks like Bender's head. The pizzas are amazing.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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town that outlaws smoke.


How. What.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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town that outlaws smoke.

How. What.

I may have exaggerated a tad. I mean it's in a smoke control zone.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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So...

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You can use outdoor barbecues, chimineas, fireplaces or pizza ovens.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 22:42 
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My friend obviously didn't read the rules.

But the point is: there are some magnificent electric pizza ovens out there.

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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 16:28 
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I have sent them an email! A 66% price hike while being way less specific about constitution is nuts. (They do still offer free delivery for >£150 orders though)

Apparently I should get in touch when I need to reorder to get the best possible price.

Oh, and they promise it's still all she-oak. Dunno why they wouldn't leave that in the website bumpf?


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 0:42 
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We made pizza outside yesterday, it was amazing! Don't think I'm quite ready to invest in a pizza oven, however.


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
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Um... That looks like a pizza oven.

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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 2:43 
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Looks like something from East of the Works to me.

Or, if I can stop auto correct fucking with me, War of the Worlds.

I have got in touch with the green olive dude to see what voucher code I get, as I sold two bags to my boss today. Only 30kg left! That's only, like, 5/6 cooks! Too close for comfort!


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 Post subject: Re: Food & cooking
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 8:40 
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Um... That looks like a pizza oven.

Perhaps it is a pizza oven belonging to someone that isn't flis, so the original post means "we made pizza in [someone's] oven, and it was great, but I'm not sure I'm ready to buy one for myself"?


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