Tunisian cookery, food and recipes

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  1. Mango Chutney

    Mango Chutney Well-Known Member

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    There's just no pleasing some people! :p Ok, let me add another suggestion: Semi boil kettle, pour water into saucepan, add one egg and turn hob on. Go sit in living room with a cup of tea and a good book.....and wait for the massive explosion of forgotten egg in the saucepan that has boiled dry! Recommendation: The burn ain't gonna clean off that smelly saucepan, so after cleaning exploded egg off every surface and wall in kitchen (also, check ceiling), bin saucepan, buy a new one.....and grab a ready made sandwich whilst shopping :p Added recommendation: Invest in decent air freshener....ya house gonna stink for days!!
     
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    Boil some lemon and cloves. Get a medium sized pot, and fill it with some water. Place it onto your oven, and turn the heat up to high, until it starts to boil. While you are waiting for the water to boil, cut up one large lemon into thin slices. Set the lemon slices to the side, and get a large handful of cloves. Put both the lemons and the cloves into the boiling water, and then reduce the temperature. Allow the mixture to simmer for about twenty minutes, and you should notice that odor of burnt food and smoke is gone.

    Added recommendation: don´t read a book while doing this :whistle:
     
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    Mango Chutney Well-Known Member

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    Sounds great.....but it still involves me and a cooker! The added recommendation made me laugh :D
     
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    Okeyyyyy, strike that. How is your experience with the microwave :coffee:

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  5. Mango Chutney

    Mango Chutney Well-Known Member

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    I love my microwave!! And I haven't had dick for ages! It's a winner :D
     
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    Recipe: One box of ready made Spotted Dick, one carton of ready made custard. Place in microwave for time suggested on packet, place in bowl, stuff face whilst in Christmas fluffy onesies. Safe to read good book until microwave beeps. A special thank you goes out to Heidi....the vision of eating this Spotted Dick has not left my mind since your recommendation. An extra thank you goes out to Heidi from the ex husband and the teenage boything.....for the 23.45pm dash to the 24hr supermarket!! :p #firstdicksincejuly :D img1480723574275.jpg
     
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    Owww. Very strange product name.:eek: I have even checked with the vocabulary for the second meaning for the "dick", but did not find it. :D Who is the producer?
     
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    Spotted dick is a British pudding, made with suet and dried fruit (usually currants and/or raisins) and often served with custard.
    The name has long been a source of amusement and double entendres, to the point that the catering staff of Flintshire County Council decided in 2009 to rename it to "Spotted Richard" because of all the jokes they were receiving. While "spotted" is a clear reference to the dried fruit in the pudding (which resemble spots), "dick" is more obscure. The word was widely used as a term for pudding in the 19th century; in late 19th century Huddersfield, for instance, a glossary of local terms described "Dick, plain pudding. If with treacle sauce, treacle dick."
     
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    Oh, these confusing misunderstandings. For sure, I should have looked for "Spotted dick"! :rolleyes: Thank you a lot, Heidi, for the interesting background.:love:
     
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    Oh, Leona...I'm absolutely wetting myself!!! I can just imagine what you thought I was eating!! :D:D:D:D You are the winner of 'Comment of the Day'....might try Spotted zibi next :sick::sick::sick:
     
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    My comment is really very funny:D:D:D:D. Can't stop laughting.
     
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    Neither can I!! I can just imagine you frantically typing that into your translator.....thought the laughing would kill me for sure! You're so funny :D:D:D
     
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    Yes, when I was typing this into translator I was absolutely serious and in some confusion. Was waiting to know another sense for this word...:cool: But when I reread my comment in your post I laugh so hard.:D:D:D
     
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    Haha, right now, I can't afford to be fussy.....a dick is a dick!!
     
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    A dirty mind is a terrible thing to waste :love:
     
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    Wouldn't know.....never had one ;) I'm sweet, innocent and angelic, wallah! I think this site is corrupting me :D:D
     
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    ....says the member who writes about zibis from almost day one here 24.gif
     
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    Hahaha, to be fair, after two years of that little thing I had to tolerate, it became quite an obsession!! :D
     
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    Sounds like trying to locate it was itself a challenge ....
     
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    Indeed, not helped by the fact that my eyesight is not my strength!! It's so good to laugh about these things now :D
     
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    LAVA PANCAKE RECIPE.

    .Break four eggs into jug.
    .Gently remove pieces of shell that fell in jug.
    .Add half pint of milk.
    .Add 100g plain flour.
    .Whisk vigorously for thirty seconds.
    .Get large frying pan from cupboard.
    .Add 2tbsp sunflower oil.
    .Pour pancake mix into frying pan.
    .Sit at table reading TLR.
    .Smell burning.
    .Quickly remove frying pan from hob.
    .Wave tea towel under smoke alarm....to stop the feckin noise!!
    .Throw open all windows for air.
    .Serve pancake

    .Job done. Bon apetit :thumbsup: IMG-20170209-WA0003.jpg If not happy with quality of food:
    .Throw pancake in bin after finishing tantrum worthy of a toddler.
    .Order fresh pancake from man in house.
     
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    This pie sounds good :) and mangoish :p

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    "Mangoish" haha....love it!! They make cooking sound so easy. At least my recipes state the truth....it's messy and dangerous! :p
     
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