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Old 08-14-2012, 05:43 PM   #391
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Too early for that sort of caper H

I have seen purple carrots here though...no dye involved
Purple was the original colour of carrots. The Dutch bread the orange ones to honour the Dutch royal family - it's their colour.
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:42 PM   #392
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Purple was the original colour of carrots. The Dutch bread the orange ones to honour the Dutch royal family - it's their colour.
Much like potatoes, every color of the rainbow in Peru/Bolivia, heck south America in general(the home of potatoes), but the color was bred out to be more "User friendly". . . not scary to people.
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:46 AM   #393
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Thanks guys, some great information there
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:48 AM   #394
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Absolutely delicious MM

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Some pictures of past dishes.

Easter Meat pie









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Old 08-15-2012, 03:54 AM   #395
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blue spuds too.....very tasty!
I must admit I have never seen blue potatoes
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:39 AM   #396
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I must admit I have never seen blue potatoes
yeah,well,you don't get the winters in ozz that we do up 'ere mate,my 'taters are blue from november to march!!!
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Easter Meat pie etc
told you msm,my laptop screen can't take much more lickin'!!!
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yeah,well,you don't get the winters in ozz that we do up 'ere mate,my 'taters are blue from november to march!!!
Now you're making me think of Billy Connolly.
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Now you're making me think of Billy Connolly.
what a talent that man is......effing hilarious.
"so there was this drunken retired boxer on the last bus to east kilbride...every time the conductor rang the bell he jumped up and battered someone"............brilliant comedian!!
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Just for you tom!!

love liver,not had liver for ages,love chicken livers,toms thread about livers got me thinkin'....so,if you read this tom,cheers mate i cooked this last night & at less than one shiny british pound for 12ozs of pure meat is there better value than chicken livers?
CHICKEN LIVERS,SMOKED BACON,SINGLE CLOVE GARLIC HEAD,SHALLOTS & CHILLI IN BALSAMICO & WHITE WINE WITH SAFFRON ORZO PASTA.the balsamico gives it that dark,sticky sweet/sour coating that i love with liver
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