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Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-08-2012, 04:46 PM
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Posted By carpy1985
Now that does sound delicious!!! (aside from...

Now that does sound delicious!!! (aside from prawns which I'd omit :) )
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-08-2012, 04:44 PM
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Posted By carpy1985
If you are scared / paranoid of killing people...

If you are scared / paranoid of killing people with undercooked meat is suggest a food thermometer. Couple of pound / dollars!
Forum: Jokes and Games 01-08-2012, 04:42 PM
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Posted By carpy1985
Hops

Hops
Forum: Jokes and Games 01-05-2012, 07:02 AM
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Posted By carpy1985
Steak

Steak
Forum: Jokes and Games 01-05-2012, 03:11 AM
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Posted By carpy1985
Bottom

Bottom
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-05-2012, 03:10 AM
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Views: 1,846
Posted By carpy1985
Welcome to DC! As a fellow newbie you...

Welcome to DC!

As a fellow newbie you couldn't be in a better place :)
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-05-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
That's why my other half balked when I mentioned...

That's why my other half balked when I mentioned it then :lol: :D
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-04-2012, 05:43 AM
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Posted By carpy1985
Adding seeds is appealing too as things like...

Adding seeds is appealing too as things like pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds are really good for you too!

Goes with the whole lumping veg in sneakily to stay healthy :)
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 04:07 PM
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Posted By carpy1985
I like hot food! So I'm all good :) I...

I like hot food! So I'm all good :)

I really don't like onions BUT I don't like a lot of veg so this is a cheeky way of adding them in without actually eating them if you know what I mean?!
...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 02:59 PM
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Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
Just had my first test run and it seems to have...

Just had my first test run and it seems to have gone down pretty well!!

Rice with Knor stock (plus all the other crap they throw in lol)
Chicken left overs from yesterday pan fried (with 1 cal...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
That's a quick lesson I needed!

That's a quick lesson I needed!
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 01:58 PM
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Posted By carpy1985
Got to say I agree with everything you just said....

Got to say I agree with everything you just said. I really am a fan of the K.I.S.S. type principles.

Keep
It
Simple
Stupid

:D

Just give me what I want without a load of extra rubbish (and...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
It's certainly becoming a more recognised thing...

It's certainly becoming a more recognised thing now. Some 6-7 years ago all the food was super expensive and tasted AWFUL at best lol

I don't suffer for being gluten free though as there's many...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
I'm with you! I like the idea of adding my own...

I'm with you! I like the idea of adding my own later on as I can vary the heat of the dish much easier that way!

And a less salty dish also appeals as I'm not the biggest fan (unlike my mum lol)
...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
By the sounds of it by using the stock I'm adding...

By the sounds of it by using the stock I'm adding anything but chicken lol

What is the workings of the stock you use?! Sounds healthier than mine!! If it doesn't add much flavour then is there...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
Ha I know what you mean! Luckily I don't have a...

Ha I know what you mean! Luckily I don't have a lot of salt in my diet anyway and most importantly for a newbie it's much easier to use to begin with lol
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 12:22 PM
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Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
See attached photo for the ingredients :) ...

See attached photo for the ingredients :)


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If I use this with the recommend 500ml of water it is (to me) strong. For my girlfriend I have to use 750ml to tone it down a little :)
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
In Liverpool about 10-15 miles away they do have...

In Liverpool about 10-15 miles away they do have a large Chinese community but here not so much.

To be fair I'm not 'In the know' (yet) when it comes to food but being gluten free and always...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By carpy1985
It's liquid and I guess concentrated as you need...

It's liquid and I guess concentrated as you need to dissolve in 500-750ml of water.

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Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
Have to say - here in the north west of the UK at...

Have to say - here in the north west of the UK at the very least - they seem to be super lazy!!

Probably something to do with mixed cuisine take aways?! So one take away shop will serve for...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-02-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,240
Posted By carpy1985
I like the flair and creativity that cooking...

I like the flair and creativity that cooking involves. I am just starting to develop mine!

Adding a Knor stock to rice was revolutionary for me haha normally I would just have boiled rice and...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
Yep that's the one I thought it was! Seems to be...

Yep that's the one I thought it was! Seems to be a bit of a legend does JC
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
Yeah I love practical presents :D Thanks for...

Yeah I love practical presents :D

Thanks for the warm welcome - certainly clearing up some pre conceived myths about food and I've been here for less than 24 hours lol

I live in Widnes near...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
Yeah Rice is like the holy grail for me lol ...

Yeah Rice is like the holy grail for me lol

I think you make a good point in the 'proper' Chinese food is rice flour and (lazy?!) American/English styles include wheat.

I'm just going off my...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 01-02-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By carpy1985
I think in Pre made and takeaways its just...

I think in Pre made and takeaways its just cheaper and easier to use wheat - or at least that's the impression I get!

Corn flour should be good. Might have to buy some in! I have wheat free flower...
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