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#241 Tiny Tim

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 09:22 PM

QUOTE (terrywebbisgod @ Dec 3 2010, 06:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Rabbits good,so is ostrich, both need careful cooking though

Rabbit is best cooked slowly in a stew type reciepe rather than grilling or frying IMHO. Had it at many a scout camp and loved it.

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#242 Mumby Magic

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 10:40 PM

Never tried Rabbit. Saw Rabbit Stifaso at a Tapas Restaurant in Halifax the other week but it wasn't on the early bird menu so I didn't have it!!!!! laugh.gif

I'm cooking xmas dinner and am dying to cook Goose or Quail but I don't think anyone will appreciate it as it's not what we usually have on xmas day.

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#243 Trojan

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Posted 04 December 2010 - 09:19 AM

QUOTE (Mumby Magic @ Dec 3 2010, 10:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Never tried Rabbit. Saw Rabbit Stifaso at a Tapas Restaurant in Halifax the other week but it wasn't on the early bird menu so I didn't have it!!!!! laugh.gif

I'm cooking xmas dinner and am dying to cook Goose or Quail but I don't think anyone will appreciate it as it's not what we usually have on xmas day.



We nearly had goose last year, they had frozen geese in Lidl, at a good price, but we chickened out and had turkey (geddit) It's all the fat you get with goose that worries me, and will there be enough, or it there's too much what to do with the residue. I even bought a gravy separator to deal with the fat, but didn't need it.
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#244 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 04 December 2010 - 12:33 PM

taking delivery of a load of pheasants next week.
Pheasant and partridge are lovely.
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#245 Trojan

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Posted 04 December 2010 - 01:43 PM

QUOTE (l'angelo mysterioso @ Dec 4 2010, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
taking delivery of a load of pheasants next week.
Pheasant and partridge are lovely.



I used to work with a bloke who shot pheasant. I went for a weekend to Holland and brought back 400 duty free cigs and swapped him for a brace of pheasant. We cooked them wrapped in bacon, but they came out dry and tasteless, and full of lead shot. Never been tempted again.
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#246 Tiny Tim

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Posted 04 December 2010 - 08:49 PM

QUOTE (l'angelo mysterioso @ Dec 4 2010, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
taking delivery of a load of pheasants next week.
Pheasant and partridge are lovely.

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#247 Haloman

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Posted 10 December 2010 - 07:01 AM

I killed a pheasant cleanly once, with the front axle of a Transit tipper. Broke its neck with not a mark on it. It fed four of us. biggrin.gif

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 10:43 AM

elg polse (elk sausage)
foxes or poor people?

#249 Steve May

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 10:52 AM

Sometimes you need to keep it simple.

Peel and chop some apples, chop and stone some plums, chuck 'em in a pan with some sugar, some cinnamon and some lemon juice and let them soften. Have a smell of it. Divine.

Butter, sugar, flour, make some crumble up.

All into a dish, into the oven. Wait till it browns, then eat the lot with custard.

Marvellous.

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#250 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 11:05 AM

QUOTE (Trojan @ Dec 4 2010, 01:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I used to work with a bloke who shot pheasant. I went for a weekend to Holland and brought back 400 duty free cigs and swapped him for a brace of pheasant. We cooked them wrapped in bacon, but they came out dry and tasteless, and full of lead shot. Never been tempted again.


I braised the breasts in cider with shallots and chorizo and some garlic.
served with minted new potatoes, very tasty, very sweet, very moist.
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#251 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 11:06 AM

QUOTE (Tiny Tim @ Dec 4 2010, 08:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Are you sure that you are a RL fan.... wink.gif


poached them from the grounds of old carthaginians rufc. Lost a foot in one of the man traps, but all is well, because I can now nick the shoes on display oiutside barrats.

Edited by l'angelo mysterioso, 15 December 2010 - 11:08 AM.

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#252 Tiny Tim

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 01:27 PM

QUOTE (l'angelo mysterioso @ Dec 15 2010, 11:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
poached them from the grounds of old carthaginians rufc. Lost a foot in one of the man traps, but all is well, because I can now nick the shoes on display oiutside barrats.

We did wonder whose foot that was. For a while we thought it might be Reginald's, but then he found his on the end of one of his legs so he was ruled out of the list of suspects.

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#253 Futtocks

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 08:55 AM

Beers from last night.

Innis & Gunn 'Rum Cask' Oak Aged beer. Like the regular stuff, you wouldn't want too much of this at a time, but this new version is very fine indeed. Limited edition, apparently, so grab some while you can.

Brewdog 5am Saint. Clean, very hoppy taste. Nice, and not as alarmingly strong as many Brewdog beers.

Adnams Southwold Bitter. Ho hum. Okay, but nothing exceptional.

Theakston's Old Peculier. Is there any truly civilised being that doesn't know the joys of this one? Not the mad, magic stuff of the pre-takeover days, but still marvellous.

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#254 MattSantos

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 10:45 AM

Does anyone know of any CAMRA pubs in the South of Glasgow?

I've had a look online and can't seem to find any.. i need a new local!

#255 WearyRhino

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 10:53 AM

Does anyone know of any CAMRA pubs in the South of Glasgow?

I've had a look online and can't seem to find any.. i need a new local!


Did you find this.

Not sure about Glasgow geography but it certainly looks like some are south of the river at least.

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#256 MattSantos

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 12:59 PM

I didn't.

Cheers for the link.

#257 hindle xiii

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 01:42 PM

Jeez, I'd forgotten all about this thread!

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#258 Futtocks

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 12:14 PM

Right, I've just bunged off an order to Virgin Wines. This month, I will mostly be sampling unusual grape varieties, plus a couple of established favourites.

4 bottles of:
The Grid Reserve 2009 (Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon/Mourvedre)
One bottle each of:
Castelfeder Klassische Linie DOC 2007 (Lagrein)
Familia Zuccardi Textual 2007 (Tannat)
Gulfi 2007 (Carjcanti)
Familia Zuccardi Innovacion 2008 (Caladoc)
Rocha Rosa Vinho Regional Alentejano 2007 (Trincadeira)
Ca'di Ponti Sicilia 2010 (Grillo)
The Long Lunch 2010 (6 Grape Blend)
Araldica d'Aria 2010 (Muscat sec)

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#259 Tiny Tim

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 02:35 PM

Right, I've just bunged off an order to Virgin Wines. This month, I will mostly be sampling unusual grape varieties, plus a couple of established favourites.

4 bottles of:
The Grid Reserve 2009 (Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon/Mourvedre)
One bottle each of:
Castelfeder Klassische Linie DOC 2007 (Lagrein)
Familia Zuccardi Textual 2007 (Tannat)
Gulfi 2007 (Carjcanti)
Familia Zuccardi Innovacion 2008 (Caladoc)
Rocha Rosa Vinho Regional Alentejano 2007 (Trincadeira)
Ca'di Ponti Sicilia 2010 (Grillo)
The Long Lunch 2010 (6 Grape Blend)
Araldica d'Aria 2010 (Muscat sec)

I signed up to Virgin Wine bank after you mentioned it on here, it's seems to be a pretty good deal.

My 'personal wine advisor' does try and phone me a lot, but she's a jolly little thing with a husky voice so it's always nice to have a natter. She did put together a very nice case of oaky Spanish wines that I have been enjoying, it's just remembering to decant them a good few hours before drinking to enjoy them at their best.

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#260 MattSantos

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Posted 14 September 2011 - 02:55 PM

As per Futtocks' post.

Last nights beer = 7 pints of Tennants Super Cold.

Tonights beer = hopefully something a little bit nicer.




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