Haddock,Chips & mushy peas in FRANCE

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  1. Heyupluv

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    Its Official........................ Haddock, Chips & Mushy peas in France
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    Cooked today at 12.45pm 14th November 2012::bigsmile::thumb:
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    .OOOOP's I forgot to say " Home made" Haddock Chips and Mushy Peas cooked today in France...:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::Rofl1

    The plate is 12" long so they are a good size fish.....and not coated in a thick over coat...the southerners call BATTER.... like they coat there fish just to hide the sprat in side the batter masquerading as a Haddock or Cod fillet :
     

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    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm .... I can smell it from here:thumb:
     
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    Mmmmmm lovely
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    You have done it now, Shiftys booked a ferry:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

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    Maybe cooked at "home" but by ex professionals...:thumb:

    (Any mince and onion pies and battered sausages... I don't eat fish?)

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    HeHeHe don't tell them thaaaaart:Doh:

    As cheap as chips.......7 smashing big Haddock fillets..for...11.10 euros..= 1.58 euros each
    A about 4 to 5 potatoes....=0. 50c
    Mix up a bit of Plain Flour, pinch of Salt, a pinch of bi carbe, cold water, mix to till it resembles single cream consistency. job done
    Mushy peas...dried Peas soaked in bi carb over night.... = 0.30c
    Or if YOU was in the UK "A tin of mushy peas from Tesco 4p:Doh:...

    For each serving....... Fish .........................1.58
    ...............................Chips.........................0.25
    ................................Mushy peas...............0.15

    Total in Euros ...................................1.98 euros

    Total in £ sterling.............................£1.58..

    No.. I did not include bread butter and a Mug of Tea:winky::winky::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    When you are a pensioner you have NOWT better to do:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    WOW I paid 3.50 and 4.50 euros for a small plastic box of frittes / chips.. at Calais:Eeek:
     
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    We used to do JUMBO sausages in our Fish & Chip shop....and Minced beef pies also Pukka pies
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    JJ we / us two can beat those welsh sausages that Shiffty makes....the Bu**er has jumped on our Sausage band wagon.....we did the sausage trick last year on fun or was 2 years ago:winky::winky::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Ahh but Mel - you didn't include the specially imported dripping to cook them in - making them 'priceless' !! :winky:
     
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    Hello Mrs Shiffty..Kath..the Governer The Boss:notworthy::notworthy:.where is the sausage man Shiffty ..Dave...........Well at the moment Kath yes I do have a bit of Dripping...we fetched some back with us about a month ago.....but it is just about gone:cry::cry:..then its back to the OIL:cry::cry:...BUT Kath the trouble is the whole house stinks of Dripping.. Christine is doing her nut about the dripping smell...Mmmm lovely:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    That looks delicious Mel. You should be on Master Chef, it's about time that they cooked up some decent grub on that programme.

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    Brisey you are a very WISE man:notworthy::notworthy: I bow to your presence......You speak the truth,.. this tiny bit of piled up rubbish they put on a plate in master chef ..with a smudge of brown dragged along with the spoon:Doh: .....Well it looks like what comes out of a baby's nappy.... they should be call master comedian's:Eeek:
     
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    Hi Mel,
    I am a Lancastrian and proud of it but the best fish and chips in the world are made in Yorkshire with lovely fresh fish straight from Grimsby, potatoes from Lincolnshire and cooked with love east of the Pennines.
    I am drooling just thinking of the taste.
     
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    I like thaaart John....maybe that's were our waist line came from:winky::winky::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    I sit here eating a dried up cheese and salad cream sandwich, i`m not jealous at all.:cry:
     
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    Well Mel, next time we're over - you get an extractor fan sorted out for Chris's sake and we'll replenish your stocks of dripping and bring you a nice cod fresh from Calais fish market so that you can make a proper fish supper... :thumb:

    I feel a North - South spat coming on... :winky:

     
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    Yuk!:Doh: Danged Furrineers, Foreign Muck! 'addock Chips an' A sticky green splodge! Yuk

    Give me an 'omemade traditional Pasty everytime, made with good Morrocan Spuds, Spanish brown Onions Swede from Isreal, Skirt Steak from Ireland AND pastry from Tesco

    Good solid English Grub:thumb:
     
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    You cannot knock a six inch nail in with a toffee hammer. The grow big and strong in the north.
     
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    Ah, someone else who uses the bicarb trick for the batter! :thumb:

    If there's any batter left I usually make some lovely onion rings too.::bigsmile:
     
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    I don't mess about with water and bicarbonate, crack a tinnie, sup half and bang the rest in the flour, it makes a lovely crisp batter:winky:
     
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