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Gaz

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  1. Gaz

    Coffee

    Union comes ground for cafetiere in waitrose - check the ground on date for a recent bag.
  2. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    I can second that, I've eaten two packs in the last week.
  3. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    I've been trying out quite a few of the M&S bits recently (and I've eaten so many greggs sausage rolls) The "Dirty Fries" were one I was sceptical about, not a huge portion for the price and it's just patatas bravas really but it was very nice, probably the nicest thing I tried from the range. The Margherita Pizza with the cauliflower "house sauce" is really good, surprisingly cheesy and overall a decent supermarket pizza. Cashew Mac is good, I think it could do with a smidge more sauce but overall the flavour was there. I think my cheese sauce which I've posted about in here somewhere is better though. Tikka Masala is really nice. Big chunks of "chicken" and a decent masala, just the right amount of spice and a good sauce to rice ratio. Cauliflower Popcorn is great. This is something that is so easy to make at home but it's a messy process so these are good to just throw in the oven. Really crispy, could probably do with a creamy sauce as well as the spicy dip - I had some vegan mayo on the side.
  4. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    The new Vegan Range stuff in M&S looks amazing, has anyone tried it? I had the Greggs Sausage roll the other day and it was good, I want them to make a Vegan Steak Bake though.
  5. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    My favourite thing to do with nutritional yeast is vegan cheese sauce. There are tons of recipes but it's basically boiled potato & carrot with some garlic, mustard, nutritional yeast and optionally, kimchi for a bit of fermented flavour.
  6. Gaz

    Gin

    I can't agree with that at all, Schweppes is disgusting and ruins everything it touches. I'm not a huge fever tree fan, but there are a lot of tonics out there that use sugar, or agave for sweetness rather than sweeteners and are lightly sweet, lightly carbonated and properly buttered.
  7. Gaz

    Gin

    1724 is a really good tonic that compliments gin well. There are a lot of really good tonics on the market now though if you move beyond the supermarket.
  8. Gaz

    Rum

    Stiggins Fancy is gorgeous Pineapple Rum, if that's your thing.
  9. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    I like the quorn roast, it costs about £2 and cooks in 45minutes. Really easy to throw in the oven and tastes lovely with the rest of the trimmings.
  10. Gaz

    Christmas Fixin's 2019

    The Serious Eats Yorkshire pudding recipe is amazing. You could make them in mini muffin tins and fill them as canapes.
  11. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    I was in a huge sainsburies the other day and stocked up on a load of vegan stuff. ToFurkey sausages & Chick 'N - I've had the sausages and they are good - basically seitan flavoured with spices and tomato, they fry up well and worked really nicely as a sort of chorizo replacement. Helmans Vegan Mayo - really thick and I think nicer than normal Hellmans. Veganaise is still nicer I think. Sainsburies own brand blue cheese style block. I don't know what this is meant to be like but it smells and tastes like paint stripper. It's horrible. Fry's Sausage Roll - much more sausage than a normal sausage roll, nice pastry and flavour but it was sooo dry.
  12. Gaz

    Good crisp bad crisp

    I tried Iceland's Christmas Tree flavoured crisps. They taste like toilet cleaner.
  13. Gaz

    Christmas Fixin's 2019

    I've been using an oil mix since watching that video as well, but ducks are friends not food, so I use a bit of a different mix - Olive Oil, Butter or Margarine & Coconut Oil seems to give me something similar and I've been getting really crunchy outsides.
  14. Gaz

    Vegetarian / Vegan recipes

    I had the Beyond burger at Honest recently. It's very good.
  15. Gaz

    Coffee

    You aren't getting these sort of flavours from espresso tho really, especially Starbuck's. Like, I'm not being pretentious, there's a difference between a naturally processed etheopian bean and a dark roast columbian or whatever.
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