Page 112 of 116

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 04:50
by PopTart
What goes into an American style pork sausage?

Is it just seasoned sausage meat?

Derek wrote:
Brenden wrote:
René wrote:
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Also gross, I ate a whole giant pack of brazils a few weeks ago and shat peanut butter for days đŸ¥œ
Eeeww

I've never liked Brazil nuts. They always taste either rancid or flavourless.

Unless covered in chocolate :P

No! What a waste of chocolate. :|

I agree with Brenden. It's an irredeemable nut.
No way, coated in Milk chocolate or white chocolate even :drool:

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 09:50
by Brenden
PopTart wrote:
Brenden wrote:
René wrote:
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Also gross, I ate a whole giant pack of brazils a few weeks ago and shat peanut butter for days đŸ¥œ
Eeeww

I've never liked Brazil nuts. They always taste either rancid or flavourless.

Unless covered in chocolate :P

No! What a waste of chocolate. :|

PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently came across a YouTube foodie named Adam Radusea. He did a video about non-maple tree-sap syrups recently that blew my mind! I really want to try natural hickory and walnut syrups now.

PopTart wrote:But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I love a nice slice of lightly-toasted sourdough with salted butter and some extra salt sprinkled on top. :drool:

PopTart wrote:I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

You should try intermittent fasting. Even just one day a week of fasting can really improve your metabolism by soft resetting insulin tolerance. Also/or, keeping eating to an 8-hour window with 16 hours of no eating a day (including sleeping).

Back when I smoked and vaped, I pretty much lived on a fasting diet. I'd eat a small meal, once a day. Which consisted of probably half my caloric intake. I'd snack on bad things, chocolate, cakes etc until I started making an effort to be fit (mid to late 20's) then switched to healthier stuff. But still lived on a calorie controlled diet, purely by accident.

I anticipated not smoking, to change both my metabolism and my appetite.

What I hadn't anticipated were a number of other changes.

One of which means I actually can't fast for long without unfortunate consequences, so once I have decided to end my gastronomic adventures and go back to healthy living, ill have to compensate differently.

But thank you for the suggestion! :hug:

Intermittent fasting doesn't mean low calorie, it means having some periods of no calories mixed in with periods of sufficient calories. That you mentioned snacking means it wasn't fasting at all, just deficient.

"Calorie controlled" diets typically fail in the long run. If you're constantly hovering at or below your basic energy needs, while also constantly stimulating insulin via snacking, you're essentially training your body to store any excess energy whenever it can.

Fasting actually stimulates growth hormone!

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 16:28
by PopTart
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:
Brenden wrote:
René wrote:
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Also gross, I ate a whole giant pack of brazils a few weeks ago and shat peanut butter for days đŸ¥œ
Eeeww

I've never liked Brazil nuts. They always taste either rancid or flavourless.

Unless covered in chocolate :P

No! What a waste of chocolate. :|

PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently came across a YouTube foodie named Adam Radusea. He did a video about non-maple tree-sap syrups recently that blew my mind! I really want to try natural hickory and walnut syrups now.

PopTart wrote:But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I love a nice slice of lightly-toasted sourdough with salted butter and some extra salt sprinkled on top. :drool:

PopTart wrote:I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

You should try intermittent fasting. Even just one day a week of fasting can really improve your metabolism by soft resetting insulin tolerance. Also/or, keeping eating to an 8-hour window with 16 hours of no eating a day (including sleeping).

Back when I smoked and vaped, I pretty much lived on a fasting diet. I'd eat a small meal, once a day. Which consisted of probably half my caloric intake. I'd snack on bad things, chocolate, cakes etc until I started making an effort to be fit (mid to late 20's) then switched to healthier stuff. But still lived on a calorie controlled diet, purely by accident.

I anticipated not smoking, to change both my metabolism and my appetite.

What I hadn't anticipated were a number of other changes.

One of which means I actually can't fast for long without unfortunate consequences, so once I have decided to end my gastronomic adventures and go back to healthy living, ill have to compensate differently.

But thank you for the suggestion! :hug:

Intermittent fasting doesn't mean low calorie, it means having some periods of no calories mixed in with periods of sufficient calories. That you mentioned snacking means it wasn't fasting at all, just deficient.

"Calorie controlled" diets typically fail in the long run. If you're constantly hovering at or below your basic energy needs, while also constantly stimulating insulin via snacking, you're essentially training your body to store any excess energy whenever it can.

Fasting actually stimulates growth hormone!

I know you don't mean to be pedantic, but you can be a little pedantic sometimes :lol:

I meant that I wouldn't eat all day until the afternoon/evening. When I would have a low cal meal, a chicken breast with some veg and pasta, for example. After which, I would snack, between that meal and bedtime. Snacks would consist of a variety of things. Sometimes good snacks, sometimes bad, some times a bit of both.

The period between going to sleep and eating in the evening, could often be anywhere between 14 and 16 hrs.

Fasting also stimulates red blood cell production. Which is why it features in most prominent religions. It has been known to be good for people, for some time.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 22:03
by René
Spaghetti and (vegetarian) meatballs :)

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 22:12
by PopTart
René wrote:Spaghetti and (vegetarian) meatballs :)
Isn't a vegetarian meatball, just a falafel?

Vegetarian meatball
...
You can't call them that. They need a new name.

It's like having a Dog-cat.

Or Landfish.

Or slight and mild case of terminal illness.

Maybe call them Veggie Clumps.

Plantsphere's?

Vegetable Orbites?

Veggie Orbites. <--- this one. It has a ring to it. It's Saturnine. Which is how I'd feel if I was given vegetable meatballs.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 22:33
by René
PopTart wrote:
René wrote:Spaghetti and (vegetarian) meatballs :)
Isn't a vegetarian meatball, just a falafel?

Vegetarian meatball
...
You can't call them that. They need a new name.

It's like having a Dog-cat.

Or Landfish.

Or slight and mild case of terminal illness.

Maybe call them Veggie Clumps.

Plantsphere's?

Vegetable Orbites?

Veggie Orbites. <--- this one. It has a ring to it. It's Saturnine. Which is how I'd feel if I was given vegetable meatballs.

No, it's very different from falafel and a fair imitation.

We actually had some vegetarian shredded-duck pancakes the other day that were really amazing (and full of protein and fibre — an incredible food). Normally £5 but reduced to £1.55 (serving 2). :D

(Can't compare as I never had actual duck because I'm not a monster. But this was really good, and Brenden thought so too.)

WhatsApp Image 2022-03-31 at 4.18.03 PM.jpeg

WhatsApp Image 2022-03-31 at 4.18.03 PM (1).jpeg

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 22:39
by PopTart
:blargh:

But it's not Duck! :hitler:

:crazy: :runaway:

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 22:47
by René
PopTart wrote::blargh:

But it's not Duck! :hitler:

:crazy: :runaway:

Well neither are you, but you still quack. :blargh:

(It made sense (and rhymed) in my head. :oface:)

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 23:04
by PopTart
René wrote:
PopTart wrote::blargh:

But it's not Duck! :hitler:

:crazy: :runaway:

Well neither are you, but you still quack. :blargh:

(It made sense (and rhymed) in my head. :oface:)

Must be the Dutch accent.

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, then it's probably reconstituted plant based lab chemicals, masquerading as duck.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 23:08
by CodyC
PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently polished off a whole punnet of strawberries dipped in fresh cream custard (then drank the remaining custard :drool: )

Then there was the rich beef gravy with lashings of butter to give it a silky creamy texture.

Egyptian Bassbousa cake. Trifle with home made custard (and zero fruit :nod: ) the chocolate ganache torte and boys, I make an amazing ganache!

Honestly I could go on but it's a bizarre hybrid of food porn and a breakdown of the things that will likely be the cause of my impending coronary. :shrug:

It's like my libido has been entirely sublimated with a desire for food.

I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

:confused:

Hey, do you have lots of hair on your feet? Cause I'm starting to wonder if maybe you could be a Hobbit?
Which of these meals was second breakfast?

:P

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 23:12
by René
CodyC wrote:
PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently polished off a whole punnet of strawberries dipped in fresh cream custard (then drank the remaining custard :drool: )

Then there was the rich beef gravy with lashings of butter to give it a silky creamy texture.

Egyptian Bassbousa cake. Trifle with home made custard (and zero fruit :nod: ) the chocolate ganache torte and boys, I make an amazing ganache!

Honestly I could go on but it's a bizarre hybrid of food porn and a breakdown of the things that will likely be the cause of my impending coronary. :shrug:

It's like my libido has been entirely sublimated with a desire for food.

I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

:confused:

Hey, do you have lots of hair on your feet? Cause I'm starting to wonder if maybe you could be a Hobbit?
Which of these meals was second breakfast?

:P

:lol: :3

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 1 April 2022, 23:19
by PopTart
CodyC wrote:
PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently polished off a whole punnet of strawberries dipped in fresh cream custard (then drank the remaining custard :drool: )

Then there was the rich beef gravy with lashings of butter to give it a silky creamy texture.

Egyptian Bassbousa cake. Trifle with home made custard (and zero fruit :nod: ) the chocolate ganache torte and boys, I make an amazing ganache!

Honestly I could go on but it's a bizarre hybrid of food porn and a breakdown of the things that will likely be the cause of my impending coronary. :shrug:

It's like my libido has been entirely sublimated with a desire for food.

I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

:confused:

Hey, do you have lots of hair on your feet? Cause I'm starting to wonder if maybe you could be a Hobbit?
Which of these meals was second breakfast?

:P
I missed this and in answer your question, I do have hairy feet! But only on tops of my toes.

And I'm less 3 foot tall and, well, twice that and not even slightly, well, maybe the teeniest bit, round.

But these days i do enjoy an early breakfast, proper breakfast, elevenses, a spot of brunch, lunch, late lunch, some afternoon tea, supper, dinner, pudding and finally evening snack and a bed time nibble.

So I can see why people would make the connection. Tenuous though it may be.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 03:43
by CodyC
PopTart wrote:
CodyC wrote:
PopTart wrote:Watching a wonderful chef on YouTube hasn't helped. He is so adorable! Not sexy. I might have mentioned him before. Jean Pierre. But he loves butter and so do I. Everything tastes better with butter. And salt. With more butter. :lol:

I recently polished off a whole punnet of strawberries dipped in fresh cream custard (then drank the remaining custard :drool: )

Then there was the rich beef gravy with lashings of butter to give it a silky creamy texture.

Egyptian Bassbousa cake. Trifle with home made custard (and zero fruit :nod: ) the chocolate ganache torte and boys, I make an amazing ganache!

Honestly I could go on but it's a bizarre hybrid of food porn and a breakdown of the things that will likely be the cause of my impending coronary. :shrug:

It's like my libido has been entirely sublimated with a desire for food.

I'm staying under my bmi for "overweight" but only just.

:confused:

Hey, do you have lots of hair on your feet? Cause I'm starting to wonder if maybe you could be a Hobbit?
Which of these meals was second breakfast?

:P
I missed this and in answer your question, I do have hairy feet! But only on tops of my toes.

And I'm less 3 foot tall and, well, twice that and not even slightly, well, maybe the teeniest bit, round.

But these days i do enjoy an early breakfast, proper breakfast, elevenses, a spot of brunch, lunch, late lunch, some afternoon tea, supper, dinner, pudding and finally evening snack and a bed time nibble.

So I can see why people would make the connection. Tenuous though it may be.

:rofl:
OMG! yup, you are definitely at least half hobbit! Just to put it in total check, do you have any family or ties at all to the Shire, AKA New Zealand? :lol:

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 04:10
by BraxtonBoiToi
Image

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 07:21
by poolerboy0077
Derek wrote:
PopTart wrote:What do corn dogs taste like? We see them in tvshows from the states but we don't have them here.

I get the impression they are super bad for you. Which means they should be yummy right?

They're pretty good. Delicious, even, if they're fresh. It's hard go wrong with deep-fried cornmeal batter.

You could make them yourself pretty easily if you have something to fry them in. You'd want an American style pork sausage though.

Have you ever had Korean corn dogs?

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 08:14
by PopTart
CodyC wrote:OMG! yup, you are definitely at least half hobbit! Just to put it in total check, do you have any family or ties at all to the Shire, AKA New Zealand? :lol:
I have relatives that live in Perth, Aus. Which I guess might be the Mordor to New Zealands shire? And that relative is married to a new Zealander. Soooo, kind of? Tbf, our surnames could be hobbitesque actually. No, I'm not sharing what it is.

BraxtonBoiToi wrote:Image
My preciousssss.... breakfast!

Actually, it is about time for some tea :monocle:

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 09:25
by rogonandi
I made chicken Alfredo spaghetti but apparently the pasta was dried too fast when it was made. It caused the noodles to break into small pieces even with gentle stirring. I never saw something like this happen before.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 09:37
by PopTart
rogonandi wrote:I made chicken Alfredo spaghetti but apparently the pasta was dried too fast when it was made. It caused the noodles to break into small pieces even with gentle stirring. I never saw something like this happen before.
Bad batch maybe? Sucks.

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 12:16
by René
PopTart wrote:
BraxtonBoiToi wrote:Image

My preciousssss.... breakfast!

Actually, it is about time for some tea :monocle:

For all the non-Brits, tea is British for food (one of the meals of the day, unclear which).

Re: What are you eating?

Unread postPosted: 2 April 2022, 12:19
by Bluefish
René wrote:For all the non-Brits, tea is British for food (one of the meals of the day, unclear which).


I always thought it was an old-fashioned way of saying dinner

Although part of me wonders if it's a separate thing. I'm not sure

I feel ashamed to call myself British