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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    by the way, i made it again, using 130ml cream and it turned out great! thanks for this awesome recipe cherry!
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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    Ok, thank you all, I had figuredout by now thaat I put in too little cream. Fact is, I don't get soyatoo over here, so I had no idea how much a caarton of it contains.
    anyway, i'm gonna make it...
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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    thanks, i rather thought 130ml wasn't the same as 3 tbsps, i guess i could'be checked.

    anyway, i'm not sure how to interpret this part of the recipe:



    is one carton=130ml?
    or is half a...
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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    actually, i think i may have misunderstood the amount of cream needed: is 3 tbsp the same as 130ml of cream?
    i just used 3 spoons...
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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    well, i tried it, and it's awesome...the only thing bothering me a bit is the consistency of the caramel. i think i might need to add more cream/marge to it next time, as it turned out extremely...
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    Re: Need Vegan Homeopathic Tablets

    looks like someone has a severe sindrome of playing the devil's advocate, rather than a rationalist outlook
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    Re: Millionaires shortbread

    i have to try this!!! i think i'll do it today! it looks awesome!
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    Re: Meal ideas for a 6 month old

    cook potato and pumpkin together and purée..
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    Re: Need Vegan Homeopathic Tablets

    that doesn't stop it from working
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    Re: RIP Stick Blender

    i've also noticed that my stickblender (well it's my flatmate's actually) starts to smell funny when i try to blend very dense stuff. it works great forliquids or stuff that is easily liquified, but...
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    Re: RIP Stick Blender

    it helps to soak dates in a bit of (warm) water for a while before blending them :)
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    Re: Poor vegan, cheap living

    Exactly, it makes me cross to think that food which is a lot less processed, therefore requiring less labour, is more expensive than the highly processed nasty whiter bread and the likes. not so long...
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    Re: Poor vegan, cheap living

    i know one could eat really cheaply by relying mainly on things such as grains, legumes, pulses as a base, and then just adding some fruit and veg. my problem is that if i don't consume HUGE amounts...
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    Re: Occasional slips and ongoing food cravings

    same here :(
    i like soya fruit yoghurts, but i was never keen on those, just liked the plain yoghurt...adn unfortunately the soya version tastes very different (at least the ones i've tried)
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    Re: Oven as dehydrator/raw food temperatures?

    i dunno? it seems to be animated right now..
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    Re: Oven as dehydrator/raw food temperatures?

    i don't know anything about dehydrating food, but on the blog link that i sent you, fiamma, the blog writer talks about her own experiments with dehydrating food (amongst many other experiments)
  17. Thread: Junk food

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    Re: Getting off junk food help--hypoglycemia

    if you have trouble resisting junk food, try to make healthy alternatives that have the main characteristics that people seem to crave in junk/comfort food: oily and filling
    i like stuff as curries...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    thank you gorilla and cedar :D
    rakey, i pmìd you the pizza recipe. what's in your curry?
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    i'lltake that as a compliment :satisfied:

    to sarah:
    the filling is: ground chick peas, bread crumbs, chopped tomatoes, green olives, onion, garli, basil and parsley, all mixed with some olive oil.
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    ok, here goes.
    the filling for the peppers:
    http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g225/piggyfood/24092008926.jpg

    the filled peppers:
    http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g225/piggyfood/24092008932.jpg...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    thanks vava, you're so nice :D
    this puts me into such a good mood, that i think i'll upload a pic of the marinara pizza i made some time ago...tomato purée, garlic, oreganum, olive oil..it doesn't...
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    Re: Pictures of good vegan food you've eaten! (2)

    wow...just looking at the last 2 pages makes me start to drivle..you guys are preparing some great stuff
    anyway, i have some stuffed peppers in the oven :p, so you will see the pic a bit later
  23. Thread: Salad cream

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    Re: Salad cream

    i like a mix of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard. not sure if that's creamy enough though :D but it's good :p
  24. Thread: Hot cross buns

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    Re: Hot cross buns

    and 2 years later....my query was finally answered :D
    must try them!
  25. Thread: Asparagus

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    Re: Asparagus

    i like them fried with lotsa salt
  26. Thread: Ayurveda.

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    Re: Ayurveda.

    i know just a little bit about it...my mom's the expert :p
    i do try to more or less keep stick to the diet that's best for my constitution, but not all that actively. in any case, i also find that...
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    Re: Need a mega-special cake recipe

    i think various people made the chocolate and strawberry cake, including me, but somebody made an extra pretty decorative chocolate icing with white choc...unfortunately i couldn't get hold of that,...
  28. Thread: custard!

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    Re: custard!

    yeah bread pudding is good with custard...slices of white bread, spread with apricot jam and marge, then sprinkled with cinnamon and raisins. layer slices in an ovenproof dish, then pour over...
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    Re: I shall have my damned chocolate raisins!

    let us know how it works out...i used to be addicted to raisins in milk chocolate! and i still crave them sometimes!
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    Re: Pictures of good Vegan Food you've eaten!

    thanx :D
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    Re: Pictures of good Vegan Food you've eaten!

    quick lunch...raw veg with hummus and yoghurt, and fried veggie pattie (bought)...feels quite humble in comparison to all the fancy dishes on the last few pages :(...
  32. Thread: constipation?

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    Re: constipation?

    these sites (don't know how reliable they are) seem to back up my lack-of-sleep-theory:
    http://www.naturalconstipationcure.com/causes-of-constipation.html...
  33. Thread: constipation?

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    Re: constipation?

    i know it can be candida related, or stress related, could it be either of those?
    also, this is in the same line as the stress topic...my newest theory is that not getting enough sleep may have a...
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    Re: Help veganising a pandoro recipe

    Did you try making it? Any results worth mentioning????
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    Re: Calories in roast zuccini?

    i roast with a non stick pan without oil/spray, and then add raw extra virgin oil after roasting...that way the oil doesn't get heated, and at least the calories aren't "bad", even if the amount is...
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    Re: Vegetable Soup with flavour

    personally i like adding lots of green leafy veg, but not cooking the veggies very long...i then just blend it all up to make it liquid..i think the longer you cook veggies, the less flavour they have
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    Re: Help veganising a pandoro recipe

    i've had this recipe for while, but i've never tried it so can't vouch for aything:

    250 g flour
    50 g maizena
    50 g brown sugar
    3 tbsps "pasta di nocciole" (how would you translate that?...
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    Re: Pickle recommendations

    me too! :p:p
    i've already consumed a whole jar of pickled baby onions in during the last few days. and it took a lot of willpower not to steal my flatmates homemade pickled aubergines this weekend...
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    Re: I have a pickle question

    i think onions that are cooked very thouroughly don't linger on the breath so much either. it seems to be raw/semi-raw onions that are the worst.

    i don't know much about making pickles, but i hear...
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    Re: Pickle recommendations

    does anyone have a recipe/link to site of really good instructions to making pickles? i'm specifically interested in onions and aubergines..
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