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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

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What did you eat? / have you eaten? / are you eating now?

mheredgemheredge WordsmithHere and therePosts: 24,849 mod
edited December 2014 in Food and Drink
What are you eating now? What have you eaten? What did you eat? Talking about food is so much fun (makes your mouth water). Share with the forum about what you have had for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack.
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  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    For lunch I had a traditional Keralan spicy Syrian fish curry with aubergine cooked in coconut with rice. It was delicious. Keralan cuisine must be one of the finest if not best in India.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    It has been a long time ago that I had spaghetti for dinner, so I really enjoyed my spaghetti today and of course it was homemade. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    I had a somewhat unusual mismash of foods for dinner tonight. I ordered fish kebab and naan, and a pineapple raita. I started with a water melon juice and then went on to down a lemon soda too as I was still thirsty. This all came to the pricely sum of 220IRs or £2.10, so the wallet was as content as the stomach.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    Chilli toast (cheese with chilli) and a chocolate milkshake.
  • HelvioHelvio Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭✭✭
    A piece of corn cake! Delicious!!
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Teacher Posts: 2,113 mod
    Me - nothing. Hubby - a big bag of crisps!
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I'm going veggie way today I think.
    So it will be hot cooked rice with fried tofu and chili sauce and steamed chinese vegetable and it will be tasty, that's for sure. =D>
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    I don't know what it's called but it's like a cold noodle that is then flavoured with a chilli pickle, some soy sauce and a garlic and vingar mixture. It seems to have travelled far. I first came across it in Yunnan, then in Kathmandu, and now in the Tibetan settlement in south India.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    Do you have pictures of it @mheredge?
  • HelvioHelvio Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Today the dinner was spaghetti with tomato sauce.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    Lunch was cauliflower in a chilli sauce. It was served by the street and was delicious.
  • for lunch, i had some vegetable
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    I had tsampa for breakfast this morning. This is barley flour that is eaten mixed with hot milk or tea, and anything else that you might want to throw in. I had it with some dry cheese and apple, and a bit of sugar. It's a very typical breakfast disheaten by TTibetans.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I've never used barley I think.
    You don't have to cook the flour?
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    Nope, just use it as it comes @april.

    For lunch or dinner, you can cook it with water if you want. But then usually this is served instead of rice (poor man's rice) with vegetable curry. This is popular in the mountains in Nepal where rice doesn't grow. It's similar to polenta.
  • pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405 mod
    Bubble & squeak
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    Traditional British dish @Pryfllwyd. Tonight I'm having a typical Tibetan meal of thukpa, a vegetable-pasta soup that's a meal in itself.
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Teacher Posts: 2,113 mod
    Eating tonight with lovely people. Don't know what it will be though!
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I'm eating roasted chicken wings and salad and french fries.
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Teacher Posts: 2,113 mod
    Well I was right! It was a brill evening. I had 'Old Spot' hot pot. Old Spot is a breed of pig, so it was a pork hot pot. I haven't eaten pork for a long time but it was a very good hot pot. Oh- and for pudding I had ginger pud and custard. But I couldn't eat it all!!
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    edited December 2013
    Ohhh @Amatsu, how could you? Poor old Spot the pig!

    Breakfast this morning was kedgeree without the smoked haddock. It was very good.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I'm going to eat Chicken Massala today.
    I'll use a ready to use seasoning mix, but last time it was a bit to spicy actually.
    So ......... wait and see.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    edited December 2013
    I am eating some nothing with nothing salad and for drink I have nothing water. I think I am going to have chocolate nothing for desert.
    Does any body wants some nothing?
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    And .... did you like your meal @nil? :)
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 657
    Yes @april. It had the good taste of nothing. :D
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I'm glad for you nil. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,849 mod
    It was nothing special! :((
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,894 mod
    I think it's grilled corn on the cob @Helvio.
  • HelvioHelvio Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭✭✭
    You can be right, and the corn was super. :D
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