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>> No. 13192 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 5:53 pm
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This is going to be our food review thread.
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>> No. 13193 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:03 pm
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Today I have tried Richmond's meat-free sausages. In terms of texture they've got a satisfying crunchy skin to them, the most pork-like of any vegetarian sausage I've tried, although it does tend to get stuck on your teeth. The inside was slightly too dense for my liking. In terms of flavour they tasted vaguely like a pork sausage but it was largely just... nothingness. It was diluted pork.

They'd probably go well in a fry-up, but I wouldn't recommend getting them unless they were on offer.
>> No. 13194 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:12 pm
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Huel's chocolate option reminds me of Alpro's desserts. Overall I'd rate it as the best flavour I've tried as the vanilla tends to leave that scratchy feeling at the back of your throat.
>> No. 13195 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:12 pm
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Just remembered i had some passion fruit in the fridge - yum! Tastes like passion fruit.
>> No. 13196 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:15 pm
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>>13195

Mate.

Fry bacon with it. Scoop out the innards, fry it in the pan with the bacon.

The seeds end up tasting like charred bacon, the flesh didn't impact the flavour of the bacon much but I guess had a very minor impact. But the fucking seeds dude, they tasted amazing.
>> No. 13197 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:39 pm
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>>13193
I wanted to like them, and you're right they've got a skin on them, but I found the insides very bland and poor texture.
>> No. 13198 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 6:46 pm
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>>13193

>In terms of flavour they tasted vaguely like a pork sausage but it was largely just... nothingness. It was diluted pork.

They're an accurate production of real Richmond sausages, then?

To be honest I think slightly shit sausages are best for a fry up. They should be a bulk, while the real flavour comes from good bacon, and scooping a bit of everything else up onto the same fork.
>> No. 13199 Anonymous
22nd January 2020
Wednesday 7:05 pm
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>>13198
>They're an accurate production of real Richmond sausages, then?

Cheap sausages at least have a flavour to them. The veggie Richmond sausages were about as close to tasting of nothing, without actually tasting of nothing, as you can possibly get.

It's surprisingly difficult to get decent vegetarian sausages. One of the supermarkets, possibly Asda, used to have a nice range of own-brand Lincolnshire and Cumberland ones but they stopped making them a while back.
>> No. 13200 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 6:34 am
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>>13199

How do you rate the Linda McCartney ones? I've noticed they seem to be very popular, though popular doesn't always mean good.
>> No. 13201 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 6:45 am
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>>13200
I haven't had them in years. From what I can recall they're okay, but nothing to write home about. They've got a distinct taste, which isn't really meat-like; they're quite nice in a sausage butty with some sauce but, in my opinion, they don't really 'go' as part of a meal that you'd typically have had a sausage with. They remind me a bit of the ones you can make yourself with Sosmix.
>> No. 13202 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 12:54 pm
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Today I have tried Naanster's balti chicken filled naan, because it was reduced when I went to Co-op yesterday.

The naan bread was slightly soggy from being microwaved and felt rather glutenous. It also had an overpowering amount of nigella seeds. The filling was pleasant enough but there wasn't enough of it, particularly the chicken.

4.5/10.
>> No. 13203 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 3:17 pm
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Crap OP.
>> No. 13204 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 7:32 pm
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There are actually four different varieties of Linda McCartney sausages. The Red Onion and Rosemary is the best one I think, while the Chorizo version should be avoided like the plague.
>> No. 13205 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 8:35 pm
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>>13202

>nigella seeds.

Did anyone else get a little bit randy reading this?
>> No. 13206 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 10:38 pm
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>>13205


>> No. 13207 Anonymous
25th January 2020
Saturday 12:51 pm
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My local Fultons Foods sells Cauldron falafel burgers 59p per pack or two packs for £1. They're like a falafel in burger form. They're really nice, unlike their other burgers.
>> No. 13222 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 1:06 pm
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Today I have tried the Kashmiri size pizza from Co-op's new vegan range, Gro.

The pizza is topped with MozzaRisella, which is a cheese alternative derived from brown rice milk, spiced cauliflower and chili peppers, not that it really matters because the toppings are completely overwhelmed by the sauce. You're basically eating dough which tastes of chip shop curry sauce with a little bit of heat added. It could do with a little more texture and susbtance but it wasn't too bad.
>> No. 13223 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 8:13 pm
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>>13222
It's a nice photograph but it does look like someone basically jizzed the cheese on.

I appreciate your review - have not yet tried enough of the new Co-op stuff.
>> No. 13224 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 8:28 pm
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>>13223
I don't really see what the point of the rice cheese was. It didn't add anything apart from, like you say, making it look like someone had spaffed all over the pizza; certainly nothing in terms of flavour.

I've picked up a few Rustlers vegetarian burgers so that's likely to be my next review.
>> No. 13225 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 11:31 pm
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I had a vegan pizza with vegan mozzarella in a pub. I didn't really notice the mozzarella as the whole thing was piled high with rocket for some reason but it was pretty good. £11 which is what you'd probably pay for a pizza delivery which is weird considering it was a London high street pub where all the alcoholic drinks start at £5
>> No. 13226 Anonymous
7th February 2020
Friday 12:04 am
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>>13194

Arrr, you have a woman's hands!
>> No. 13227 Anonymous
7th February 2020
Friday 12:21 pm
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>>13224
>I've picked up a few Rustlers vegetarian burgers so that's likely to be my next review.

It wasn't too bad, actually. I mean, you know what you're getting with a Rustlers burger. It could have done with a bit less coriander and a bit more mango chutney but it did the job. If I had another one I'd probably add in a slice of cheese as a topping.
>> No. 13228 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 4:33 pm
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What I tried: Morrisons vegetable sushi selection.

What I thought: "I should have just gone for a packet of crisps instead."
>> No. 13230 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 4:42 pm
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>>13228
The ones you get from Lidl are ok. You get a bigger pack for less money, and the meal itself is completely identical, I think they're from the same factory. But the mainstream supermarkets are just taking the piss, the prices are silly for the amount of food you get, those small packs like you've pictured have less food than there is plastic packaging.
>> No. 13231 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 4:51 pm
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>>13228
I used to pick up the M&S ones on my way home quite a lot. I liked them, but the soft cheese rolls are just rubbish, a terrible mix of textures.
>> No. 13232 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 5:42 pm
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>>13231
It didn't take long for supermarkets to fuck up sushi did it? It's just rice and fish. I JUST WANT RICE AND FISH.
>> No. 13233 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 7:23 pm
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>>13232

Supermarket sushi is already fucked up from a purist or authenticity standpoint. I still like it but it's very much its own thing when compared to the fresh stuff.

Anyway, my mum likes the duck and chicken sushi packs, so at least we can agree she's fucking mental.
>> No. 13234 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 8:39 pm
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>>13233
> my mum likes the duck and chicken
more like dick and chucken IYKWIM.
>> No. 13235 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 8:46 pm
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>>13234

SMELLS LIKE FISH
LOOKS LIKE CHICKEN
GIVE IT A LICK
AND STICK YOUR DICK IN

Thanks grandad.
>> No. 13236 Anonymous
8th February 2020
Saturday 10:34 pm
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>>13234

She probably does, she's been single for a while though if anyone's interested.
>> No. 13238 Anonymous
24th February 2020
Monday 6:58 pm
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The 'Ultimate' burger is Quorn's attempt at making a so-called bleeding burger through the use of beetroot. It has to be the worst veggie burger I have ever eaten; I couldn't even finish it and I'll eat almost any old shite. I can't put my finger on precisely what it tasted of. Metallic? Cocoa powder? I don't know but it was certainly cheap and nasty (without actually being that cheap).
>> No. 13239 Anonymous
24th February 2020
Monday 7:13 pm
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>>13238

The attempts to mirror meat items always just bore me anyway, but it seems like a fundamental misunderstanding of why people like rare burgers to do something like this.

I can't wait for the tide to shift enough in veggie land that we start to see innovation over replication.
>> No. 13240 Anonymous
24th February 2020
Monday 7:42 pm
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>>13238
BeyondMeat is the only good one. Sell them Tesco's at the end of the steak section.
>> No. 13241 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 8:47 am
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>>13240

Beyond Meat isn't bad but given that it's basically reshaped dog food I find myself wondering if I should save myself a shitload of money by eating dog food instead. I've seen people eating dog food on telly so I know it's a possibility, apparently the quality assurance people in dog food factories get paid good money to chow down on Chum's, but I've yet to bring myself to do it.
>> No. 13242 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 3:04 pm
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I ate: a Rustlers Breakfast aka the imitation McMuffin.

What's in it: it's the same kind of patty as their burgers, but in a weirdly plastic-lumpy muffin with fake cheese and a sachet of jam.

What it tasted like: first mouthful confirmed that it's a Rustlers burger alright. I usually regret these thing. However the taste improved after that mouthful and by the end I was smiling a surprised smile, much like the meticulously-groomed young chap in the OP.

Would, and will, eat again, until they replace it with something even less edible.
>> No. 13243 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 3:22 pm
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>>13241

I don't think dog food is plant based.
>> No. 13244 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 4:14 pm
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>>13243
A lot of it's rice, if I recall correctly.
>> No. 13245 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 6:32 pm
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>>13244
Usually bulked out with rice or whatever sort of grain is going cheapest.
If you have a dog shitting everywhere chances are it's got gluten intolerance.
>> No. 13246 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 7:08 pm
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>>13245 My boy's currently on this, cos he's a fatty after having his balls off:
Composition: Freshly Prepared Duck (29%), Sweet Potato, Freshly Prepared Wild Boar (15%), Dried Duck (14%), Chick Pea Flour, Tapioca, Duck Stock (2%), Tomato Pomace, Minerals, Vitamins, Yucca, Glucosamine (175 mg/kg), Methylsulfonylmethane (175 mg/kg), Chondroitin Sulphate (125 mg/kg), Dried Apple, Carrot Flakes, Lovage Powder, Seaweed Meal, Dried Cranberry, Aniseed and Fenugreek, Camomile Powder, Burdock Root Powder, Peppermint, Dandelion Herb, Thyme, Marjoram, Oregano, Parsley, Sage

Tastes OK. Probably better than Rustlers.

He also gets frozen chicken wings & drumsticks, which I choose not to eat raw, but they're Tesco own-brand stuff, so probably not actually toxic.
>> No. 13247 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 7:13 pm
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>>13242
>fully traceable to the farm of origin

Isn't that a legal requirement?

>>13246
Fucking hell, your dog's eating better than the vegans in this thread.
>> No. 13248 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 1:37 pm
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I tried the bottled SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD they sell in some supermarkets. The mouth feel wasn't very nice, and it was meant to be vanilla flavour but tasted like how Play Dough smells, but it did fill me up so it did its job. I don't think I could have it three times a day every day, but it wasn't awful.
>> No. 13249 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 1:43 pm
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The other night I was in Asda, and had a craving for biscuity goodness of the type that can only be cured with a good pack of chocolate HobNobs. However, there was a 50% off offer on said HobNobs, rather understandably resulting the entire lot being sold out. So I was forced to instead, choose the Asda own-brand equivalent, out of desperation.

They are not good. I got the chocolate variety, not the ones pictured, but it does not improve their prospects. Their crucial flaw is lacking the malty, caramely warmth and aftertaste of a proper HobNob- Instead it tastes like a cross between a digestive, some cold rolled oats, and a dash of sawdust.

Avoid, even ate the bargain price of 40-odd pence.
>> No. 13250 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 2:43 am
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>>13248
Is this some new wordfilter for soy milk or SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD/SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD?
>> No. 13251 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 3:07 am
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>>13250

Almond milk? Coconut milk?
>> No. 13252 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 3:08 am
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>>13250

SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD?
>> No. 13259 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 4:40 pm
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>>13252

I bet it's SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD.
>> No. 13260 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 4:44 pm
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Nice cold, ice cold SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD (?)
>> No. 13261 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 4:50 pm
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>>13260

Please stop, I'm getting unbearably horny.
>> No. 13262 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 7:31 pm
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>>13261
>> No. 13263 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 7:52 pm
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>>13262
>> No. 13264 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 7:54 pm
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>>13261


>> No. 13265 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 8:03 pm
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>>13262

So many guilty wanks to this one.
>> No. 13266 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 8:44 pm
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>> No. 13267 Anonymous
2nd March 2020
Monday 9:03 pm
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>>13265

Have you tried SARAH MILLICAN'S SQUELCHY FANNY CUSTARD yet?
>> No. 13268 Anonymous
3rd March 2020
Tuesday 4:54 pm
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God, Sarah Millican is gorgeous but her reliance on toilet humour is a real turn off. I'd still eat her arse, though, no guilt about it.
>> No. 13270 Anonymous
27th March 2020
Friday 9:07 pm
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I've finally got around to trying the No Chick Strips from Iceland's vegan range. A lot of brands that try to replicate the texture of chicken with layers of layers of hydrated soya protein fuck it horribly by making it too chewy or too watery but these were spot on. In fact, they might be the best veggie chicken I've tried but they should be at that price.
>> No. 13272 Anonymous
30th March 2020
Monday 10:20 pm
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>>13270
No Bull and No Porkies are reasonably witty. I would've gone with No Clucks Given for the chicken, though.
>> No. 13273 Anonymous
31st March 2020
Tuesday 1:23 am
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>>13270
Why would you do this to yourself?
>> No. 13282 Anonymous
12th April 2020
Sunday 10:23 pm
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I've tried the veggie Richmond sausages again; they are markedly better fried than cooked. They went rather nicely in a hot dog bun with fried onions and ketchup but their flavour isn't strong enough for something like a 'meat and veg' meal.
>> No. 13283 Anonymous
12th April 2020
Sunday 10:56 pm
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>>13282
I might try them again in that case as I am looking for a reliable hot dog sausage.
>> No. 13284 Anonymous
13th April 2020
Monday 4:04 am
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>>13282

Veggie sausages are rarely anything more than a lump of hot texture to slather in ketchup.
>> No. 13285 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 3:11 pm
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Today I've tried sausages by the Meatless Farm Company as these were on offer in Sainsbury's from £2.50 to £2.

Every review on the Sainsbury's website is either 1 star or 5 star so they're either very polarising or people from Meatless Farm Company are posting fake 5 star ratings so it doesn't look so bad. I'd give them 1½ out of 5 if I was feeling generous.

It's literally Sosmix that they've pre-prepared and dressed up in nice packaging. They're laughing all the way to the bank.
>> No. 13286 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 3:21 pm
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>>13285
What is it you think large companies normally do with their products, exactly?
>> No. 13287 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 3:37 pm
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>>13286
Off the top of my head I can't think of another company that does this. If I bought Maryland cookies I wouldn't have expected them to be made by getting one of those packets of Betty Crocker baking mixture where you just need to add an egg and oil before popping them in the oven. Their sausages are indistinguishable from Sosmix.
>> No. 13288 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 6:39 pm
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>>13285
Richmonds meatless are probably the best I've had, close tie with Linda's veggie sausages
>> No. 13289 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 6:47 pm
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>>13285
>It's literally Sosmix that they've pre-prepared and dressed up in nice packaging.

It probably tastes the same but it isn't, the ingredients are quite different.

You have a point despite the inappropriate use of the word "literally".
Most of the common vegan protein sources are pretty cheap compared to meat, companies like quorn put a mountain of effort into their recipes to try and get their products as close to the real thing as possible and can justify the price, but the market is open for companies like that to charge massively inflated prices on processed wheat&soy tubes.
>> No. 13290 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 7:12 pm
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>>13289
It tastes exactly the same. It smells exactly the same. It looks exactly the same. It's got the same texture and sloppiness. It's fucking Sosmix.
>> No. 13306 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 10:56 am
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>>13289
>mountain of effort into their recipes to try and get their products as close to the real thing as possible

This to me highlights the absurdity of the whole exercise. It is like a person who keeps telling you they are over their ex even when they are with a new person, people who buy these things and say you 'you can't tell the difference' know that there is a difference and miss the difference that's why they are comparing.

It is pretending to be something it isn't and consequently it can never be it or as good at being it. I'm sure the mushrooms or soy or whey they used might taste wonderful on it's own terms but I wouldn't know because I only ever find these things when they are pretending to be pork or chicken, which they definitely aren't.


If you brought me chicken and told me it tastes just like tofu I'd end up hating chicken.
>> No. 13307 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 11:06 am
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>>13306

The point of the "exercise" is to create something that scratches the itch for eating meat while not using animal products for whatever reason. It would only be absurd if they were claiming to hate ("be over") the taste of meat while also trying to replicate it.
>> No. 13308 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 1:40 pm
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>>13307

That is the absurd argument of someone who is making a choice they don't actually like and defines them self as being counter to the mainstream rather than actually embracing the implications of the choice they have made.

If Vicars started proclaiming the virtues of pegging between married couples 'as a way to scratches the itch for sodomy while not being homosexual for whatever reason' you would think they were off their rocker.

You don't see jews buying chicken flavoured to taste like pig.

>whatever reason

The whatever is self-flagellating. Meat is sinful so you deny it but you can't control your urges for it. In a generation rolling around in animal blood will be a major kink mark my words.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 13309 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 1:52 pm
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>>13308

You're an idiot.
>> No. 13311 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 2:02 pm
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>>13308

What the fuck are you on about? Most vegetarians/vegans are doing it for ethical reasons, and even if you believe they're doing it to be trendy, that still doesn't invalidate still wanting to eat something that reminds them of bacon - if anything, it strengthens that argument.

>You don't see jews buying chicken flavoured to taste like pig.

How have you never heard of turkey bacon? How sheltered are you?
>> No. 13312 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 3:13 pm
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>>13308
What the fuck did I just read, you absolute mentalist.
>> No. 13313 Anonymous
26th April 2020
Sunday 8:14 pm
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>>13308
> You don't see jews buying chicken flavoured to taste like pig.

You're wrong on that at least. Fake bacon is a big thing in Israel as is vegan cheese.
>> No. 13314 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 4:34 pm
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Considering the success of the collaboration between Quorn and Greggs this was a bit of a let down. Vegan pastry has a tendency to be fragile and this broke apart at the slightest touch. The filling is also inferior to the Greggs roll.

Overall it's about on par with other chilled sausage rolls, but it was a keen reminder that I just want Greggs to open up again.
>> No. 13315 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 6:44 pm
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>>13314
I tried one of those and thought exactly the same - I wondered if its because the Greggs one are always served hot and would actually taste the same cold.
>> No. 13316 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 7:10 pm
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>>13315

>because the Greggs one are always served hot

What kind of posh fucking Greggs do you go to that you get hot food every time?
>> No. 13317 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 7:25 pm
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>>13316

A busy one.
>> No. 13318 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 8:01 pm
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>>13317
Exactly that. Maybe >>13316 lives in a posh area and his Greggs are always empty - both of the ones I frequent usually have a queue going out the door.
>> No. 13319 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 8:21 pm
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>>13317>>13318

The closet Greggs to me is on a high street notable for its high rate of stabbings and the other one I frequent is in an international airport, they're both busy but it's 50/50 on whether I get a hot or room temperature pasty.
>> No. 13320 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 8:27 pm
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Will this be how society ends? Thousands of people descending on Greggs at once when they reopen.
>> No. 13321 Anonymous
3rd May 2020
Sunday 10:06 pm
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>>13319
>it's 50/50 on whether I get a hot or room temperature pasty

How awful for you - I feel your pain. I wish I could do something, what a lamentable state of affairs.

By now, surely, access to a fully functioning Greggs is a basic human right?
>> No. 13334 Anonymous
26th May 2020
Tuesday 11:44 am
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Today I have tried the Morrisons vegan pasty. These are usually £3 for 2 but I picked them up as they were reduced.

My only really complaint is that there wasn't enough filling so it was slightly overwhelmed by the pastry and I'd have liked there to have been more of the 'meat' and the swede. If the choice was between this and the Quorn steak bake from Greggs then it would be the pasty by a mile. It's not a brilliant pasty, but it's no worse than what else you can pick up from a supermarket.
>> No. 13337 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 9:36 am
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OH MY GOODNESS
>> No. 13338 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 11:14 am
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>>13337

I can't wait to see more obese vegetarians.
>> No. 13339 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 11:35 am
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>>13338
I know plenty. Veggie food doesn't fill you like a steak does, so they have a lot of chocolate.
>> No. 13340 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 1:08 pm
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>>13339

Just about every veggie I've ever known is fat and pasty. I've always found it dead strange.

Whatever Big Veg would have us believe, a vegetarian diet definitely doesn't necessarily mean a healthy diet.
>> No. 13341 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 1:22 pm
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>>13340
One of my friends went vegan but all she ate was salad and processed crap, which resulted in her turning slightly yellow and her hair thinning. She started eating eggs and cheese again to get some actual protein in her diet.

I guess it's no surprise if you eat like shit before turning vegan that you still eat like shit afterwards.
>> No. 13342 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 2:52 pm
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>>13339
Pulses are very filling, and any remotely sensible vegetarian diet will include stacks of them.

>>13341
>processed crap
Meaningless.
>> No. 13343 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 4:45 pm
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>>13339

Tons of junk food is vegetarian (crisps, plenty of sweets, cakes, all sorts) so going veggie won't fix your diet if it's shit already but it's wrong to say vegetarian food isn't filling.
I mostly eat the same as a vegetarian as I did when I ate meat as I'd learnt to cook frugally as a student and used tons of pulses and things to fill out meals already, so removing the meat component just left me with practically the same dish minus a bit of cheap chicken that, while quite nice, I didn't miss all that much.
Veggie bolognese, lasagna, chilli, curries etc. all fill me up just as well as the meaty versions and although veggie stuff obviously lacks the centrepiece meat cuts other types of meals aren't lacking. Plus being veggie means I still have tons of eggs, cheese and too much butter.
>> No. 13344 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 7:40 pm
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Found a Papa John's menu in my letterbox so I figured I'd order a pizza for the first time in two years. Pizza's ok, pretty edible, but the tomato sauce is much too sweet and doesn't have that fresh tomatoey taste good sauce should have. Wouldn't order from them again.
>> No. 13345 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 7:58 pm
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>>13314
>Overall it's about on par with other chilled sausage rolls, but it was a keen reminder that I just want Greggs to open up again.

I'm going to go out and say it, the best sausage roll is when you get a couple from a multi-pack and warm them up in the oven or microwave. Maybe it just reminds me of being left in the house as a teenager while my parents went somewhere for the weekend.

That or those big ones you get at Morrisons if you don't mind the mess.
>> No. 13346 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 8:37 pm
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>>13344
I don't see the point in takeaway pizza, unless you're pissed and getting a filthy one with doner meat on it. Otherwise you might as well just get a Chicago Town one.

>>13345
When my parents used to drag me around Asda they'd usually let me get something, which tended to be either their mini sausage rolls with mustard seeds in or their mini brunch pasties. Lovely they were.
>> No. 13347 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 11:37 pm
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>>13346
>I don't see the point in takeaway pizza

Someone just bought round one of those monster Costco takeaway pizzas they sell by the door. One of the largest things I have ever seen; I also doubt the merits of takeaway pizza generally but these things are next level.
>> No. 13348 Anonymous
27th May 2020
Wednesday 11:46 pm
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>>13346
Not him but I get a takeaway pizza once a month when I've had a bad day. The price is indeed ridiculous but you're essentially paying to not do the washing up and it does cheer me up on some level.

I'd say I prefer a supermarket brand Hawaiian compared to Chicago Town. If you're eating a pizza to yourself then it's a bit too greasy for me.
>> No. 13349 Anonymous
28th May 2020
Thursday 12:05 am
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>>13344

Papa John's is my favourite of the big chains, I know what you mean about the sauce, but it's still better than most to me.
The most important thing to me on delivered pizza is the crust, and I think they do an excellent thin one.

I basically see actual pizza and takeaway pizza as two different foods, and set my expectations accordingly.

Pizza hut is actually unpalatable to me, though. The sauce tastes burned and it's just a bit rank in general - I've avoided them long enough to recall the details of why they were so disgusting.
>> No. 13350 Anonymous
28th May 2020
Thursday 12:06 am
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>>13347

Really feels odd going to Costco and not walking out with a slice or two.

I read once one of their slices is about 700 calories - I can well believe it.
>> No. 13351 Anonymous
28th May 2020
Thursday 12:24 am
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>>13349
Pizza Hut is actually my favourite because you can order extra cheese. You're paying £1 for a bit of cheese but it's pizza on the next level.
>> No. 13352 Anonymous
28th May 2020
Thursday 5:16 am
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>>13351
If you want a cheesy pizza I recommend the takeaway ones from the Asda cafe. It's £6. 50 for a 14" margherita pizza.

https://www.just-eat.co.uk/takeaway/brands/asda
>> No. 13353 Anonymous
28th May 2020
Thursday 9:01 am
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>>13352
It never occurred to me before that the supermarkets could properly disrupt takeaways like that. Interesting.
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