Citrojim's Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

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Yes please James :-D

If you look in my larder I appear to be a sugar addict anyway..

A quick looks sees two types of Muscovado (dark and light), golden syrup, black treacle, demerara, caster, royal icing, fondant icing, ordinary icing and last but not least, ordinary granulated - which is the least used...

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I have a number of different flours too...

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I have asked my cousin Bob for the recipe. I am not joking about the high sided plate. Bob cut one open on a plate he thought would do, and found out he was wrong. Cleaning thick sticky syrup off an old, rough surfaced table was an interesting experience he does NOT wish to repeat!

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Here we go Jim. Copied from the e-mail I received from Bob;

I've never written my own recipe down... I'll have to do so next time I make one as I tend to do it all by eye.

Here's a good one that is very close to mine and we can share mine with your friend when I next make it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/susse ... ding_85713" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The major differences in mine is that I add grated nutmeg and cinnamon to the filling as I construct it and replace some of the sugar with golden syrup and a couple of tablespoons of black treacle.

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Pity us vegetarians; no suet in the pudding. One has to use oil or butter.

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Does this help?;

http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/ ... -suet.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

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A meat free diet is just wrong!

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I've had vegetable suet and find it perfectly acceptable.
I'm not a vegetarian but rarely eat meat.

Used Atora but it is not universally available and can be difficult to obtain.

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It's OK KP, I don't restrict the diet of others. :wink:

Steve - never seen that stuff, but note it has palm oil, something I try to avoid due to forestry issues. Suspect the flour and pectin are there to make it look like suet when "raw".

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According to things I browsed after your previous post, Adam, suet has a melting point around 120C, and while butter is (sort of) a viable alternative, it has a much lower melting point. Veggie suet is nearer that of suet re melting point.

A possible trick is to freeze butter, grate it, dust it with flour and then keep it frozen until needed. No promises that it will meet your needs, but it could be worth a try.

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Phew! I was getting worried if I got a work jolly to Sydney next year I want to get on I don't need to worry about no meat about :)

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I think the idea behind the flour is more to slow down the palm oil, so the result isn't too greasy.

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addo wrote:Pity us vegetarians; no suet in the pudding. One has to use oil or butter.
At least you can still have baconnaise...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

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So made from that tofu or rubber stuff :(

I'll stick to the real deal me thinks ;)

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KP wrote:Phew! I was getting worried if I got a work jolly to Sydney next year I want to get on I don't need to worry about no meat about :)
Just download Grindr; that should see you sorted. :P

LOL at the "Baconnaise". Is it kosher?

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KP wrote: I'll stick to the real deal me thinks ;)
Me too... I'm like Steve in that I don't eat a lot of meat but I'd rather eat a bit rather than these alternatives. I bet they're full of nasty chemicals and things like hydrogenated fats which are deadly - I'll bet vegetable suet is lethal...

I eat a very natural diet with no additives as far as I can manage and never felt better. I eat butter rather than these fancy posh spreads as butter is natural - spreads are not.

I know exactly what goes into what I eat and that's how I like it...