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12 minutes ago, Cal said:

Both of the Richardsons boats we have hired have had a tap with filtered water for drinking which save lugging bottles of water around.

Recently discovered 'white pudding'  (Morrisons)  . A most enjoyable addition to the breakfast plate.

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Now that is a novel new enticement to holiday! Hire a wife! That should have been on Dragons Den!!

Thanks again! I think it will be good to switch off the technology a bit, so no laptops or dongles. They’re all really keen on the boat idea and love jumping in and generally being buffoons so hopeful

every year on the lads week we are supplied with a large section of square sausage for each boat (maybe a couple of kilos per boat) for breakfasts.

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47 minutes ago, CherylL said:

Don’t forget the haggis slice- we are Scottish! 

Square sausage is perfect for banjoes! I love the first dog emptying walk along a mooring when everyone is frying up - so does the four legged dustbin!

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every year on the lads week we are supplied with a large section of square sausage for each boat (maybe a couple of kilos per boat) for breakfasts.

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Hash browns have no place in a full English breakfast. (or full Scottish)

Obligatory components are  ... (2) Fried eggs, (2) sausages and (3) bacon. Bread (Fried, toasted and/or plain), and Toms and Mushrooms.

Optional extras...  Baked Beans, Black pudding/haggis, Kidneys, + anything else you fancy. (except hash browns or chips).

All accompanied with a mug of coffee or builders tea.

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46 minutes ago, MauriceMynah said:

Hash browns have no place in a full English breakfast. (or full Scottish)

Obligatory components are  ... (2) Fried eggs, (2) sausages and (3) bacon. Bread (Fried, toasted and/or plain), and Toms and Mushrooms.

Optional extras...  Baked Beans, Black pudding/haggis, Kidneys, + anything else you fancy. (except hash browns or chips).

All accompanied with a mug of coffee or builders tea.

I used to agree about the hash browns but then have acquired quite a taste for them. They soak the bean juice up nice.

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37 minutes ago, MauriceMynah said:

That's what the bread's for! 

I have no great objection to hash browns (or chips) but not with breakfast. 

No the toast is for the egg yolk if you are having fried eggs.

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40 minutes ago, Poppy said:

I take it you cook them in one of these :default_biggrin:

http://www.boatiesfrypan.com/new/index2.html

We use one of these on the boat.

https://www.jmldirect.com/kitchen/pots-and-pans/copper-stone-pans-28cm-griddle-pan

They are brilliant. No oil required and nothing sticks to them. 

And you can fit lots of square sausage in there!

We also have a copperstone frying pan so we can have guilt free "fried" eggs without any oil.

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2 hours ago, Cal said:

Excellent choice.

Not so easy to get a decent Haggis down here though so bring your own!

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Tesco's extras in  England always carry the above, and in the past have had MacSweens..

This Butcher in Norfolk exports Haggis to Scotland!!!

http://www.rutland-butchers.co.uk/haggis.php

 

 

Oh square sausage is Lorne Sausage

 

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7 hours ago, CherylL said:

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Well Tesco used to have macsweens maybe they will again,  you can mail order macsweens easily anyway.. 

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3 hours ago, CambridgeCabby said:

I prefer my black pudding not be be “wee black pudding” prefer the blood type 

If it's a black pudding it's blood type, unless possibly it's American they'll corrupt anything.. Their version of Worcestershire sauce is like mayonnaise that a chemical version of Worcestershire sauce passed by a Mile away.. 

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Going back to water, I have always drunk the water straight out of my tank without any issues! Don't forget that water in the tank gets replenished frequently, especially on hire boats, and with that in mind, would be quite happy! I am not sure if the filter taps make a lot of difference - if you are really concerned just boil the water first but I am still alive and kicking!!

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On 26/06/2020 at 18:37, CambridgeCabby said:

I prefer my black pudding not be be “wee black pudding” prefer the blood type 

Although I originate from close to the land of Ecky Thump the idea of black pudding is to me totally revolting!

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