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BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
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JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:58am
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
We sometimes use fishy but chippy is more common.
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"You'd get your head kicked in and then stabbed 23 times in the theatre of Pompey if you called it nosh-up where I grew up." This country's weird.
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JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:48am
Marky Dread wrote:
02 Dec 2020, 9:57pm
It's the opposite with me, I hate the word lunch. Even just the sound of the word annoys me.
"Let's do lunch"
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Absolutely, Marky! (if 'absolutely' isn't too annoying either :mrgreen: ) Couldn't agree more.

For me, fish & chips has to come with mushy peas, and of course salt and plenty of vinegar. Adding tartare sauce or maybe tomato ketchup is OK but not essential.
The plate just doesn't look complete without that splodge of green on it somewhere.
Not 'arf mate. :mrgreen: Plus mushy peas are manna.
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Can we all agree that pea-wet is an abomination?
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oliver wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 9:51am
Can we all agree that pea-wet is an abomination?
Had to look that up - people from Wigan are odd.

Peawack on the other hand is a great cold weather dish.

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JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:58am
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
Cheesy chips are great but gravy takes it to that next level.

Never heard 'fishy' must be a NE thing, always been chippy, nothing else where I've lived.

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BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 4:17pm
JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:58am
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
Cheesy chips are great but gravy takes it to that next level.

Never heard 'fishy' must be a NE thing, always been chippy, nothing else where I've lived.
This sounds a lot like poutine. What kind of cheese do they use?

Poutine (when done right) is fantastic: hand cut fries, fresh cheese curds, and brown gravy. Should be served piping hot.
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WestwayKid wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 4:32pm
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 4:17pm
JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:58am
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
Cheesy chips are great but gravy takes it to that next level.

Never heard 'fishy' must be a NE thing, always been chippy, nothing else where I've lived.
This sounds a lot like poutine. What kind of cheese do they use?

Poutine (when done right) is fantastic: hand cut fries, fresh cheese curds, and brown gravy. Should be served piping hot.
Yeah good poutine is about the best.

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revbob wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 11:27pm
WestwayKid wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 4:32pm
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 4:17pm
JohnS wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 5:58am
BitterTom wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 2:15am
Agree with chips and curry sauce (though I'd prefer cheese & gravy) but when fish gets involved it's tartar sauce and nothing else.
I went to Hull a few years ago for the first time (for a Mick Ronson fan club weekend), and all the chip shops there do 'cheesy chips' - something I'd never even consider combining, but it worked really well. Especially after the pub shut.
And a curious thing, most Brits call a fish & chip shop the 'chippy' but my Dad was brought up calling it the 'fishy' - is that peculiar to the North East? Or was it just his family being awkward?!
Cheesy chips are great but gravy takes it to that next level.

Never heard 'fishy' must be a NE thing, always been chippy, nothing else where I've lived.
This sounds a lot like poutine. What kind of cheese do they use?

Poutine (when done right) is fantastic: hand cut fries, fresh cheese curds, and brown gravy. Should be served piping hot.
Yeah good poutine is about the best.
It's become somewhat trendy and I've seen it on local menus, but too often they try and get fancy with it. The basic formula is already perfect and there is no need to mess with it.
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The Policing bill and cops attacks on protesters getting any play abroad?
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Silent Majority wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 9:02am
The Policing bill and cops attacks on protesters getting any play abroad?
Are you speaking about the young woman suspected of being murdered by a cop while walking home? If so, no, I haven't seen much about it outside of the usual UK media sources.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 12:50pm
Silent Majority wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 9:02am
The Policing bill and cops attacks on protesters getting any play abroad?
Are you speaking about the young woman suspected of being murdered by a cop while walking home? If so, no, I haven't seen much about it outside of the usual UK media sources.
Bristol's had about a week of protests against the bill which seeks to limit the right to protest, criminalise travellers, among other things. The police have been cracking heads, punching people sat on some grass chanting "Peaceful Protest." Some hyper-authoritarian scenes, with the cops' claims of having had bones broken and lungs fractured by protesters lasting a news cycle before then quietly admitting that nothing like that happened.
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Silent Majority wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 1:18pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 12:50pm
Silent Majority wrote:
27 Mar 2021, 9:02am
The Policing bill and cops attacks on protesters getting any play abroad?
Are you speaking about the young woman suspected of being murdered by a cop while walking home? If so, no, I haven't seen much about it outside of the usual UK media sources.
Bristol's had about a week of protests against the bill which seeks to limit the right to protest, criminalise travellers, among other things. The police have been cracking heads, punching people sat on some grass chanting "Peaceful Protest." Some hyper-authoritarian scenes, with the cops' claims of having had bones broken and lungs fractured by protesters lasting a news cycle before then quietly admitting that nothing like that happened.
Okay, nope, I've seen nothing of the like in the media here. Which is strange, given that the media is all ultra radical super left wing and blue lives don't matter and shit.
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