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Offline pap rika

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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #110 on: March 01, 2018, 04:29 PM »
Totally agree with Phil. Best to ignore.

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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #111 on: March 01, 2018, 07:50 PM »
No suggestions for this months group test so far, why not gather suggestions and then go with the majority
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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #112 on: March 01, 2018, 07:51 PM »
All in favour, Andy, but we need someone (a volunteer) to co-ordinate this.
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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #113 on: March 01, 2018, 10:56 PM »
Thanks for welcoming words of advice. Ignore the weak and on with the show. Look forward to your upcoming tests from a backseat and hope I learn something.

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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #114 on: March 02, 2018, 08:26 AM »
Thanks for welcoming words of advice. Ignore the weak and on with the show. Look forward to your upcoming tests from a backseat and hope I learn something.
No need to stand on the side-line, Bing; newcomers such as yourself are more than welcome to participate in group testing, and their fresh unjaundiced feedback will be a very beneficial contribution to the whole idea.

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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #115 on: March 07, 2018, 05:16 AM »
Just a gentle reminder that we have, as yet, no volunteer to lead the March group test.  It would (IMHO) be a great shame if the recent re-awakening of the group test scheme were allowed to become moribund solely through apathy

So another good idea looks like going nowhere, in my opinion. Like my proposal several years ago to hold regional  'come dine' events so we might taste each other's BIR style dishes, Apathy rules, It's so sad. I'm nobody to talk, though, because I made neither of the two recent test dishes. Correct me if I'm wrong but was it only Phil and one other person who reported back on the chicken bhuna? Why bother moving on to a third test given there's been insignificant interest in the first two? I don't know the answer, other than persuade people to change their attitude to participate more, and work as a team, I very much doubt if it will ever happen,

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Re: Group testing (Bob's bhuna chicken)
« Reply #116 on: March 09, 2018, 03:09 PM »
Well, the end results were Very Good Indeedâ„¢.
So today I tried replicating my previous results.  Same base, same pre-cooked chicken, same spice mix, same curry powder, and the only significant changes were those proposed previously (onions cooked a little darker, green pepper as julienne, a little more kasoori methi, ...).  Sadly the results did not live up to expectations.  Whether it was the age of the pre-cooked chicken (which had been refrigerated) or the base (which had not, but which was stored in our lobby at circa 5oC), or something else, I cannot say, but while the texture was still perfect, the flavour was lacking.  Ah well, I'll try some freshly pre-cooked chicken next time and see if that helps.

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Re: Group testing.
« Reply #117 on: March 11, 2018, 10:34 AM »
Further attempt yesterday, this time using fresh (free-range) chicken breasts.  A definite improvement, as the fresh chicken is far better able to take up the flavour of the dish than pre-cooked chicken.

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