Sainsbury’s smoked haddock – is it really smoked?


I realise your comments box was closed Ron but looking into Tescos latest advert on UK TV and it purports to be smoked ,wondered if you knew anything? Here is a link as a guide http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/Tesco-ad-tells-world-Grimsby-best-fish/story-19934030-detail/story.html
Any help you can give gratefully received.

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I’ve written here before about the absurd wetness of Sainsbury’s smoked haddock, a fish that has supposedly gone through two processes – brining, then smoking – which would naturally reduce the moisture content, not increase it (fish, despite its environment, is not actually waterlogged).

Then, today, for reasons which still elude me, I

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Sweet & Spicy Tomato Chutney


#AceFoodNews – As a chef l do not get time to make my own tomato chutney, but my brother has his won allotment and had a glut this year ,so waiting to try his, mouthwatering already, maybe ready for chrimble! Nice recipe so liked and re-blogged!

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The tomato jungle is beginning to take over the Poly tunnel. So it’s time to take action and get making chutney.

I’m not an expert at cooking but I will have a go and wow it’s good! It’s not as spicy hot as I wanted but at least my 6 year old daughter will eat it. To be honest she will eat spicy food but I didn’t want to go crazy. You may want to add extra chilli sauce to give it an extra kick, or even better actual chilli’s.

What I used

A collider of Tomatoes halved or quartered depending on size
2 large onions roughly chopped
1/2 cup of brown sugar
2 teaspoons of whole grain mustard
2 table spoons of smoky Tabasco sauce
2 tablespoons of hot chilli sauce.
200ml of white balsamic vinegar

And you lob it all in a big pan, bring to the boil…

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