Baked beans with breakfast

Fry up your onion and tomato in the skottel while the bacon and sossinges do their thing round the edges. Chuck in a tin of beans, chopped chili and a spoon of curry powder, let it simmer for a bit, make a pit in the middle and crack half a dozen eggs in there. Heat to low, sit back with a brew and scratch your arse for ten minutes while the eggs cook, and serve.
Poetry.

Sheer fucking poetry.


Makes one proud to be a bloke.
 

HCL

LE
A capful of tomato puree and a half tea spoon of mild curry powder...Beans of the Gods.
Cross & Blackwell...or is it Branston..... beans are near to what Heinz use to be years back prior the Heinz being utter thieving knuts and adding copious quantities of H2-0.

Heinz used to do curried beans. And very nice they were too.
 

ugly

LE
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Anyone recall the bbq beans in wainwright camp? I couldn’t at first work out why there was two separate Bain Marie’s of beans on the hot plate
 
Heinz used to do curried beans. And very nice they were too.

It's quite unusual that although Heinz is a US brand, tinned baked beans in tomato sauce as we know them, are not available in the US and yet a lot of spams who visit the UK rather like them.
 

Gout Man

LE
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the chinese method of preparing cooking chicken
'First kill your chicken, if so minded. Boil chicken. Remove most of the feathers. Take cleaver and chop chicken in parallel strokes N to S. Serve.' This recipe would be delivered to me on visits to the wells at a wellfield called West Khairat, not far from Heglig. Careful selection of the corpse's remains made an adequate lunch. I eventually found that eating with the LEC was preferable, as they were given standard African rations of chicken, beef and ugali (sadza). They would make kuku choma - delicious spatchcocked chicken cooked over hot charcoal, far better than any Tesco chicken, which actually tastes of the worms, grubs, beetles and corn that the stupid bird eats, not ICI's beige chemicals.

Beans will give you gout, by the way. Dangerous things.
 
Heinz used to do curried beans. And very nice they were too.
I think they are still available, just not the original recipe. I had a can few years ago and wasnt impressed, very cheap sauce. The original advert with Windsor Davies lists the wholesome ingredients they actual used then



This is current ingredfient list for Heinz Beans Curry (not curried beans)

Ingredients​

Beans (52%), Tomatoes (25%), Water, Apple, Sugar, Curry Powder (contains Wheat, Mustard, Celery), Modified Cornflour, Salt, Colour - Plain Caramel, Herb Extract, Spice

Yet Bachelors in Ireland have their own popular beans

Ingredients​

Beans (60%), Water, Tomatoes, Sugar, Curry Powder (2.1%), Modified Cornflour, Salt, Onion Powder, Sunflower Oil, Acetic Acid, Flavourings
 
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'First kill your chicken, if so minded. Boil chicken. Remove most of the feathers. Take cleaver and chop chicken in parallel strokes N to S. Serve.' This recipe would be delivered to me on visits to the wells at a wellfield called West Khairat, not far from Heglig. Careful selection of the corpse's remains made an adequate lunch. I eventually found that eating with the LEC was preferable, as they were given standard African rations of chicken, beef and ugali (sadza). They would make kuku choma - delicious spatchcocked chicken cooked over hot charcoal, far better than any Tesco chicken, which actually tastes of the worms, grubs, beetles and corn that the stupid bird eats, not ICI's beige chemicals.

Beans will give you gout, by the way. Dangerous things.
I think the cleaver is optional. The BGP cooks appeared to use a lump hammer.
 
Beans with breakfast seems to be standard fare, I haven't used an army mess but I did 24 years in the RAF. Never had beans at home unless it was beans on toast!
Every airmens mess had standard breakfast sausage, bacon beans and tomato often fried bread. They all had a big pan with an inch or so of oil in so fried eggs were nice and greasy! Often compo sausages too.
Sgts messes were very good on odd occasion I used one on a course or detachment. (Especially being free to married types!)
I remember the RAOC bread in RAFG messes it was dry and cardboard like!
WE had Signals and RE lads on the bases plus AAC at Wildenrath. They said they thought the RAF messes were very good.
 
Beans with breakfast seems to be standard fare, I haven't used an army mess but I did 24 years in the RAF. Never had beans at home unless it was beans on toast!
Every airmens mess had standard breakfast sausage, bacon beans and tomato often fried bread. They all had a big pan with an inch or so of oil in so fried eggs were nice and greasy! Often compo sausages too.
Sgts messes were very good on odd occasion I used one on a course or detachment. (Especially being free to married types!)
I remember the RAOC bread in RAFG messes it was dry and cardboard like!
WE had Signals and RE lads on the bases plus AAC at Wildenrath. They said they thought the RAF messes were very good.
Yep beans always taste better when you can steal them don't they. ;)
 
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PFGEN

GCM
Beans with breakfast seems to be standard fare, I haven't used an army mess but I did 24 years in the RAF. Never had beans at home unless it was beans on toast!
Every airmens mess had standard breakfast sausage, bacon beans and tomato often fried bread. They all had a big pan with an inch or so of oil in so fried eggs were nice and greasy! Often compo sausages too.
Sgts messes were very good on odd occasion I used one on a course or detachment. (Especially being free to married types!)
I remember the RAOC bread in RAFG messes it was dry and cardboard like!
WE had Signals and RE lads on the bases plus AAC at Wildenrath. They said they thought the RAF messes were very good.

Was introduced to beans for breakfast as a spacey at annual camp. In the 70s beans were on the menu in the airman's mess three times a day. Served out what looked like a 50 gallon drum that I'm guessing was never switched off. I loved them, my fellow spaceys not so, at least not after they'd been through my guts. Remember one summer the farting was biblical to the point they started counting. I believe the total of straight blow outs was considered something of a record. I remember while waiting for an AEF trip, all of us kitted out in oversize bone domes looking like wobbly head people. I left was sitting apart in my own early version of Bophal.

I remember the eggs. You could have gone waterskiing on the amount of fat they were floating in.
 
Chicken? Identifiable meat? Looxury!
I remember eating 'chicken' and chips with a bunch of archaeologists in a rackety Neapolitan restaurant. At the end of our meal a couple of them who where specialists in archaeozoology picked over the bones and identified at least four types of bird.
 

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