Saturday, July 23, 2011

Cauliflower and bacon pilaf and sacrilege

Cauliflower and bacon pilaf
Food Diary (July 23, 2011)
Breakfast: Fried egg with oat sourdough
Lunch: Cauliflower and bacon pilaf
Dinner: Tomato onion omelet with sourdough

I hope your weekend is going well.

                     
Today's Favourite Photo
Swiss Roll


Today’s Favourite Blog
Source: BBC
A forklift accident in Australia has resulted in more than US$1.07m (£664,000) of wine being destroyed. 462 cases of the 2010 Mollydooker Velvet Glove shiraz which sells for A$185 a bottle ($199; £122) was smashed while being loaded for export to the United States. "When they opened up the container they said it was like a murder scene. But it smelled phenomenal."

This is a big loss but on a positive note, if there is one, the wine was fully insured. Loss of any alcohol is sacrilege. I would suggest at least a minute of mourning. 

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11 comments:

  1. I loved that jelly roll of Quay Po's as well!

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  2. Love the BBC quote about the wine disaster and that pilaf looks delicious!

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  3. Really enjoyed reading the BBC article about the wine- what a huge shame to lose such amazing wine! I wonder if the fork lift driver had his pay dock- he must have been mortified!

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  4. I totally agree with at least a minute of silence. Every wine batch is unique, so it was a real tragedy...

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  5. Mooouuurrnnn ..... what a great loss! Oh woe! I saw that in the news yesterday and my mum just couldn't understand why i looked so devastated.

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  6. "like a murder scene. But it smelled phenomenal"

    That has to be the best quote I've ever seen. ;)

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  7. wow i can't believe all of that wine was destroyed! hahaha i'm sure it smelled wonderful. thankfully it was insured :)

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  8. What a great loss indeed!! And your lunch is so much better than my McMini!

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