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why on earth would you want bacon that leeches out white stuff? :wacko:


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I found bacon in England was nice, but I could not find the similar one in Sydney.

Do you know where I can get it?

As a chef I only buy bacon from certain butchers who I know , bacon from supermarkets is very inconsistant, British bacon is mostly imported these days but can be superb if you are willing to pay a bit extra....shouls imagine the butchers in Oz produce bacon just as good as pigs are pigs....do not buy from supermarkets I am trying to say...

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why on earth would you want bacon that leeches out white stuff? :wacko:

 

Stop buying the cheap stuff. :biglaugh:


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I found bacon in England was nice, but I could not find the similar one in Sydney.

Do you know where I can get it?

 

I would be surprised if you could buy imported bacon in Australia. I have always found Australian bacon to have reasonable flavour and texture but hopefully the PIO bacon aficionado will be online soon and can advise!:wink:


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Proper bacon sandwich....good dry bacon from a butcher not a supermarket.

Heat a Tbs of pork lard in afrying pan.

Cook 3 slices of bacon in lard till crisp and no white is showing on rind.

Remove bacon onto one slice of a crispy fresh cottage loaf (genorous cut)

Dip other slice into pork and bacon fat and fry for 30 seconds.

No sauce for me thanks I like to taste bacon.....

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Proper bacon sandwich....good dry bacon from a butcher not a supermarket.

Heat a Tbs of pork lard in afrying pan.

Cook 3 slices of bacon in lard till crisp and no white is showing on rind.

Remove bacon onto one slice of a crispy fresh cottage loaf (genorous cut)

Dip other slice into pork and bacon fat and fry for 30 seconds.

No sauce for me thanks I like to taste bacon.....

 

Naughty! Tea time me thinks:wink:


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Hi Englishlover

The closest i have found to UK bacon is from Aldi,, not sure on the name but its in a blue twin pack and costs about $9.

Hope this helps

 

Cal x


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Without meaning to sound rude Englishlover, but if you love England that much why are you in OZ?????

 

If I have visa, I would live there :chatterbox: Marry me? (Joking):tongue:

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Hi Englishlover

The closest i have found to UK bacon is from Aldi,, not sure on the name but its in a blue twin pack and costs about $9.

Hope this helps

 

Cal x

 

Oh yes, I know where Aldi is. I will have a look. Thanks indeed.

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It is something my wife has asked many times, there is certainly something special about the bacon you can get in the UK and we haven't found any yet. It tastes as though the pigs are fed fishmeal.

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Proper bacon sandwich....good dry bacon from a butcher not a supermarket.

Heat a Tbs of pork lard in afrying pan.

Cook 3 slices of bacon in lard till crisp and no white is showing on rind.

Remove bacon onto one slice of a crispy fresh cottage loaf (genorous cut)

Dip other slice into pork and bacon fat and fry for 30 seconds.

No sauce for me thanks I like to taste bacon.....

 

Cheers ,my Nan would have said the same and she is very old and very wise :jiggy:

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It is something my wife has asked many times, there is certainly something special about the bacon you can get in the UK and we haven't found any yet. It tastes as though the pigs are fed fishmeal.

 

To each their own, but the "standard" UK bacon was so disgusting--pumped full of salt water that leeched out when you tried to fry it--that I pretty much stopped eating it except when I could afford ultra-expensive dry cure stuff from a butcher.

 

Down here, even the standard super market stuff fries beautifully, leaves some dripping in the pan you can use to fry other things and tastes wonderful. I'm back on bacon butties again, much to my waistline's regret.

 

So, everyone is entitled to their own opinion but, to those arriving in Aus, I suggest you try the local stuff. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

 

Bob


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To each their own, but the "standard" UK bacon was so disgusting--pumped full of salt water that leeched out when you tried to fry it--that I pretty much stopped eating it except when I could afford ultra-expensive dry cure stuff from a butcher.

 

Down here, even the standard super market stuff fries beautifully, leaves some dripping in the pan you can use to fry other things and tastes wonderful. I'm back on bacon butties again, much to my waistline's regret.

 

So, everyone is entitled to their own opinion but, to those arriving in Aus, I suggest you try the local stuff. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

 

Bob

 

I agree! I never really liked bacon in the UK, it was a bit tasteless and watery for my tastes, but here it is lovely. It actually tastes of bacon and, although I don't fry it, it grills really nicely. English bacon is kind of insipid, but Aussie bacon is meaty and scrummy!

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i hear they do great bacon butties on BA flights back to the UK

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i hear they do great bacon butties on BA flights back to the UK

 

Hi Dave

 

Welcome to PIO, but I'm sorry you'll find your very first post is wrong!!!

 

Due to cut backs they now do bacon butties without the bacon.... It seems they wipe the bacon accross the sandwich giving it a taste of bacon. BTW sauce is extra :cute:


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Geoffrey (32, an aussie!!), Tracy (35), Jake (7), Jessica (2) & Joseph (1) :jiggy:

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Trunkey Creek organic bacon is available at several places in Sydney and is better than just about any bacon you can buy in England. In fact all the Trunkey Creek pork products are exceptional and they have ham, gammon and pickled pork along with many other specialist smallgoods like Kick Ass Kransky, Peppey, Cheeky Chorizo etc

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Yes it's interesting to see how different people can look at the same thing in a different way but I have always considered Danish bacon to be the best. Maybe I will have to wait until I get on the plane ? :wink:

 

To each their own, but the "standard" UK bacon was so disgusting--pumped full of salt water that leeched out when you tried to fry it--that I pretty much stopped eating it except when I could afford ultra-expensive dry cure stuff from a butcher.

 

Down here, even the standard super market stuff fries beautifully, leaves some dripping in the pan you can use to fry other things and tastes wonderful. I'm back on bacon butties again, much to my waistline's regret.

 

So, everyone is entitled to their own opinion but, to those arriving in Aus, I suggest you try the local stuff. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

 

Bob

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reminds me of when I moved to england for a while, thought the word batty meant "roll". Thus for about 4 months I used to ask for a tuna brown batty.... untill my mate decided to correct me.....

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Not in Australia

 

oh you can , ive open my old thread for you .......best sausages ive had in many years and their bacon ......even my daughter said this morning "Daddy you will never buy another brand of sausage will you " ......probs wont as these are tried and trusted ...........


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