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  • The right way to eat
  • Premier Icon nickjb
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    The chap at the table next to me has ordered fish, chips and beans. Ok, it should be peas, but it’s an understandable substitute. That’s not the issue. When it arrived he ate all the beans, then all the chips, then started on the fish. That’s not usual is it?

    Premier Icon mashr
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    Well the beans would definitely need eaten first so they don’t contaminate them fish and chips. After that I’m not sure I’m happy with his approach

    Premier Icon Yak
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    No. He’s a wrong’un. Run away.

    The correct technique is a bit of everything in no particular order. But you have to finish with a mouthful of the best bit. In this case the fish.

    Premier Icon Onzadog
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    Pretty much what I would have done. Typically save the best for last.

    Premier Icon mrsheen
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    Always fibre first.

    Premier Icon shermer75
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    Eating the constituent parts of a meal separately and in some kind of premeditated and strictly adhered to order = psychopath. Fact.

    Premier Icon BillMC
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    Leave a little bit of everything for the last forkful.

    Premier Icon madeupname
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    @shermer75

    Eating the constituent parts of a meal separately and in some kind of premeditated and strictly adhered to order = psychopath. Fact.

    I always eat the fava beans first, then the liver. Finish with the Chianti…

    And nothing must touch on the plate.

    This is normal, no?

    Premier Icon tthew
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    That’s exactly what I’d do. In that order also for that meal, but it’s worst bits first, best for last.

    Christmas Dinner* will go somthing like. Sprouts, carrots, beans, cauliflower cheese, roast potato, turkey, pigs in blankets. I’d then eat as much of the custard as I could before Christmas pudding

    A lot of people think it’s odd, but it’s not that unusual. Edit – not that rare might be a more accurate statement. 😁

    *exact constituents may vary.

    Premier Icon walleater
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    I would put it all in a blender, and then drink it while watching my favourite Coldplay concert.

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    Eating the constituent parts of a meal separately and in some kind of premeditated and strictly adhered to order = psychopath. Fact.

    I’m going to sit a little bit further away from my daughter and maybe blunt her knives a bit….

    Premier Icon thegeneralist
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    Eating the constituent parts of a meal separately = psychopath. Fact.

    This

    Premier Icon mattsccm
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    Sensible. You eat the protein last as it’s the most expensive. If you fill up on cheap and nasty veg you will still eat that yummy meat as not doing so would be a horrible waste of money and yumminess. So much so that it won’t be a problem as the yumminess overpowers any fullness. To do it the other way whereby you might be full whilst still having cherap and yucky veg left over. You won’t want to eat it and will be tempted to leave it as it’s not expensive and thus you risk wasting money.
    As a compromise you might follow this method until all elements left on the plate are in equal proportion thus allowing a bit of everything on the fork at the same time. Saving something nasty and veggy is acceptable to scrape up any gravy left.

    Premier Icon scotroutes
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    If I have a chippy / MacD’s etc, I always eat all the chips before the rest of the meal.

    Premier Icon esselgruntfuttock
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    Chips, batter, fish.
    I only eat in an order with fish & chips.

    Premier Icon theotherjonv
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    but what if you overfill with beans and chips and don’t have space for the fish?

    Bits of everything, but predominantly the main event. It might be the headliner, but that’s where the similarity to the music festival ends.

    Premier Icon RobHilton
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    Sensible. You eat the protein last as it’s the most expensive.

    Unsensible, for me. You’ve eaten the best part of the meal cold.

    Premier Icon slackboy
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    No bread and butter? Must be some kind of Philistine.

    Premier Icon tthew
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    but what if you overfill with beans and chips and don’t have space for the fish?

    Never going to happen

    You’ve eaten the best part of the meal cold.

    I also have no clacker it doesn’t get time to go cold!

    Premier Icon jimmy
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    Fish first, then chips til full. Don’t wanna risk being over full and leaving fish – criminal.

    Peas along the way, they not filling.

    Beans can get in the sea where the fish came from.

    Premier Icon shermer75
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    I would put it all in a blender, and then drink it while watching my favourite Coldplay concert

    This made me laugh out loud!

    Premier Icon dyna-ti
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    Fish, chips and beans = Fishy farts.

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    No bread and butter? Must be some kind of Philistine.

    Fair point

    Premier Icon mjsmke
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    Fish, chips, and beans. Throw the fish out; smelly vile stuff. Realise everything else on the plate smells and tastes of fish now so throw that out too. Open all the windows in the buildi g to get rid of the fishy smell. Make something less smelly and eat that instead

    Premier Icon dove1
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    Dangerous psychopath. You should have pointed at him, screamed and run away.
    He’s probably the type that takes a Jammy Dodger apart to lick the pretend jam out before eating each biscuit half.

    Premier Icon munrobiker
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    It’s the most sensible way to eat meals that come with separate bits. Vegetables and salads first, headline act last, everything separate. That way you don’t leave the meal with your last memory of it being a boring vegetable. And mixing foods except in a full breakfast is for psychopaths.

    Salad, then rice, then curry (although actually I’d have salad then curry eaten with the Chapatti as a fork).

    Peas, then chips, then fish.

    Carrots, sprouts, potatoes, pigs in blankets, turkey.

    Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    my Sil always arranges her plate in descending order of what she likes, so say mushrooms first through to the battered fish etc, but never puts two different food varieties on her fork at the same time.

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    When it arrived he ate all the beans, then all the chips, then started on the fish. That’s not usual is it?

    If you know anyone with dispraxia or autism, this is very familiar. See my dinner table every night.

    Premier Icon thegeneralist
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    I’m sorry you people advocating eating the stuff separately are just so wrong.

    Why the **** do you think a meal course is served together on a **** plate?

    It’s because it’s supposed to be eaten together.if you were supposed to eat the bread, then the butter, then the soup, then the chips, then the veg then the fish, then the crum****le then the **** ing custard afterwards then they’d bring it on 9 separate effing plates and call it a 9 course meal.

    Buy they don’t, and you shouldn’t.

    Philistines.

    Premier Icon funkmasterp
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    thegeneralist has it! Mixing flavours is what it’s all about. Eating things individually is just weird.

    Premier Icon joshvegas
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    I think you will find the weirdo here is you being so concerned about other people’s eating habits?

    I’d have left the building when the beans came out. I love beans but they have no plaice on a plate with fish and chips.

    Actually… I’m judging you quite heavily for eating fish and chips on a plate with cutlery in a restaurant.

    Premier Icon sirromj
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    You can all get stuffed!

    Premier Icon funkmasterp
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    Actually… I’m judging you quite heavily for eating fish and chips on a plate with cutlery in a restaurant.

    It’s the people who eat pizza or a burger with a knife and fork that you need to watch out for. Dangerous individuals!

    Premier Icon Northwind
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    I used to always eat everything in order. Same order every time of course. Used to get told off for not eating my crusts but I was just saving them til last since they’re the best!

    Then I learned to hide sociopathic behaviour so I could avoid the asylum and continue to kill. But I still eat the crusts last.

    Premier Icon jimw
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    My brother in law is from Bari, southern Italy, where my sister has lived since 1982. He almost always eats his meat or fish separately from any vegetables unless it is something like a casserole where he might have potatoes with it. When he first came to England in the early 80’s he was equally astonished that we would eat all our different foods together.

    Premier Icon tthew
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    Why the **** do you think a meal course is served together on a **** plate?

    Because your 9 different plates would cause loads of washing up!

    Mate of mine did buy me one of those prison trays with the separate individual bowls, think he was having a little joke.

    Oh aye, there’s another thing, square plates. Don’t like them either.

    Premier Icon mogrim
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    If I have a chippy / MacD’s etc, I always eat all the chips before the rest of the meal.

    Likewise. But that’s about it, the rest of the time I mix it on the fork.

    But in this particular case @mjsmke is correct. Vile stuff.

    Premier Icon sandboy
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    If you know anyone with dispraxia or autism, this is very familiar. See my dinner table every night.

    So very much this.

    Premier Icon avdave2
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    60 years since my dad joined the fire brigade, he still says eat your favourite bit first. Too many meals left to go cold when the bells went off.

    Premier Icon csb
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    I would put it all in a blender, and then drink it

    1982, broken jaw from massive bike jump into oak tree, 2 weeks eating tan sludge of blended meals.

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