40 grammes please...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Noodley, 5 Jun 2008.

  1. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    The new Sainsburys advert with Jamie Oliver and feeding a family for a fiver. The "mum" goes to the cheese counter and asks for 40 grammes of cheese...that's about an ounce and a half in "old money". As in - not much. So why does the film accompanying it show a big slab being cut and a huge mound of cheese on top of the prepared meal for the family?

    I'll tell you why - Jamie Oliver is a wizard. ;)
  2. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    or a con artist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. OP

    Noodley Guest

    Keith Oates! Go to the back of the class. As if he would put his name to such a thing! ;):tongue:

    Nope, he is a wizard. A man of the ways of wizardry.
  4. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    I left a lump of pilgrims choice cheddar in my pannier all day by mistake, and it went weird, sort of misshapen.

    It was greasy so I just sort of fished it straight out the pannier and into the fridge.
  5. OP

    Noodley Guest

    And what happened? Were you able to use any wizard skills? Or is this only the domain of Oliver?
  6. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    That advert is a sad indictment. Go out and get yourself hugely in debt in sub-prime mortgages, own a car for taking the kids to school, and then moan when the fuel bills get too high.

    Then try to feed your family for the price of market scraps. Wonder what sainsburys profit was last year?
  7. OP

    Noodley Guest

    Would it matter if you were Mr Oliver. They could make a loss and he would use his wizard ways to make it look better...
  8. hubgearfreak

    hubgearfreak Über Member

    you're right of course, it'll be the advert before or after the one imploring you to take out a £20 000 loan for the latest honda/ford/whatever;)

    as for sainsbury., about £488m http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7399865.stm
  9. Maz

    Maz Guru

    This normally happens to the kids' wax crayons left in the car on a warm day.
  10. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    I buy a selection of cheeses every now and then, and they always disappear overnight!
  11. Mort

    Mort Interstellar Overalls

    Why? :smile:
  12. simonali

    simonali Über Member

    "Sort of fished it out"??

    My fridge has lots cheese in it at the mo', due to cheese loving friends visiting last weekend not bloody eating it!

    From memory I have Edam, 3 or 4 Cheddars, Port Salut, blueberry Stilton and some Somerset Blue - all opened. The only one they finished was a Camembert, which I'm glad of coz it smelt like a dead rat! :biggrin:
  13. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    My fave cheese is "Queso de tetilla" from Galicia,. North West Spain... basically it means "tit-shaped cheese", which it is! :biggrin:
  14. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    It doesn't look like Bonj to me!
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