Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Abitrary, 11 Jun 2008.

  1. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    It seems to have disappeared and gone largely unsung for many years, but now looks to be creeping back in.

    I'm not saying the beetroot industry is inherently devious, but I did find a beetroot section attached to a tub of coleslaw from sainsburys the other day, like a parasite.
  2. Mort

    Mort Interstellar Overalls

    Hard to avoid it isn't it. Relentless TV product placement and advertising campaigns aimed directly at the most vulnerable. My kids never stop clamouring for beetroot salad and they are fussy about the variety too - plain old Moneta or Boltardy won't do, they want Chioggia because that's what Kevin next door always has.
  3. I'm borscht stiff with all this :evil:
  4. Lardyboy

    Lardyboy New Member

    The beetroot is the work of the Devil and should be spurned at every opportunity.:evil:
  5. Cheddar George

    Cheddar George oober member

    Location: Location
    I am finding the same thing with Rhubarb, who decides when these things are
    fashionable again ?
  6. Mort

    Mort Interstellar Overalls

    It's Jamie Sainsbury Oliver isn't it?
  7. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    In the winter mrs rich p does a tray of roasted root vegetables including beetroot. Ah, how I miss those cold days, warm fires and Sunday roasts.:evil:
  8. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    My wife did some home made crisps the other day, fantastic!!

    Potato, Beetroot, Parsnip and Carrot.

    Highly recommended.

    Also if you want to do a display of multi coloured poo you can get the purple ones out by simply eating a whole jar of pickled beetroot.
  9. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    roast beetroot is ace! as is the pickled stuff! I'm trying to grow some in my garden, but the slugs are winning ;)
  10. oo! Do you 'water' them with vinegar then Fnaar?
  11. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    only if i'm pickled myself! ;)
  12. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Over the Hill
    Good Ol Beetroot. I grows it every year in me garding. Can't beat some freshly grown/picked and boiled beetroot. And if I gets too much to gobble up that way I makes Borscht and freezes it - absolutely Yummy :smile: :smile: :smile: :biggrin:
  13. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Greater Manchester
    I love beetroot crisps as well as in salads.
  14. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    Beetroot Sandwiches :wacko::tongue::tongue:
  15. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    I loathe the stuff but I'm still growing it because Baggy likes it. Greater love hath no man....

    That poncy Italian stuff with white and red rings, natch. :wacko:
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