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Postby RichardB » Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:58 pm

Get Real! wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
Get Real! wrote:The national food of Cyprus must be the ancient Choirokitian Mini-Hippo Tavvas, but these days due to a shortage of mini hippos (read extinction) we have since starting using wild hares. 8)


Ihave plenty of them on my face.


Is that the dish with plenty onions and vinegar? What waste of hare :roll:

Plenty of onions yeah, but vinegar? :?


Yup Red wine vinegar :P

I know that everyone calls this Tavvas but I learnt it as Stiffado = Anyone know if there is a difference
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Postby bill cobbett » Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:17 pm

RichardB wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
Get Real! wrote:The national food of Cyprus must be the ancient Choirokitian Mini-Hippo Tavvas, but these days due to a shortage of mini hippos (read extinction) we have since starting using wild hares. 8)


Ihave plenty of them on my face.


Is that the dish with plenty onions and vinegar? What waste of hare :roll:

Plenty of onions yeah, but vinegar? :?


Yup Red wine vinegar :P

I know that everyone calls this Tavvas but I learnt it as Stiffado = Anyone know if there is a difference


As far as I know .... Stiffado is like stew done on the hob whilst tavva is a braised dish done in the oven.

BillC .... Culinary Consultant to The Sheffy .... :lol:
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Postby Get Real! » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:00 pm

RichardB wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
Get Real! wrote:The national food of Cyprus must be the ancient Choirokitian Mini-Hippo Tavvas, but these days due to a shortage of mini hippos (read extinction) we have since starting using wild hares. 8)


Ihave plenty of them on my face.


Is that the dish with plenty onions and vinegar? What waste of hare :roll:

Plenty of onions yeah, but vinegar? :?


Yup Red wine vinegar :P

I know that everyone calls this Tavvas but I learnt it as Stiffado = Anyone know if there is a difference

The Cypriot word is Tavvas so you don't have to worry about anything else... :wink:
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Postby Get Real! » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:01 pm

CBBB wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Bega is yummy but it's a bit too oily for flaounes.


Do you eat it with Nobby's Nuts?


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Nobby's are great but with cheese? :?
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Postby Get Real! » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:02 pm

denizaksulu wrote:
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purdey wrote:Hi Bill, what is a tissie ?


Hi Lakeland file,

tissy = TC .... grissy = GC .... Jurks/Burks = Turks

(working on one for Greeks)

:D



Geeks? :oops:

:lol: or Gays!
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Re:

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:03 am

denizaksulu wrote:
bill cobbett wrote:
purdey wrote:Hi Bill, what is a tissie ?


Hi Lakeland file,

tissy = TC .... grissy = GC .... Jurks/Burks = Turks

(working on one for Greeks)

:D



Geeks? :oops:


Freeks?
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Re: Re:

Postby yialousa1971 » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:16 am

repulsewarrior wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
bill cobbett wrote:
purdey wrote:Hi Bill, what is a tissie ?


Hi Lakeland file,

tissy = TC .... grissy = GC .... Jurks/Burks = Turks

(working on one for Greeks)

:D



Geeks? :oops:


Freeks?


Yes GR is a Greek of nature, a Chicken that can use a computer. :D
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Re: Re:

Postby denizaksulu » Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:33 pm

yialousa1971 wrote:
repulsewarrior wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
bill cobbett wrote:
purdey wrote:Hi Bill, what is a tissie ?


Hi Lakeland file,

tissy = TC .... grissy = GC .... Jurks/Burks = Turks

(working on one for Greeks)

:D



Geeks? :oops:


Freeks?


Yes GR is a Greek of nature, a Chicken that can use a computer. :D


Bill Cobbett are you still alive? Where are you?
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Re: Re:

Postby kurupetos » Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:21 pm

denizaksulu wrote:
Bill Cobbett are you still alive? Where are you?

It's that time of the year again... he will be back after 6 Jan. (Fodda). :mrgreen:
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Re: Re:

Postby denizaksulu » Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:09 am

kurupetos wrote:
denizaksulu wrote:
Bill Cobbett are you still alive? Where are you?

It's that time of the year again... he will be back after 6 Jan. (Fodda). :mrgreen:


Thank you KP. Tell him I popped in please.
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