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Salad cream on stir fry.

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Nottalotta Sun 29-May-16 19:56:18

Husband appears incapable of eating any meal without ketchup/brown/mayo/salad cream. Apart from curry. Salad cream goes on lasagne, pasta and bloody stir fry! All home cooked from scratch. Abu to be a bit pissed off about it? I know he's an adult and can eat what he wants but makes me wonder why I bother cooking nice tasty food.

stubbornstains Sun 29-May-16 19:57:35

LTB wink

Nottalotta Sun 29-May-16 19:58:16

OK I think you're right.

MrsTerryPratchett Sun 29-May-16 19:58:40

I'm an autocondimenter as well. It's a curse.

LindyHemming Sun 29-May-16 19:59:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Boogers Sun 29-May-16 20:00:53

Wrong, so wrong. Salad cream on lasagne? shock

LTB! wink

Nottalotta Sun 29-May-16 20:00:54

Ah well. He's never cooked so that's never happened....

TheDuchessOfArbroathsHat Sun 29-May-16 20:01:07

I couldn't live with someone who was so disrespectful of my cooking into which I put a great deal of thought. So yeah - LTB from me too. Salad cream is the work of the Anti-Christ so there's another reason to hoof him out!

eurochick Sun 29-May-16 20:03:30

Eugh. So wrong.

Pinkheart5915 Sun 29-May-16 20:05:32

Salad cream on Lasagne & stir fry, No just No!

Why home cook for him to ruin, feed him ready meals

Nottalotta Sun 29-May-16 20:05:47

It was king prawns, noodles, veg, sort of chilli sauce. And bloody salad cream. Aldi salad cream at that.

nanetterose Sun 29-May-16 20:06:17

I am in exactly the same boat.
I honestly thought there couldn't be another man like my DH.
I'm sorry for you - but relieved l'm not the only one.
Ketchup on a delicate fish sauce anyone? grin

freshprincess Sun 29-May-16 20:06:51

Salad cream is always wrong.

sepa Sun 29-May-16 20:07:19

hmm My first reaction was eww gross. Then I remembered that I have ketchup on roast so I'm not sure I can judge him

JassyRadlett Sun 29-May-16 20:07:29

Oh my god what? That is grim. And clearly the man has no palate.

Floggingmolly Sun 29-May-16 20:08:03

I love salad cream, but I couldn't imagine it on anything hot hmm

Floggingmolly Sun 29-May-16 20:08:39

Ketchup on roast is perfectly fine...

KatieKaboom Sun 29-May-16 20:08:49

I never understand this way of thinking.

I'm grateful if anyone eats the slop I dish up and don't think it's on to tell other people how to enjoy what goes in their own mouths.

I also suspect that the words 'salad cream ' should come with a trigger warning on this site: how ghastly and working class. wink

CrazyDuchess Sun 29-May-16 20:08:56

I am sorry OP I am with your DH on this one - salad cream is food of the Gods! Mmmm it goes with everything!

sue51 Sun 29-May-16 20:08:57

Would you feel the same if it was mayonnaise made from scratch?

JassyRadlett Sun 29-May-16 20:12:32

Would you feel the same if it was mayonnaise made from scratch

I bloody would. Are there so many people who don't like the taste of actual food - or don't actually know what food really tastes like?

To me condiments are supposed to enhance the taste of the food you're eating and therefore should compliment the dish in some way - not totally overpower or mask the flavour.

Thingsthatmakeugoummmm Sun 29-May-16 20:12:46

You are being unreasonable Nottalotta. It's his choice, he is an adult and therefore can eat his meal as he pleases. I have ketchup on everything including curries although I sometimes use mayonnaise instead which is my choice and as an adult can do as I please. It might be habit but it's how I enjoy my food ☺️

Nottalotta Sun 29-May-16 20:13:42

Mayonnaise made from.scratch on stir fry? Yes I'd still feel the same. Surely there are plenty of flavours already in the food? I am not anti salad cream, I'm partial to a cheese cucumber and salad cream sandwich.

Pinkheart5915 Sun 29-May-16 20:14:20

i remember that I have Ketchup on roast SEPA My brother done this when we were children and even now at 36 when he appears to have a good palate when in restaurants but put a roast dinner in front of him and his at the ketchup

Champagneformyrealfriends Sun 29-May-16 20:14:24

Salad cream on lasagne gets the thumbs up from me but stir fry hmm?!

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