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To be secretly pleased when my corner shop runs out of all bread except the plastic white stuff?

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Thankyouandgoodnight Fri 11-Jul-08 13:15:28

The pressure to eat bread that's good for you and 'tastes better' means that our bread bin always has a seeded loaf or something else equally poncy in it. Imagine my delight when I had to do an emergency run and the shop only had the plastic white stuff...

It dragged me back in to the days of ham & mustard sarnies and white toast...I'm loving it but it won't last long....the loaf is almost over

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:35:48

do you know white bread is actually quite good for kiddies?? It's easier to digest and so they get more energy from it rather than using up half the calories just to digest it! wink

Stop beating yourself up and buy white vs poncy alternatly.'just to make sure no one becomes a fussy eater and will only eat the poncy stuff' !!! grin

gingerninja Fri 11-Jul-08 20:37:28

Mmm, white toast, cold, butter. lovely only works with sliced white bread

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:38:42

Yeah - we should start a petition to ban all poncy bread at weekends grin

meglet Fri 11-Jul-08 20:39:12

I have to eat white bread as I have IBS and brown bread keeps me on the loo for hours.

I still feel really naughty when I buy it grin.

Guadalupe Fri 11-Jul-08 20:40:13

all bread gives me IBS

I long for thick white toast with cold butter and marmite.

I only really have it when I give birth.

bythepowerofgreyskull Fri 11-Jul-08 20:41:40

ooh white thick sliced toast, butter and marmite..
comfort food!!

Goober Fri 11-Jul-08 20:42:47

Burnt white toast, too much butter all melted and threatenning to run away, Marmite.
<Dashes off to the corner shop to pick up a white Sunblessed loaf>

Goober Fri 11-Jul-08 20:44:03

Oh! Bythepowerofgreyskull
Are you related to me?

ConnorTraceptive Fri 11-Jul-08 20:44:38

Oh I know what you mean. We have poncy bread that's good for you but I keep a sneaky loaf of white bread in the freezer for toast (shhhh wink)

ConnorTraceptive Fri 11-Jul-08 20:45:43

ooh I love burnt toast too. you can poke your marmite though grin

Goober Fri 11-Jul-08 20:48:16

Marmite, or...............Lemon curd?

Rachmumoftwo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:49:28

White bread in this country isn't all that bad. It has added vitamins, allegedly. Too much wholemeal isn't that great for littlies. I like the odd fresh tiger loaf from ASDA as a treat, but have to resist eating the whole loaf!

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:50:01

Lets stop now - am gluten/wheat free and haven't had it for years envy and have just dribbled in the keyboard grin

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:50:41

MMMMmmm marmalade and cold cold butter......

ConnorTraceptive Fri 11-Jul-08 20:50:50

I used to love toast with sandwich spread

Guadalupe Fri 11-Jul-08 20:50:55

me too, I REALLY want some toast now!

Guadalupe Fri 11-Jul-08 20:51:20

ew, no cross posts

sandwich spread like cat sick!

southeastastra Fri 11-Jul-08 20:51:21

i love the doughy stuff too, squashed sandwiches yum

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:51:46

It's a friday night munchies thing.....

Goober Fri 11-Jul-08 20:52:03

Who remembers Toast Toppers? Can you still get them?

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:52:31

Oh god def cat sick shock

Rachmumoftwo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:52:42

I want warm white bread, butter and lemon curd so much right now!

DanJARMouse Fri 11-Jul-08 20:53:57

thick white sliced bread


too much butter melted into it so its dripping

marmite smeared lovingly

this isnt just comfort food, this is MY comfort food!

eddiejo Fri 11-Jul-08 20:54:03

I remember eating the nobbly off of my mums bread while she was shopping!! hmm

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