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What weird names do you have in your family for certain foods?

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LordOfTheFlies Wed 01-Jun-11 00:37:30

Names that no-one else would figure out and you wouldn't want to shout in the supermarket" Oh DH can you get some..."

Cream of Toad Soup- no idea why.Heinz Cream of Tomato
Old Mans Underpants- had a family curry meal and huge naan bread in a paper bag. Soft and white tinged with brown
Sausage Quiche- no idea ,its a veggie spinach quiche
Lemon Turd- self explanatory.
Meef Bince- what my DD asked for in veggie lasagne. She meant the quorn and tomatoe sauce and was thinking beef mince.

nothingnatural Wed 01-Jun-11 04:29:08

We have Vaginamite (Vegemite) and Penis Paste (Peanut butter). Causes HUGE hilarity when my parents come to stay.

Love your Lemon Turd. grin

Mumcah Sun 05-Jun-11 16:19:04

Marmite= buckle. No idea why DD calls it this,took months to realise what she was on about.

bigbadbarry Mon 06-Jun-11 09:23:24

My dad always calls rice pudding, chinese wedding cake.

CogitoErgoSometimes Mon 06-Jun-11 10:38:17

Chish and Fips... Snake and Pygmy Pie... Frog in the Bog (toad in the hole)... Corn on the Knob...

seeker Mon 06-Jun-11 10:41:15

I make a cheese and bacon pastry thing for picnics that's called Turnip Surprise.

tomhardyismydh Mon 06-Jun-11 10:54:41

I once made beef wellington for christmas dinner, dd told everyone we had sausage roll for xmas dinner, when met with a lot of hmm from others I did just say, well I have to admit it was a gregs so that is ok isnt it?

throckenholt Mon 06-Jun-11 10:54:44

cod liver oil capsules are called "dog pills" - I can't even remember why this confusion arose in the first place.

And ketchup is called red stuff (obviously).

WoTmania Mon 06-Jun-11 13:20:29

Spaghetti below the knees -

acatcalledbob Mon 06-Jun-11 13:35:25

Ketchup in our house is called seesal and kiwi fruits are kiki fruits.

JetLi Mon 06-Jun-11 16:33:16

spanky is scampi here smile

NormanTheForeman Mon 06-Jun-11 16:35:55

Corn on the cod in our house (ds used to think that was what it was really called).

My dad had some odd ones - for some reason a tomato was a "numney"....

KnitterNotTwitter Mon 06-Jun-11 16:37:35

Potato Dauphinoise gets called Potato Dolphins at our house

jaffacake79 Mon 06-Jun-11 16:40:45

Same as Knitter - Dauphinoise are dolphin potatoes

A mezzé kind of meal, with loads of picky bits is called a Poopoo platter. No idea where that one came from!

5GoMadOnAZ650 Mon 06-Jun-11 17:28:15

My sister has always called pork crackling "butlins" she is very random though!

notapizzaeater Mon 06-Jun-11 19:23:44

bubble and squeak = slop - DS regualary asks Nannan for slop ...

QueeferSutherland Tue 07-Jun-11 23:26:16

Poppadoms are called "Dr Moose" chez Sutherland. It's something DS used to say.

Chips are "bips", ketchup is "kitchup", and nachos are "snachoes" for the same reason.

Toblerone are "Trombones" thanks to DD.

DH & DD say onion in a really odd way. Like "HuuuuunYuuuun".

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