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what do you buy in Aldi?

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brimfull Sat 07-Nov-09 14:27:14

am off to get my concealor -any other recommendations?

2fedup Sat 07-Nov-09 14:50:17

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JackBauer Sat 07-Nov-09 15:05:24

Their wine is very nice, red and rose, disco biscuits, frozen fish is brilliant, and very tasty (5 $sea bass for 8 quid)
Fruit and veg is good as well, very cheap and it lasts.

jooseyfruit Sat 07-Nov-09 15:13:12

Brie with chilli
olive oil
their anti wrinkle night cream
mosher Roth 70% choc
bottles of orange juice with bits
disco biscuits

christiana Sat 07-Nov-09 15:14:35

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RnB Sat 07-Nov-09 15:23:33

haha grin

JackBauer Sat 07-Nov-09 15:23:57

No, actual disco biscuits, like a squashed twix with smarties on top.

And yy, forgot mosher roth choc, or their new specially selected honeycomb crunch chocolate

purepurple Sat 07-Nov-09 15:26:51

I have been shopping in Aldi for 10 years now. It started when DH was made redundant and we simply couldn't afford to shop anywhere else.
Now, I won't shop anywhere else.
I buy all my fruit and veg there. Free-range whole chickens. Tinned stuff and I love the Colombian coffee. I buy washing up liquid, washing powder, fabric softener etc.
I buy all my christmas cards and wrapping paper etc.
They have some lovely fish, and the kids love the pizzas.
In fact, everything!
And lots of wine. DH is enjoying the Oranjeboom lager at the moment.

christiana Sat 07-Nov-09 15:27:28

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Tidey Sat 07-Nov-09 15:31:13

Olive oil, feta, chicken, cheap version of Baileys to put in trifle (not nice enough to drink but good soaked into chocolate cake!), dessert waffles (nice toasted with ice cream). I think about puddings far too much evidentally blush

Indith Sat 07-Nov-09 15:37:02

hoummus, it is amazing.
Def the free range chickens, they are fromthe same supplier as the ones the nice poultry woman at the market sells but half the price in Aldi. Sorry nice poultry woman blush
Oange juice.

Don't know what else really, I usd to know exactly what was best/cheapest/worth it between Aldi and Tesco as they are next to each other and I used to live around the corner. [sad git emotion]

brimfull Sat 07-Nov-09 15:59:57

will try out the wine and dsico biscuits

frozen fish ? have tried lidls which wasn't great but wil try aldis now

purepurple Sat 07-Nov-09 16:02:48

tuna steaks
salmon steaks
garlic scampi
posh fishcakes
white fish in a cauliflower sauce
we eat a lot of fish

Tryingtobeorganisedthisyear Sat 07-Nov-09 16:20:34

Free range chickens here
Aloe Vera Loo roll - about £2.50 for 6
Fruit and Veg

InThisSequinBraYesYouOlaJordan Sat 07-Nov-09 16:53:48

Mornflake cereals - exactly the same as Kelloggs/Cheerios etc but 99p a box
Pain aux chocolat
Fruit and Veg
Fresh taglietelli
Roast peppers in olive oil
Apple juice
Loads of other stuff as I'm going along

Not been for a couple of weeks - * makes mental note to go next week *

YouCantTeuchThis Sat 07-Nov-09 17:00:48

part bake rolls, pain au choc, BRIOCHE!!!
curry sauce jars (the ones with the separate spices in the wee jar on top)
frozen cauliflower cheese (for when you just can't be bothered!)
frozen med-roasted veg (great for omelettes)
domino choc treat things

And loads of other things that I can't think of!

JackBauer Sat 07-Nov-09 19:28:16

Oh yes, the brioche, mmm, and teh gingerbread bics, all the baking actually.
I love their preprepared wedges as well, ideal for quick slinging in the oven without having to think about it and cheaper than a bag of potatoes from tesco.
The pesto is bloody good as well.
The fish is to die for though, all separate steaks etc so it's easy to get what you need and no more, and the whole fish is gorgeous.

The only thing I don't like is their orange juice as they only have stuff with bits in which clogs up the sippy cupsgrin

FanjolinaJolie Sun 08-Nov-09 15:42:41

I can do a full shop here, so everything.

But family favourites are the 'twisted' caramel and chocolate puddings and the rectangular shaped fromage frais with fruit layer (they are seriously yummy)

Our dog likes the dried dog food (he won't eat Lidl's!!)

sazlocks Sun 08-Nov-09 15:48:24

hot chocolate is yum and the chocolate spread

herjazz Sun 08-Nov-09 15:52:15

yes - the specially selected pesto. Some of the other antipasti stuff in jar is good as well.

and nice dried pastas

you'll get some good xmas stuff soon - stollen etc. Tho generally lidl is better for this

over summer aldi also had sancerre for cheap

Kerrymumbles Sun 08-Nov-09 15:57:24

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Kerrymumbles Sun 08-Nov-09 15:57:59

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LoveBeingAMummy Sun 08-Nov-09 16:01:59

Their chicken tikka sauce in a jar is the best i ahve ever tasted.

Pasta, rice, lou rolls, good.

Hels67 Sun 08-Nov-09 16:10:41

The lemon and mascarpone cheesecake (yum yum)
Apple juice
fresh pasta
ice cream

Tryingtobeorganisedthisyear Mon 09-Nov-09 10:31:29

Their frozen Plum Tart is gorgeous

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