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They're a bit weird aren't they? Like, what actually are they made of?
Talk about them here, now.
Second foodstuff in as many days I never tried. Do they serve these at ambassadors' receptions too?
Why do people eat these instead of tinned soup?
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What do these people have in common? They have all eaten cup-a-soups. And I could have listed any of humanity there.
required apparatus for tinned soup = tin opener, pot, wooden spoon, hob, bowl, spoon
required apparatus for cup-a-soup = cup, spoon, kettle
don't have them very often, but every now and again they're the right thing to have.
required apparatus for tinned soup = bowl, microwave and spoon
...in my desk drawer (they were two for one in Sainsboro). Ingredients says that they contain 5% asparagus, which I can confirm is enough to make your wee smell.
it needs a bit of watering down, and you only get half a tin in, but it is basically the same as a cup a soup. Make sure it is a ringpull can and you just need a microwave and a mug. If not, just swig from the can cold.
Batchelors are crap.
Tesco own brand veg with croutons are good.
Top tip: stir thoroughly, leave for a minute, stir again. Avoid the gunk that you sometimes get at the bottom of the mug
And a shitload of salt.
quite enjoying the one I have now
Take no notice of the indie food snobs
I don't get it, how can they be filling at all? You might as well just have a cup of tea with some salt in it
Dunno how you could have one on its own.
There are so, so many terrible ones though. I usually have some miso on hand, and a few vegetable or mushroom ones. Tomato soup in general can fuck off, chicken ones make me gag.
as much as I like mushrooms, the thought of mushroom soup is just grim
No way you could have one alone for lunch, but mid-afternoon in winter when you're a bit peckish and overdone it on the caffeine - perfect. Might have one soon actually.
soup in inverted commas too. 'soup'
it's not really, is it.
so I can dip my sandwich in it
Ainsley veg chowder is good
Waitrose ones are best, although the 'lovelife' ones are a bit thin. They do a good spicy lentil which is warming in the winter
I prefer to go for croutoned varieties...always a bit disappointing without
Thought it was a bit disappointing.
Agreed about croutoned varieties. I'd be close to putting them as essential for a satisfying cup a soup experience.