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    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 4th May 05, 9:44 AM
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    I got my new Be-Ro Recipe Book - Yay :)
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    • 4th May 05, 9:44 AM
    I got my new Be-Ro Recipe Book - Yay :) 4th May 05 at 9:44 AM
    I mentioned a week or two ago that I'd sent away for a new Be-Ro Recipe book using the address and the price quoted in the back of my old and tattered but much loved copy.

    Someone else kindly pointed out that they have a website and that you could get the book from there, priced at 1.50 Great

    Well it seems that Be-Ro still honour their old offers and still maintain the postal address for orders.

    So if you'd like the book for just 0.99 send a cheque or postal order payable to "Be-Ro Recipe Book" and send to:-

    Be-Ro Recipe Book, RHM Foods Ltd,
    Unit 14, Stafford Close,
    Fairwood Industrial Park,
    Ashford,
    Kent TN23 2WY


    Edit: The latest book is available for 1.50 from the address given on Be-Ro web site.

    The page with details is here:-

    http://www.be-ro.co.uk/f_about.htm
    Last edited by squeaky; 19-08-2005 at 8:10 PM.
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    • apprentice tycoon
    • By apprentice tycoon 4th May 05, 9:47 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 9:47 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 9:47 AM
    Is it any better than previous ones...more new stuff?
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 4th May 05, 10:01 AM
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    • #3
    • 4th May 05, 10:01 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:01 AM
    Is it any better than previous ones...more new stuff?
    by apprentice tycoon
    Good grief I haven't read it yet!! I got straight on line to tell you all about it.

    Hang on... this is the 40th Edition... and...

    ...

    ..presentations different from my 39th...

    Same size, same number of pages, but fewer recipes listed in the index at the back (?)

    They never change a great deal from one book to another so I'd say it's a 50/50 thing if you want to upgrade (mine's been repaired so many times there's more repair than book)...

    ..but for anyone buying this highly recommended (by me ) book for the first time - this is a good deal.
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  • Queenie
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    • 4th May 05, 10:05 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:05 AM
    This book addict is trying to resist ....









    ... oh, go on then - I'll send off for a copy
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    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 4th May 05, 10:11 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:11 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:11 AM
    It's my very mostest bestest most usefullest yummiest cook book. It has all the basic baking and pastries recipes in it, handy temperature guide, weight conversions... and 85 pages full of waistline expanding goodies.

    I can't recommended it enough - and for a quid it's a real bargain.

    I wouldn't be without it. Honest
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  • Galtizz
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    • 4th May 05, 10:23 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:23 AM
    Well it seems that Be-Ro still honour their old offers and still maintain the postal address for orders.
    by squeaky
    I have a very, very (much loved and much repaired) old copy that belonged to my Grandma. It cost about 1s 6d. Do you think they'd still honour that one
    When life hands you a lemon, make sure you ask for tequilla and salt
    • apprentice tycoon
    • By apprentice tycoon 4th May 05, 10:31 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:31 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:31 AM
    Yes, go on, I'll send for another, I'm still on the 38 ed copy but it's a bit thick with greasy gunk so not too aesthetically pleasing
    • Katgoddess
    • By Katgoddess 4th May 05, 10:54 AM
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    • #8
    • 4th May 05, 10:54 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:54 AM
    I'm sure they sell them in Morrisons. In the flour section. Not sure how much for though...
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  • Lucie
    • #9
    • 4th May 05, 10:58 AM
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    • 4th May 05, 10:58 AM
    I keep meaning to ask my Mum if she's still got hers. It used to have pride of place next to the WI cook book
    • calleyw
    • By calleyw 4th May 05, 11:36 AM
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    I sent off for two and got the cheque back saying that there was something wrong with the cheque. looked at it could not see what was wrong.

    Checked details on line. Looked at the cheque again a few days later. And I had only put the date down as 2004. oops

    Going to have to write a new cheque and try again.


    Yours

    Calley
  • nikkig
    Is that wonderful chocolate cake recipe in it? the one made with the tinned milk?
    A friends mum used to make it when we were kids, and then my nan used to make them for me to bring for my workmates in london!
    oh the memories of that cake!
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 4th May 05, 12:51 PM
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    Yes it is! Do you want the recipe?
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  • archived user
    It's my very mostest bestest most usefullest yummiest cook book. It has all the basic baking and pastries recipes in it, handy temperature guide, weight conversions... and 85 pages full of waistline expanding goodies.
    by squeaky
    .. but does it tell you how not to burn things??? I can burn water.
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 4th May 05, 1:12 PM
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    It tells you the right times and cooking temperatures if that's any help
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  • We Laugh Indoors
    my mum has one of the old Be-Ro books, i may have to get one for old times sake. i have used my mum's loads of times over the years as it has some great basic recipes.
    'What's poignancy grandad?'

    'It's the cordon bleu of emotions sonny'
  • nikkig
    Hi Squeeky, yes please the recipe would be lovely.
    Thanks
    Nikki
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 5th May 05, 9:53 AM
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    squeaky
    The Be-Ro Book - Milk Chocolate Cake
    Milk Chocolate Cake - from the Be-Ro Recipe Book


    Ingredients:

    200g 7oz Be-Ro Self Raising Flour
    225g 8oz Caster Sugar
    1 x 2.5ml spoon (1/2tsp) Salt
    25g 1oz cocoa podwer (seived)
    100g 4oz Margarine
    2 medium Eggs
    5 x 15ml spoon (5 tbsp) Evaporated Milk
    5 x 15ml spoon (5 tbsp) Water
    few drops Vanilla Essence


    Instructions:

    Heat oven to gas mark 4 - that's 180C or 350F

    Grease two 20cm ( 8in ) tins (not loose bottomed as the mixture would run out)

    Mix flour, sugar, salt and cocoa.

    Rub in margarine.

    Beat eggs with milk and stir them, with the essence and liquids into the dry ingredients and beat well.

    Place mixture in the prepared tins and bake for about 30 - 35 minutes.

    When cold, sandwich and top with Milk Chocolate Icing.


    Milk Chocolate Icing:

    Ingredients:

    60g 2.5oz Margarine

    15ml 1tbsp Cocoa Powder

    250g 9oz Icing Sugar (sieved)

    45ml 3tbsp Hot Milk

    5ml 1tsp Vanilla essence


    Instructions:

    Melt margarine, blending in cocoa, then stir in icing sugar, milk, and essence.

    Beat until smooth and thick.
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    • calleyw
    • By calleyw 5th May 05, 10:19 AM
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    That cake is very yummy. My mum use to make it. She now just makes chocolate cake.

    I think she just excludes the evaporated milk.


    Yours

    Calley
  • jo_b
    Thanks. I can remember my mum having a battered old copy of this recipe book.
    • spendaholic
    • By spendaholic 11th May 05, 8:14 AM
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    I LOVE my Be-Ro cookbook too. It's the best and always the one I lose ...
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