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    • Former MSE Nick T
    • By Former MSE Nick T 10th Aug 18, 11:49 AM
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    Lidl English Breakfast Pan
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    • 10th Aug 18, 11:49 AM
    Lidl English Breakfast Pan 10th Aug 18 at 11:49 AM
    Came across this in the news this morning:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-6042613/Cut-price-English-breakfast-pan-Lidl-lets-cook-multiple-items-goes-viral.html

    Not sure about you guys, but i'm pretty pumped about this one!

    MSE 1 fry-up anyone?
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 10th Aug 18, 12:40 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 12:40 PM
    Or you could put a divider in an ordinary pan like my gran used to do.



    Frying pans with dividers have been around for decades, so it's not a new idea.
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 10th Aug 18, 12:42 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 12:42 PM
    It's just a gimmick that seems to have sucked in millennial snowflakes.

    This is nothing new, and it's actually impractical for most people most of the time - and an awkward size/shape to have to find cupboard room for.

    Last year "the Internet was in a frenzy" when Tom Daley/Olympic diver used another brand.

    The world's gone mad..... really ... it's just another pan, just like many other brands/makes.

    MSE must be getting a Lidl backhander....
    Last edited by MSE ForumTeam3; 13-08-2018 at 11:50 AM. Reason: Language
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 10th Aug 18, 1:06 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 1:06 PM
    My gran and Mum used to use a griddle to do this kind of thing but of course without the beans, they are not part of breakfast fare up here.

    Lidl has been selling this kind of pan for years now so I don't know why the sudden burst of media activity.
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    • brizesaver
    • By brizesaver 10th Aug 18, 1:11 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 1:11 PM
    Gimmick. You will use it a few times and then stick it in the back of the cupboard. Not easy to cook in it and move stuff around.
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 10th Aug 18, 1:19 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 1:19 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 1:19 PM
    Takes more than one pan to fry one portion of thick cut bacon so splitting a pan up would be a total waste of time (thought that when I saw them ages ago).
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    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 10th Aug 18, 1:29 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 1:29 PM
    Surely in these days of "low fat" we should all be using the grill (except for the eggs )?

    I quite often have a mixed grill, same as a fry up but less fat
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    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 10th Aug 18, 1:56 PM
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    Surely in these days of "low fat" we should all be using the grill (except for the eggs )?
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    How do you grill baked beans?
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 10th Aug 18, 4:18 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 4:18 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 4:18 PM
    How do you grill baked beans?
    Originally posted by NaughtiusMaximus
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Aug 18, 4:39 PM
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    Does anyone remember those split saucepans as well?

    I inherited a double split saucepan and a triple split saucepan.

    Used them a few times and then, yes, stuck them in the cupboard.
    They might be useful for camping.


    Except I don't go camping!


    This was the sort of thing......they all fitted on one ring, and one handle was interchangeable.

    (I think the double one had a handle on each half).

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    • Exile_geordie
    • By Exile_geordie 10th Aug 18, 4:46 PM
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    Surely in these days of "low fat" we should all be using the grill (except for the eggs )?

    I quite often have a mixed grill, same as a fry up but less fat
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    I have a proper griddle pan and all the fat stays in the pan not on me food.
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    • Mrs Bones
    • By Mrs Bones 10th Aug 18, 4:51 PM
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    What a waste of money, it's not even a new idea and I bet there a nightmare to clean. I can cook a full breakfast as it show on the advert picture, minus the baked beans, in a normal frying pan, it's not difficult. The only reason I'd cook the beans separately is that I prefer to do them that way.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 10th Aug 18, 5:49 PM
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    Looks a reasonable weight - keeping one by the front door around these parts might be an idea. The idea with using household items is that it can be difficult to prove pre-meditation. "I just happened to go to the door with the frying pan in my hand, ossifer". Baseball bat might be different.

    I wouldn't of course. Just sayin'.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 10th Aug 18, 5:50 PM
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    How do you grill baked beans?
    Originally posted by NaughtiusMaximus
    On a grill?

    In Black Coontray, we eat 'em cold out of tin
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    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 10th Aug 18, 6:09 PM
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    I can cook a full breakfast as it show on the advert picture, minus the baked beans, in a normal frying pan, it's not difficult. The only reason I'd cook the beans separately is that I prefer to do them that way.
    Originally posted by Mrs Bones
    Yes I cook beans, tin tomatoes and mushrooms in the microwave. Everything else can go in the frying pan together.
    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 10th Aug 18, 6:13 PM
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    On a grill?

    In Black Coontray, we eat 'em cold out of tin
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Ar we dun. Even when we bay in the Black Country no mower.

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    • dekaspace
    • By dekaspace 10th Aug 18, 9:16 PM
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    In a non argumentative way, is there a reason its called a English pan? Just for the reason theres a few small differences between a English and Scottish breakfast.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 10th Aug 18, 9:18 PM
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    Does anyone remember those split saucepans as well?

    I inherited a double split saucepan and a triple split saucepan.

    Used them a few times and then, yes, stuck them in the cupboard.
    They might be useful for camping.


    Except I don't go camping!


    This was the sort of thing......they all fitted on one ring, and one handle was interchangeable.

    (I think the double one had a handle on each half).

    Originally posted by Pyxis
    We had the two halves when I was growing up. But the handles were affixed permanently.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th Aug 18, 9:46 PM
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    In a non argumentative way, is there a reason its called a English pan? Just for the reason theres a few small differences between a English and Scottish breakfast.
    Originally posted by dekaspace
    What are the differences?

    Is it black pudding?
    And a slice of haggis?
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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 10th Aug 18, 11:45 PM
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    On a grill?

    In Black Coontray, we eat 'em cold out of tin
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Wimp! I eat 'em cold out the fridge.
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    I don't have a sister.

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