Tag Archives: salad

Mum, I Snapped Your Hairbrush

Here’s a good one.  The front of the list is great, strange use of ‘z’ for plurals and a few unknowns but it is the back of the list that stands out – scroll down!


How nice.  I hope Mum was happy with the replacement and the kind note.

Salad, fruit, veg, pots, onions, cereal, rice krispies, cheese, ham, t bags, cake, crisps, choc bars, bread, ???, mayo, ???, tuna tinned?, tinned beanz?, tinned toms, eggs, passatta, cheese sauce, bubble bath, golden syrup, juice, butter, t rolls, k rolls, pasta, kidney beanz, stock pots, plenty of ale?

Sainsbury’s, Calcot, Reading

October 2016

Pen and Pencil


There are two lists here, one in pencil and then a later addition in pen.

In Pencil: Soup, courgettes, salad, croutons, milk, nappies, tea bags

In Pen: bread, olive oil, balsamic

Starters with a cup of tea and nappies.

Found Aldi, Didcot

29th September 2016

Blue Sugar Cubes

This could be a classic tagine, any cooks out there, please correct me if I am mistaken.

Tomatoes, chicken thighs, sugar cubes, chicken (coacoo)?, salad, toms, Avacado, mixed herbs, paprika, honey, ground cumin, onions, apricot.

Found by John in Sainsbury’s, Newbury

Date unknown.

Illustrated Shopping List

Wow, what a list. These people eat well with a variety of ingredients to make meals from around the world. They have a cat and children. The illustrations are great, I particularly like the little bird perched next to the cat biscuits. Lots of help from the children to make this shopping list.

Fruit, bread | rolls | bagels, Dolmio sauce x 2, Lasagne sauce and sheets, Appals x 100,000, chicken pieces, chicken breast and thigh, mince x 3, sausages x 2, bananas x 54, cod pieces, kids bits, cat biscuits, scampy fries x 2, cheese, homs?/meats, coconut milk, grated cheese, mozzarella, halloumi, sour cream, taco shells, mange tout, baby something, cucumber, chillis, tomatoes, salad, avocados, olives, coriander, onions, mushrooms, peppers and “by a chinees takeaway for cata” [sic].

On the reverse is soy sauce, garlic, ginger and comfort.

Found Aldi, Reading

27th August 2016

Tiny Pork Pies


Bread, salad stuff, baguette, cheese, marmite, sausage rolls, tiny pork pies, Kellogg’s, bacon, toilet rolls, salt and rinse, lager.

Unusual to see Kellogg’s written a brand, rather than the cereal type.

What is salt + rinse?  Is it this? Colgate salt rinse

There are no obvious meals to be cooked here.

Found Sainsbury’s, Reading

9th August 2016

Tom Purée


Washing up liquid, bread, milk, Tom purée, bread, leafs, onions, pepper, new pots, sauce, bars, fruit.

The owner was sketching out a plan for the week’s menu. Let’s see:

  • Monday – ?
  • Tuesday – Sausage, mash, pie
  • Thursday – Fajitas
  • Friday – Chilli with kidney beans

Tuesday could be meat rich with sausage and pie together. Nothing on Wednesday, maybe they are out on Wednesday.

Found Morrisons, Reading.
11th April 2013

Good Luck Isaac


Make a bread, chicken chunks?, potatoes, salade, cucumber, carrots, onions, tomatoes, juice, bbq coal, cake, ice, sausage, eggs, olives, crisps, lemonad, cocolate, water, larger, sausage 13^, salmen fish.


A poignant message from Isaac on the rear.

Unknown location and date. Probably Spring/Summer 2013.