Thursday, 18 February 2010

Cookhouse blues.

I enjoyed day one of training (Health and Safety and Food Hygiene). That said, our Food instructor was a former cookhouse Sergeant at RAF Lossiemouth (He killed 100 men during the Gulf War with a particularly deadly Lamb Bhoona) which meant we got a bit graphic on the consequences of getting the food hygiene wrong. I note merely this: chicken - nasty things, eat anything, thick with germs, yuk! Oh and be vewy, vewy careful (as Elmer Fudd would say) when reheating rice. If it's wonky, the runs it gives you are truly 'orrible! And I'm buying a new toothbrush. (Put that loo seat lid down - before flushing. Please!)


  1. My wife, who has a degree in Biosciences, agrees that reheating rice is a bad idea. The problem is that if the rice hasn't been boiled to a high enough temperature & hasn't been stored at a low enough temperature you end up with a dose of:

    I made the mistake of eating reheated rice on a Saturday night and had to be given a lift home from Church on Sunday midway through the service as I was a sweating, shivering, twitching, puking mess!

  2. You don't want to know what it did to our tutor! Ate the takeaway after the pub slept 8 hours and awoke looking like he's just come back from a month in Barbados