Greasy Feedback

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It’s a sign of any quality operation where both negative and positive feedback is utilised to continually improve standards.

Personally I just like reading what other people think when they see one of my fries on social media. Some of the more humorous ones are usually written when I’ve popped a picture onto the mighty and notorious Fry Up Police‘s Facebook group page. Here is a selection of my own personal favourite comments on my last five fryups posted there.

As you can see some people are so emotionally charged by the sight of fried food that they occasionally let slip an expletive…

  • That fry and myself need some alone time

  • That is f*cking majestic

  • You never fail to turn me on

  • Hail Satan

  • I’d suck anything for an go on that

  • I wouldn’t shit for a week if I ate that

  • I’d let it trump in my mouth

  • You eat at ridiculous hours. I missed ‘you old piss tank’ off the end of that sentence!

  • I’d smash its back doors in

  • I’d marry you, you fat bastard!

  • Ballads shall be written about this

  • Can I adopt you?

  • I see you’ve gone with the fried bread cantilever plate expansion system

  • Give me a shout if you fancy an affair

  • You know when new mothers see their babies for the first time…yeah, like that. 

  • Can you suck t*ts as well as cook???

  • Marry me?  

  • Holy mother of fry ups…

  • Everything else in life is sh*t compared to this fry

  • These eggs look too nice you f*cking c*nt 

  • I done a sex wee  

  • You could have my babies with those skills

  •  I’d shag it

  • If it were an horse I would ride it you filthy slut

Marriage proposals aren’t that uncommon in feedback to my fryups, however I am keeping a very close eye on the more indecent proposals which have recently been showing a worrying upward trend.

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A Fry on the Fly

I’ve had a torrid schedule this weekend and had some bits to use up urgently from the refrigerator. As a result I was munching on this beauty at 6 a.m this morning having prepared it late Saturday night.


The layer of bread fried in the bacon and sausage fat in the middle was the key to structural integrity as well as adding beautiful flavour and valuable greasy calories. (Victorians championed the toast sandwich, even Heston is getting in on the act but this was a whole other level!). I opted for sweet tomato relish instead of sauce and deliberately broke the duck egg yolk to give it a better spread across the sandwich.


Cornish Caravan Fry

There was a bit of a gathering of the Fry Clan this weekend St Austell way, on the way down I picked up some great bits for a fryup near Gloucester and banged this all together yesterday morning on a caravan hob.


The Hog’s pudding from Tregonissey Butchers was the star though. Porky rather than herby and quite solid. With – Doreen’s black pud, Branston beans, a big old Portobello, Gloucester Old Spot sausages and thick smoked streaky bacon, fried vine tomato, duck eggs, tiger toast and a nice mug of tea.


Up at the break of day this morning to flog some of the accumulation of unwanted tat piling up in the attic. Got a few funny looks though when I whipped out a frying pan and camper stove during a lull in the proceedings.


Today I learnt that –

  • It’s actually quite difficult to make a fryup inside a car boot with only 1 ring and 1 pan.
  • The smell of bacon cooking attracts particularly rude and stupid people.
  • I must remember to put my reading spectacles on when raiding the larder at 5 a.m. I inadvertently took spaghetti hoops instead of beans.
  • It’s difficult to eat a fryup when the smell of bacon has attracted a crowd of rude and stupid people.
  • Particularly rude and stupid people haven’t the vaguest understanding of the phrase “sorry, no, that’s my lowest price.”

To be fair there were quite a few pleasant people who seemed to be delighted with their purchases and the fryup went down nicely.


Staffordshire Oatcake

They are like huge, delicious, thin, soft crumpets. Only widely available in Staffordshire or Derbyshire (where it is traditional to have them smothered in grilled cheese and wrapped around some bacon or sausages, or both!). I can’t rate them highly enough as the bready component of a fryup, they are absolutely gorgeous.


I wasn’t in the mood for a huge fryup tonight but for the record this was – Edwards of Conwy dry-cured streaky bacon, Forestiere mushrooms, Bury white pudding, Old Cotswold Legbar egg, Sainsbos lamb, rosemary & garlic chipolatas, a lovely Edwards of Conwy best pork banger, Branston beans and of course two astounding Staffordshire oatcakes.

Staffordshire Oatcake



Slate me

For a bit of fun, wondered about why people eat food off roof tiles, there’s a lot of it about. So here is my food on a slate fryup effort. I will be sticking to bone china in future.