Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Who has won?

Woopsadaisy, a bit late tonight, I've been chattering to John on the Skype from Don't Unplug Your Hub, blame him, ha ha. I thought I would have a different kind of lunch today, something sweet for a change. I fried up some slices of Polenta in a little olive oil.
Put it on a plate with a chopped banana, a few peach slices, and drizzled with honey. Next microwave it for a minute.
Add some plain yogurt and chopped nuts. What was it like? Sort of quite nice-ish. I think the fruit and honey would have been alright by itself, the Polenta did nothing to make it any better. My conclusion is that Polenta is best served in a savoury dish, as an alternative to Quorn, as the texture is similar to that. I will buy it again but not as a regular food, just sometimes for something a bit different. I wouldn't rave over it, it's ok but not great, I wouldn't buy it in a packet and cook it myself, too much messing about in the kitchen. I would get the ready made stuff. 
I have three bags to send out to three lucky winners.
All finished, the colour is darker than is shown in the photo's, don't know why that is, I didn't use a flash.
And here is John to witness that the draw took place fair and square. He saw my every movement as I reached in for three names. No cheating, I didn't look.
Here they are, in a basket, ready to pick out the winners. Do you like my mouse mat behind it.

And the winners are .................Oh, I think I'll leave it till tomorrow, it's getting a bit late, and no one will be still up at this time waiting for the announcement, will they?


Goodnight, sleep tight, don't let the bugs bite. Toodle Pip.

15 comments:

  1. Hi, Ilona ... don't know what time it is there right now, but here it is only 5:30 PM ... so, YES! I'm still up waiting for the announcement ... LOL

    Catch ya tomorrow,
    Sharon in Alabama

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  2. LOL love it Ilona talk about keeping us on tender hooks will be back tomorrow to see who the lucky winners were.
    Much Love
    Claire xx xx xx

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  3. Oh, you really are the Meanqueen LOL!!!

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  4. Haha you got me! I was all excited then....bet you are a lot of fun to be around! Have a great day!! :D

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  5. Yep, I'm up! It's even earlier here--5:15 p.m. I think that means that it is 1:15 a.m. in England.

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  6. Aaaaaargh!!! You tinker!!!
    Jane x

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  7. ha ha! had us all going!
    the fruit looks delicious!

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  8. I think polenta is pretty much like tofu; needs to be doctored up to taste good.
    Love reading about your walks. I think you have the best places to walk; beautiful scenery and historic places to see.

    Maggie from US

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  9. Aaaaaarrrggghhh! I've been to bed, but couldn't sleep, so I'm just reading your blog (and supposition that no-one will be up) at 5am in the morning - a pot of tea and 2 hours on the laptop since I left my bed. . . . . .
    So I need to keep everything crossed for longer, then. No wonder I can't sleep - it's uncomfortable!

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  10. Haha...... you tease :-)

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  11. You're a wicked woman!!!

    I've used Skype on audio only but I just recently got a little webcam from Amazon and what a difference it makes! It's just great to see who you're talking to. In case anyone else is interested this is the link to the webcam on Amazon - it's cheap without bells and whistles but it does the job brilliantly .

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/TeckNet%C2%AE-C016-Webcam-MegaPixel-Microphone/dp/B000Q3VECE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368688578&sr=8-1&keywords=webcam

    Linda xx

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  12. What a cliffhanger ending. You could write for a soap!

    Or you're just a cheeky tease! Love it!

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  13. You are so funny...
    BTW, your lunch looks super yummy!

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