So that's why we haven't got any tin left in Cornwall!!! Old Julius with the
laurel leaves round his tonsure used it up to feed his Centurions. Ye gods,
those Romans have a lot to answer for. First they walk in and take the place
over, stay here for 400 years - and then go home leaving the whole country
(apart from Scotland) littered with old villas, lead lined coffins, a road
network (that hasn't been improved since 400AD) most of their language and
the technology of how to make our cars rust faster than their Fiats.
Scott A. Roberts wrote
> Probably even predates that.(Roman legions cooked in tin cans warmed by a
> > Message text written by "jonmac"
> > >took it a 10 minute drive to the supermarket to
> > fill up and while there invested in a can of chicken broth. Knocked two
> > holes in the top with a screwdriver, placed it on the inlet manifold and
> > held it in place with some copper wire from my toolbox. Then did the
> > 10 minute journey back to the garage. Had a can opener in the toolbox as
> > well - and by the time I got back and switched off, the soup was
> > John, about 15 - 20 years ago one of the US based car magazines did an
> > article on manifold cooking wherein they engaged severa 3 and 4 star
> > who prepared some rather elegant meals all of which were cooked up on
> > manifolds of some feature automobiles of the time. Items like Trout
> > Almondine with lemon sauce or Chicken Breast Picante, all wrapped in
> > aluminium foil, are perfect candidates for the high brow road food
> > Also, wasn't there an episode of "The Avengers" wherein John Steed
> > up a perfect five star picnic lunceon prepared on the manifold of hsi
> > Roller (this was a Linda Thorson episode)?
> > Great idea for a ralley. Now to finish that design for my exhaust
> > popcorn popper.
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