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Eugh!! Fromage frais

S: 18st5.5lb C: 11st2lb G: 11st1lb BMI: 24.4 Loss: 7st3.5lb(39.42%)
#2
If you don't like it use something else like reduced fat greek yoghurt or creme fraiche (1.5 syns per tbsp or 0.5 syns for the WW version)
 
#3
What about quark? I've noticed a new one being stocked in my local mirroring £1 for 500g natural quark with a dark green background. Normal morrisons one is 76p for 227g
Personally creme Fraiche and fromage frais taste the same to me like cottage cheese without the lumps!! Lol
 
#5
I have some quark at home For another recipe ok give that a go first as it's syn free but if I don't like that il give the creme fraiche a go and just account for the syns thankyou my lovelys :) xxx
 

bilsat

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S: 18st11.5lb C: 11st9.5lb G: 11st11.5lb BMI: 23.5 Loss: 7st2lb(37.95%)
#6
I am like you, I can't stand any of these items, quarn, creme fraiche, greek yoghurt & o% yoghurt. In fact I have to look for recipes that don't use any of these, The short shelf life of some of these products are also a problem, I usually had to throw over 50% in the bin as they reached their "use by date" before another recipe was tried.
 
S: 10st11.5lb C: 10st3.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 28 Loss: 0st8lb(5.28%)
#7
I find it is worth the syns for the 2% Total, much nicer. I forget if it is 0.5 syns for 150g, either way it is very low in syns and much creamier. I can only find it at Waitrose however.

I don't even try fromage frais anymore as I ruined many a dish in the early days. I can't bear it and no matter if the recipe says "creamy" pasta or curry, if the ingredient is FF I wont use it!

I don't mind quark however as I find that fairly bland. It is lovely mixed with a white Options, a tip I found on this site.

If I make a curry or something that tastes nice creamy (eg soup) I will add 1T Elmlea cream at the end to my portion = 1 syn and so worth it in my opinion.
 
S: 27st8.5lb C: 17st3lb G: 16st7.5lb BMI: 36.6 Loss: 10st5.5lb(37.65%)
#8
Total 2% is the answer to everything! It's only 1.5 syns for the whole 500g box so negligible once youve used only a bit for a recipe and divided it up between servings. It tastes SOOOOOO much better!

 
S: 27st8.5lb C: 17st3lb G: 16st7.5lb BMI: 36.6 Loss: 10st5.5lb(37.65%)
#10
I guess so, I dont make that many fromage frais/yogurt/Quark recipes but when I do I use this now, not had a problem so far. Im currently eating a Total with strawberry om nom :)
 
S: 27st8.5lb C: 17st3lb G: 16st7.5lb BMI: 36.6 Loss: 10st5.5lb(37.65%)
#12
Excellent thanks il give it a go I make alot of puddings so that's why I use alot of stuff like that x
Made celeriac mash with it last night - awesome! :drool:
 
S: 10st11.5lb C: 10st3.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 28 Loss: 0st8lb(5.28%)
#13
Made celeriac mash with it last night - awesome! :drool:
Do you remember Total light? Don't think they make it any more. It was like the 2% and lovely stirred into a curry. Love 2%. Also find it very filling. Makes a Muller a lot more palatable with a dollop on top.
 
S: 27st8.5lb C: 17st3lb G: 16st7.5lb BMI: 36.6 Loss: 10st5.5lb(37.65%)
#14
I've only ever tried Total 0% which I thought was kinda OK til I tried the 2% but not something Id eat on its own.
 


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