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Quorn pieces - a word of warning

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by HellieCopter, 16 February 2009 Social URL.

  1. HellieCopter

    HellieCopter Gold Member

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    Don't over-zap them in the microwave! The microwave at work is more powerful than I am used to and I have now got quorn pebbles instead of nice, soft pieces!

    :d'oh:
     
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  3. Mrs V

    Mrs V Loves Life!

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    Doh! Oh dear! You wont be doing that again will you?!!!! Lol
    Mine sometimes explode in the microwave!! Lol
     
  4. HellieCopter

    HellieCopter Gold Member

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    No I won't!

    LOL...I might see if I can make mine explode, that could be amusing (if somewhat dangerous!!)
     
  5. mrsbroadside

    mrsbroadside Full Member

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    Apparentely the only way to cook them is to put them in sauce a few mins before you serve and then they are soft. I've microwaved them before too, awful!!
     
  6. Irene

    Irene Silver Member

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    I microwave mine to defrost them if I am in a hurry.
    Irene
     
  7. natalieh88

    natalieh88 Full Member

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    Haha! I've overcooked them in the microwave before - was not pleasant! lol I just heat them through in the frying pan now, then add sauce :)
     
  8. Polyanna

    Polyanna Silver Member

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    Can anyone tell me what is quorn? Is it meat or a meat substitute, if so what is it made of.
     
  9. Humph

    Humph Full Member

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    It's made from mycoproteins, which is fungus. It comes in various meat-substitute like forms like 'chicken' strips or mince. I really like it, but my OH can always tell when I've used it instead of the real thing so there is a difference in taste, but I think it's quite bland at times so it's up to you how well you flavour it. I find, unlike tofu, it has a lot nicer texture.
     
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