Friday, July 29, 2005

I Love Kebabs

Tim Worstall has a post on some kebab vendors in a spot of trouble. But as soon as I saw the kebab picture, I lost all interest in the story. Mmmm...kebabs....


Anonymous Mike Cunningham said...

I think there is a slight difference in food description structure between America and Britain. The picture on Tim's blog is what we call a 'Doner Kebab', and is formed from meats which have been pressed on to a central frame and subjected to gas heat while being rotated, then carved and served with, well, anything that comes to mind!
It's a Brit thing!

4:59 PM  
Blogger Inner Prop said...

I think in America a "Doner Kabab" would be made of "Long Pig" (if you get my meaning) and might have been served at Jeff Dahmer's place on the 4th.

8:50 PM  
Blogger Major John said...

No no. I had many a Doner Kebab when I was stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany. I just had a total Pavlovian response to the very word "kebab"...

8:58 PM  
Blogger Tim Worstall said...

One of the things I wanted to tell you, while you were out in Afghanistan, (but never actually got round to telling you) was where to go for an extra meal. My brother’s one of the main chefs at the NATO/IFOR base.
Civilian contractor, living in a shipping container and having a great time, so he says.

1:14 PM  
Blogger Major John said...

Tim, if it was Camp Suter on the edge of Kabul, I managed to latch onto an RAF Regiment officer and wheedle an invitation to their mess. Damned fine food it was! If that was your brother, make sure he knows that everyone at Bagram was plotting a way to get to that mess hall...heh.

9:22 PM  
Blogger Tim Worstall said...

That’s the place.

5:36 AM  
Blogger RTO Trainer said...

Breakfast at Suter was particularly good.

3:51 PM  
Blogger prairie biker said...

kebab kebab


ask nicely and I'll share the special sauce recipe.

7:20 PM  
Blogger Major John said...

That is one remark fraught with peril.

9:40 AM  
Blogger Inner Prop said...

My mother in law makes mean Kebabs, except we use the Greek term: Souvlaki. The TURKS call them Kebabs.

4:22 PM  

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