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    rusty
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    I’m amazed when I see people buying tubs of Pasta Salad, Cous Cous the price of it !! I would never think of doing it, either I’m too tight or too poor  :cry:

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    Absolutely These are the sort of products that you can easily make at home from left overs or when there is a glut but people seem happy to throw food away then go and buy more stuff throw away

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    Le Clerc sells tubs of fresh fruit salad, enough for about 4 people for nearly €10 a tub! Only takes a few minutes to chop up and make yourself and no plastic waste either

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    I must say I have never seen Brits buy it! when I’m told the French dont have much money I’m amazed that they will happily pay that much. I can understand it when I see it in Lidls as much of it is under a euro but 5 euro plus!!!!!!!! at our local Super U  :scratch:

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    I loathe pre-packed, processed, convenience food – and Fast Food too. Our meals are ‘slow-cooked’ from fresh produce, much of it from our own Potager. I’m always amazed when people say they are poor and can’t afford to eat properly but will buy all that pre-packed rubbish. You can make so many nutritious meals from in-season vegetables for very little money. And I’m no Nigella, Jamie or Heston!!

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    Can’t understand people buying those prepared dishes either, it’s not as if they’re complicated to do, but I have seen elderly French people buying that sort of thing so perhaps for them, it just isn’t worth the bother if they’re on their own and at least it means that they eat if they’re happy to buy a tub of some prepared food.

    Whilst on the subject of the deli do others among you buy the ‘talon’ pieces of ham and cold meats? I often do and get a really chunky piece of tail end of the ham that they couldn’t get any more slices out of. I have a look for it, they’re usually odd pieces jumbled in a container at the back of the counter and obviously left overs, then ask “Qu’est ce que vous avez comme talon svp?” they show me what they have and I either make my selection or say “Non, merci” if I don’t fancy any of it, but I usually get some tasty morsel!  :yes:

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