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07-08-2018, 12:46   #21
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A mix. Aldi for the basics. Booths for things which are a little nicer tasting.

Aldi sausage rolls are disgusting, for example.
Iceland, 4 greggs sausage rolls.. 25mins in oven.. beautiful.
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07-08-2018, 15:03   #22
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Iceland, 4 greggs sausage rolls.. 25mins in oven.. beautiful.
Yep, I've found the ones you bake yourself much nicer.
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08-08-2018, 19:22   #23
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Morrisons and pop into Heron, since I hate supermarket shopping, I usually stick with one I can get all my shoppinp in.
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08-08-2018, 22:47   #24
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We do the main shop on the same day of the week due to work but occasionally we might just decide to do the main shop whilst we are out and about, main shop at Asda but will use Sainsburys or Tesco if we are out and about nearer to one of their supermarkets.
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08-08-2018, 23:57   #25
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A mix for me, depends what I'm buying. But I do like Aldi, not only because the quality and prices are right, but I like the fact it's relatively small and I don't have to chose between 8 different brands of baked beans, so quick to shop too.

And then there's the eclectic mix of goods in the middle, that you never knew you wanted...
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09-08-2018, 00:06   #26
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A mix for me, depends what I'm buying. But I do like Aldi, not only because the quality and prices are right, but I like the fact it's relatively small and I don't have to chose between 8 different brands of baked beans, so quick to shop too.

And then there's the eclectic mix of goods in the middle, that you never knew you wanted...
I never have time to look at Aldiís mix of goods in the middle of the shop. I will go down one day just to look at them.
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09-08-2018, 05:56   #27
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A mix for me, depends what I'm buying. But I do like Aldi, not only because the quality and prices are right.
You like Aldi's quality? Have you tried the fruit and veg ? It sometimes doesn't make it to the fridge before it's ready for the bin.
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You like Aldi's quality? Have you tried the fruit and veg ? It sometimes doesn't make it to the fridge before it's ready for the bin.
Well the fruit and veg Iíve bought from Aldi have been very good.
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09-08-2018, 11:12   #29
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You like Aldi's quality? Have you tried the fruit and veg ? It sometimes doesn't make it to the fridge before it's ready for the bin.
I've had duff fruit and veg from all the main supermarkets as well. I'm currently looking at a punnett of mouldy mush that were strawberries day before yesterday when I bought them from one of the big four.
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09-08-2018, 11:17   #30
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Why weekly ? A lot of people we know shop daily.
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Well the fruit and veg Iíve bought from Aldi have been very good.
Same. I usually buy Aldi grapes which last me longer than Tesco ones, which are going rotten by the third day.
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Why weekly ? A lot of people we know shop daily.
We shop almost every other day as well as the main weekly big un, usually just for bits we fancy at the time or for bits we might have forgot on the main shop, Greg Wallace would have a heart attack if he saw our full weekly shopping bill.
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09-08-2018, 13:49   #33
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You like Aldi's quality? Have you tried the fruit and veg ? It sometimes doesn't make it to the fridge before it's ready for the bin.
I've noticed at Lidl some of the veg is on it's last legs.
Worth a trip to Lidl for sliced edam cheese, feta, Bavarian ham and buckets of full fat Greek yoghurt.

I buy my favourites from each store monthly and for fresh stuff we eat cheap shelf roulette (have a Tesco worker still at home) supplemented from peaks market.

It's getting harder to justify the market prices.
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09-08-2018, 17:35   #34
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I'm not sure that many people do a weekly shop any more.
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09-08-2018, 19:46   #35
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I've noticed at Lidl some of the veg is on it's last legs.
You're right there, I hardly ever buy their spring onions/lettuce/carrots, although Aldi is suspect there too, although their mature cheddar is great.
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09-08-2018, 20:27   #36
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You're right there, I hardly ever buy their spring onions/lettuce/carrots, although Aldi is suspect there too, although their mature cheddar is great.
I don't get it, you love their mature cheddar but not their mature veggies.
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I don't get it, you love their mature cheddar but not their mature veggies.
Nowt as funny as folk, but if you like mature veggies (I like mature fruit) go ahead and sample their ripe spring onions!
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09-08-2018, 21:10   #38
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Worth a trip to Lidl for sliced edam cheese, feta, Bavarian ham and buckets of full fat Greek yoghurt.

That Greek yogurt is absolutely lovely. Worth a trip to Lidl for that alone.

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That Greek yogurt is absolutely lovely. Worth a trip to Lidl for that alone.
A few people I know have commented on their Greek yogurt, might nip in and try some.
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09-08-2018, 23:04   #40
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Nowt as funny as folk, but if you like mature veggies (I like mature fruit) go ahead and sample their ripe spring onions!
Ah ,therein lies the problem, calling them "Spring" onions in the middle of summer, no wonder they are over ripe. They are called green onions over here, so they are always fresh.... Lol
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