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No doubt you called in at a few truck stops for a giant truckies mixed grill. Had a few of those, escorting the wide loads, circa late 1960's, and throughout the 1970's.

 

The servo cafes, Golden Fleece etc used to have a dining area out the back for the truckies and coach drivers, all the meals were double the size of what the normal traveller got, and a ton of chips with every feed.:cool:

 

Those were the days my friend.:halo:

 

 

Two of the best spots were Kangy Angy, near Gosford and Goulburn.

 

When I’m travelling I still look for anywhere with lots of trucks, you know the tucker will be good and plentiful.

 

The pie shop at Heatherbrae is just up the road from Francis Drake at the roundabout, I’m not sure what pies the6 do gluten free but will try and remember to have a look next time I’m up that way, I like their steak and veg pie.

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Two of the best spots were Kangy Angy, near Gosford and Goulburn.

 

When I’m travelling I still look for anywhere with lots of trucks, you know the tucker will be good and plentiful.

 

The pie shop at Heatherbrae is just up the road from Francis Drake at the roundabout, I’m not sure what pies the6 do gluten free but will try and remember to have a look next time I’m up that way, I like their steak and veg pie.

 

I was going to mention Kangy Angy truck stop. Been there a few times, taking the big loads up to the Hunter when they were building the power stations, circa 1970, Liddell etc. Thanks for info on the pies, will google them old son.

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$7 for a pie is too much IMO.

They usually charge a dollar or two extra for gluten free.

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They usually charge a dollar or two extra for gluten free.

 

At least, rogues :evilsmile: Must be like gold dust that rice flour or potato flour, instead of wheat flour. :rolleyes:

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$7 for a pie is too much IMO.

 

Indeed Mic. But they have a captive audience. I am one of their captives.:o

 

Like the cruise lines selling grog on the ships, they have a captive audience as well.:loudcry:

 

But it is like petrol, you gotta have it.

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They usually charge a dollar or two extra for gluten free.

Tell them they can keep the casing and just have the steak.;p

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Indeed Mic. But they have a captive audience. I am one of their captives.:o

 

Like the cruise lines selling grog on the ships, they have a captive audience as well.:loudcry:

 

But it is like petrol, you gotta have it.

Not me, haven't moved my car all week.

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Can you imagine what level of take up there would be if a ship offered a mixed grill ?

 

Dammit even typing that makes me hungry!!!!!

 

 

Be nice wouldn’t it

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Can you imagine what level of take up there would be if a ship offered a mixed grill ?

 

Dammit even typing that makes me hungry!!!!!

 

Actually P&O UK served a mixed grill for luncheon in the MDR. Had it a couple of times on Aurora and Oriana, couple of years ago. Let me think...Steak, sausage, bacon, lamb chop, liver, black pudding. About it. English mixed grill, no rissole though.:evilsmile: Not a huge serving on the ships though, we have some monster mixed grills here in some country pubs.

 

Mixed grill has been around in the UK for many a year.

 

Oh dear, I can feel a mixed grill thread coming on here, it could supersede the meat pie thread.

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Can you imagine what level of take up there would be if a ship offered a mixed grill ?

 

Dammit even typing that makes me hungry!!!!!

Yes, that would be good.:D

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Cheers, I have seen that and he raises some good points and in a funny way as well.:D

My TA had their Annual Chrissie do yesterday, super bite sized pies and sausage rolls among other fare from the local Bakery, Outstanding when partnered with the Champers and Crownies. Needless to say it was hard to say Hello to the World todayclear.png?emoji-grin-1677 LOL at very funny utube;);)

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My TA had their Annual Chrissie do yesterday, super bite sized pies and sausage rolls among other fare from the local Bakery, Outstanding when partnered with the Champers and Crownies. Needless to say it was hard to say Hello to the World todayclear.png?emoji-grin-1677 LOL at very funny utube;);)

The pies would have helped soak up some of the other content.:D

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My TA had their Annual Chrissie do yesterday, super bite sized pies and sausage rolls among other fare from the local Bakery, Outstanding when partnered with the Champers and Crownies. Needless to say it was hard to say Hello to the World todayclear.png?emoji-grin-1677 LOL at very funny utube;);)

 

A real early Chrissie Bash. No doubt some quality tomato and barbecue sauces accompanied the pastry delicacies? Glad you had a great time.;p 'Hello to the World', got it.;p

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A real early Chrissie Bash. No doubt some quality tomato and barbecue sauces accompanied the pastry delicacies? Glad you had a great time.;p 'Hello to the World', got it.;p

You have a keen eye Uncle Les1 Sauces were top quality Coles Home Brand yummyclear.png?emoji-grin-1677

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You have a keen eye Uncle Les1 Sauces were top quality Coles Home Brand yummyclear.png?emoji-grin-1677

 

Cheapskates !!, Heinz at the very least. :hearteyes:

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You have a keen eye Uncle Les1 Sauces were top quality Coles Home Brand yummyclear.png?emoji-grin-1677

 

 

I now carry a bottle of Aldi sauce in my car, $1.70, shops are charging 40c or more for one of those little sauce things, doesn’t take long to break even.

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I now carry a bottle of Aldi sauce in my car, $1.70, shops are charging 40c or more for one of those little sauce things, doesn’t take long to break even.

Surely the sauce should be kept chilled.:(

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I now carry a bottle of Aldi sauce in my car, $1.70, shops are charging 40c or more for one of those little sauce things, doesn’t take long to break even.

 

Mr Gut, may I say sir, thou art a seasoned meat pie professional, toting one's own sauce. Truly remarkable old boy.:eek:

 

As Mic says, it will go off in the heat. But no doubt you return the prescribed bottle of Aldi sauce to thy refrigerator, between pie runs.:halo:

 

Have sauce, will travel.

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We have an electric cool box in the boot plugged into the 12v jack.Bit OTT for a bottle of sauce though,lol.

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Perhaps he drives one of those Rolls Royce cars with a built-in champagne fridge. Instead of bubbles, there is a collection of chilled condiments to match the appropriate pastry delight.

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