Bread pudding, or rather Brussel sprouts
theania at freeuk.com
Thu Jul 5 17:20:31 EDT 2001
Don't you have brussel sprouts (under a different name, maybe) in US?
I believe they are called brussel sprouts because they originated there, as
a unique and previously unknown mutation of cabbage.
I actually rather like them. But they make you fart horribly. Best sleep
alone after partaking of them...
> Rebecca asked...
> > what exactly is a brussel sprout? as far as I know I've never seen
> > one or eaten one (although if they look like other sprouts I might have,
> > a sprout freak.)
> A small and unpleasant vegetable which strongly resembles a miniature
> cabbage. Usually an inch or two in diameter. Bear no resemblance
> whatsoever to bean-sprouts. Traditionally served at Xmas, with the turkey
> and the ham and so on. (There are good reasons why my family doesn't have
> traditional Xmas dinner, and brussels sprouts are several of them.)
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
> Dorian E. Gray
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> to shut up!"
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