Where's the Beet

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Where's the Beet

Post by Duncan » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:39 am

I love a nice salad for dinner on a hot day. Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, a boiled egg, some cheese on top, some canned tuna, or ham, all covered with a healthy dollop of yoghurt. The only thing missing in Cambodia is beetroot,, Now before you say, make your own, I have grown plenty of the stuff in past years and preserved hundreds of jars. Always grew the long cylindrical type of beetroot as it is more uniform in size and it packs better in the jars. The only beetroot I have seen and bought in Cambodia was old and stringy inside and ended up in the rubbish bin.
Has anyone seen cans of beetroot , not a product of China, for sale in the s/markets in PP. Hey, everyone loves beetroot don't they,!


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Re: Where's the Beet

Post by LTO » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:50 am

They sell fresh beets in the markets. Quite common I think. The ones I've had seemed pretty normal - not old or anything particularly bad about them.
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Re: Where's the Beet

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:32 am

You can buy sliced beetroot in cans in PP - I'm sure of that, but not sure where - usual s/markets I think.
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Re: Where's the Beet

Post by Joker Poker » Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:33 am

I bought some Golden Circle beetroot here a couple of years ago, probably from Pencil Norodom. It was dreadful, way too mushy. I'd bought the same brand in Oz for years and never had a dud can but never bothered with it since.
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Re: Where's the Beet

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:06 am

Joker Poker wrote:I bought some Golden Circle beetroot here a couple of years ago, probably from Pencil Norodom. It was dreadful, way too mushy. I'd bought the same brand in Oz for years and never had a dud can but never bothered with it since.
Probably not enough turnover. It could have been mouldering away on the shelves for years. :bad:
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Re: Where's the Beet

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:09 am

Brooklyn Pizza offers exceptional beetroot in their Aussie burger - made in-house.
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