British 24 Hour Ration Packs

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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby GingerBritscuit » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:48 am

DangerousDave wrote:My favorite yumminess is the Mango Cake, Love. Hard to pinpoint which rat-pack that Yummy Mango Cake will be in. All 75 Grams of that yummy cake. I like to eat it. :P


I don't like mango all that much, so if I come across one I'll put it aside for you, :D

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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby steve1989 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:50 am

Modern ORPs are really good rations. The aspartame drinks are awful (silver pouch) as others attest.

The curry dishes are great - add a little hot diggity and you've got yourself a quality meal. I pass on the ones with corn kernels in them.. never a fan of corn. So for instance the tuna pasta salad.. pass! It has like 40% corn in it. Filler!

My favorite desserts are like DangerousDave mentions that Mango Cake. Good lord those are unusual & amazing!
But the best... those puddings.. chocolate, ginger, sticky toffee.

But the old ORPs... I miss them. Duncan's of Scotland bars.. Rum & Raisin...!

And Treacle Pudding.. I had it once. Have one left and saving it for a video of top 10 vintage international desserts (only have 3 so far).

Nothing beats the old ORPs for the chocolate and puddings. I wish they were easier to find.
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby BTemple » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:25 am

steve1989 wrote:Modern ORPs are really good rations. The aspartame drinks are awful (silver pouch) as others attest.

The curry dishes are great - add a little hot diggity and you've got yourself a quality meal. I pass on the ones with corn kernels in them.. never a fan of corn. So for instance the tuna pasta salad.. pass! It has like 40% corn in it. Filler!

My favorite desserts are like DangerousDave mentions that Mango Cake. Good lord those are unusual & amazing!
But the best... those puddings.. chocolate, ginger, sticky toffee.

But the old ORPs... I miss them. Duncan's of Scotland bars.. Rum & Raisin...!

And Treacle Pudding.. I had it once. Have one left and saving it for a video of top 10 vintage international desserts (only have 3 so far).

Nothing beats the old ORPs for the chocolate and puddings. I wish they were easier to find.


The Cherry Almond cake is my all-time favourite ORP dessert... but it doesn't show up very often sadly.
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby PotterRat » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:36 am

steve1989 wrote:And Treacle Pudding.. I had it once. Have one left and saving it for a video of top 10 vintage international desserts (only have 3 so far).
Nothing beats the old ORPs for the chocolate and puddings. I wish they were easier to find.


Absolutely. :D
The old treacle puddings are still excellent after all these years.
This one is from a 2005 ORP.

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And very nice on Biscuits Fruit
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby BTemple » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:47 am

PotterRat wrote:
steve1989 wrote:And Treacle Pudding.. I had it once. Have one left and saving it for a video of top 10 vintage international desserts (only have 3 so far).
Nothing beats the old ORPs for the chocolate and puddings. I wish they were easier to find.


Absolutely. :D
The old treacle puddings are still excellent after all these years.
This one is from a 2005 ORP.

3img20170930_161858.jpg
img20170930_161933.jpg

And very nice on Biscuits Fruit
img20170930_162005.jpg


That gives me hope for the two 2005 GP's I just got!
Menu C and D, and the Treacle is in the D Menu I believe.
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby PotterRat » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:03 pm

BTemple wrote:That gives me hope for the two 2005 GP's I just got!
Menu C and D, and the Treacle is in the D Menu I believe.

Yep, it is Menu D. And it was in good nick.
Only change to the Menu D on the bottom of the box,
was Beans and Sausage instead of Corned Beef Hash.

Your 2 are almost certainly the same batch as my Menus C and D. :D

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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby BTemple » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:10 pm

PotterRat wrote:
BTemple wrote:That gives me hope for the two 2005 GP's I just got!
Menu C and D, and the Treacle is in the D Menu I believe.

Yep, it is Menu D. And it was in good nick.
Only change to the Menu D on the bottom of the box,
was Beans and Sausage instead of Corned Beef Hash.

Your 2 are almost certainly the same batch as my Menus C and D. :D


From "twofourdeltasurplus" I assume?
Couldn't pass it up with that price.
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby PotterRat » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:30 pm

BTemple wrote:From "twofourdeltasurplus" I assume?
Couldn't pass it up with that price.

Yep. :D

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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby DangerousDave » Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:05 pm

Set me aside all the Mango Cakes. When you have 10 for sale, let ich know. Whats the diff. between Treacle pudding and Sticky Toffee pudding? :?:
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Re: British 24 Hour Ration Packs

Postby steve1989 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:24 pm

PotterRat wrote:
steve1989 wrote:And Treacle Pudding.. I had it once. Have one left and saving it for a video of top 10 vintage international desserts (only have 3 so far).
Nothing beats the old ORPs for the chocolate and puddings. I wish they were easier to find.


Absolutely. :D
The old treacle puddings are still excellent after all these years.
This one is from a 2005 ORP.

3img20170930_161858.jpg
img20170930_161933.jpg

And very nice on Biscuits Fruit
img20170930_162005.jpg


I still have one from 1996! Those were amazing.
I have a pic of mine somewhere..

Your pics are beautiful and makin me wish i had more than only 1 left, PotterRat!
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