This can't have been a particularly pleasant experience in
a hospital. Especially if you've seen the state of the kitchens in
recent times. The friend who first described the CRCMH to us mentioned
blood all over the kitchen. This was a bit of an exaggeration, but
nevertheless, it certainly wouldn't have passed any hygiene test since
it closed down (and I can't imagine how it ever did beforehand either).
other things, we rescued a huge stack of clear perspex food names
which once would have been used to advertise the menu of the day.
Sadly, I recall throwing most of these away not all that long ago
("What might I possibly ever need those for?" I thought)
- but those below still exist.
them, you will find an array of typically non-descript hospital cuisine.
"Beans" and "Porridge" were originally there,
but alas - no "Gruel". What you will find though, is a disgusting
colour, some offal (locally obtained perhaps?), "lovely"
cabbage, and many more besides...
An Adam's? Not an actual one I hope
Looks like this one has been through the incinerator
Bourbons? Custard Creams? Those pink ones that go stale
and taste horrible?
Could you possibly get more inviting?
Matron says eat your greens
...blimey trousers? Corn perhaps? Corned beef? Creamed
Mmmm...Cue Ravi Shankar muzak I suspect
Ooh - a surprise. I love surprises. Erm...Lime? Steak?
(leftovers from the operating theatre?)
...ole? Toad in the h...perhaps? Roast Mole? Nole?
Miao? Only 50p per 15 chips?
Hmmm...Looks worn, but I don't think it's kosher
How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your
Primordial or Gazpacho?
Matron says eat your, er...sponge? Fresh from the Thames?
Ooh - a definite article
The horrible sound of tomatoes? Ketchup. Soup and puree.
Don't get left behind?
"No, I have a very big h ..." Matthew Osborn,
Storage cupboard sign - Mmmm..."cooked"
Storage cupboard sign - Mmmm..."raw"?