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Post by OmaKokoBA on 12th April 2013, 9:01 pm

Laughing I found this site by clicking on a recipe for pork jowl bacon.
Now, If I can get back to the recipe, I'll start my jowls. And let you know how it turns out.

If you are interested in what my name means: it's "grandmother" in three languages.
Can you guess which three?


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Post by Adrian on 12th April 2013, 9:27 pm

Hello and welcome

Ok, I know that Oma is German, the other two, I am stumped

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Post by OmaKokoBA on 12th April 2013, 10:37 pm

Oma is also Dutch and in November I was in Amsterdam when my California daughter gave birth to a little girl whose father is from Angola. So Koko is his African name for his grandmother. In February my son and his Vietnamese wife gave birth to a baby girl. So I added Ba,the last syllable to my new moniker. When you sing it it sounds like a Santana verse.
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Post by Adrian on 12th April 2013, 10:48 pm

I like that, it has a lovely cadence

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Post by freebird on 13th April 2013, 7:59 am

Hello and welcome! My step-grandchildren call their Indian grandmother Ba.
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Post by Jaded Green on 13th April 2013, 9:44 am

welcome

i have an old friend whose dad is dutch so she had an Oma and herdaughter called her grandparetns Oma and Opa.

i hope you enjoy the forum. we're all keen cooks and/or eaters here, as well as green and crafty.
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Post by Dandelion on 13th April 2013, 12:47 pm

hello - welcome for me too. Love your avatar: are you a painter?

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Post by Chilli-head on 13th April 2013, 3:25 pm

Hello and welcome !
OmaKokoBA wrote: Laughing I found this site by clicking on a recipe for pork jowl bacon.
There are some erm - unusual things in the dusty recesses of this site, aren't there ? Sounds like one of Wilhelm's ... should turn out good.
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Post by Sparhawk on 13th April 2013, 4:29 pm

Hi from Spar too...

(Please excuse the lack of waving emoticon, I am having a moment & have forgotten how to put it on facepalm )




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That's better, normal service is resumed Rolling Eyes

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