On which note, Nick has failed to win the Golden Spurtle
at the World Porridge Championships seven times.
And competitors from 12 countries are preparing to battle it out for the illustrious title of world champion and take home the famed Golden Spurtle
'Spurtle-blade' (a 'spurtle
' is a spatula for stirring porridge) is a derogatory term for Garibaldi's weaponry, and also quite likely a sexual innuendo, since one of the key aspects of Garibaldi's character that poets glossed over was his attractiveness to women, and his varied relationships within and outside marriage.
Chefs and amateur cooks will head to the Highland village of Carrbridge in Cairngorm National Park on the weekend October 6 for the chance to win the Golden Spurtle
- a wooden stirrer designed for porridge.
"I still treasure my official Maw Broon Porridge Spurtle
We see that the Gaels were not as unsophisticated and useless in intellect and ingenuity as some today (who themselves couldn't make a spurtle
) would have it (Sinclair, 1917: 339).
The Golden Spurtle
is an annual world championship, held at Scotland's Cairngorms National Park, for: Rock climbing; salmon fishing; monster impressions; or porridge making?
The projects include camp seating, a shaving box, a battle rattle, and a cooking tool called a spurtle
. The text includes discussion about creating operiod correcto pieces, and why the home carpenter would want to recreate the past through woodwork.
He's just found out he's been using his "spurtle
" upside down.
'The traditional wae o' it is wi' a spurtle
', she says, holding up the correct implement.
ANSWERS: 1 For playing Cliff Richard records on air; 2 Peru; 3 A spurtle
; 4 Salyut 7; 5 The Mikado; 6 Kittens; 7 The Cyclops; 8 The Washington Post; 9 The Aviator; 10 India.
London, Oct 12 (ANI): An American man has won the 'golden spurtle
' after he emerged victorious in the world porridge-making championship in the Scottish Highlands on Sunday.