Would you like to help us test recipes for the Mumsnet Cookbook?

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CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 24-Sep-12 13:02:59

Shhh .. don't tell everyone but we're working on a top secret new project in the form of The Mumsnet Cookbook and we need your help.

We'd like to get together a Mumsnet Cookbook cookery group to stop us from piling on the pounds help us test these shortlisted recipes.

Each volunteer will be allocated a recipe which they'll then cook for their family and give us some feedback on how easy, hard, good, bad, expensive etc they are and whether they'd make it again. All the recipes chosen were submitted over the years by Mumsnetters, so there shouldn't be any outlandish shock or particularly difficult to source ingredients - and they should all be pretty easy to make (we hope!).

As a thank-you, we'll be putting everyone who helps out into a prize draw to win a Bloomsbury cookbook.

And if that's not enough of an incentive, everyone who helps will have their *Mumsnetter nickname featured in the cookbook's acknowledgements.

Sorry it's a few days late but I've just submitted the review of the stir-fry turkey & red peppers.

Doubletroublemummy2 Thu 28-Mar-13 11:32:18

would love some reipes to try for meat free mondays! I am at a loss!

MsPepperminCreams Fri 29-Mar-13 12:40:42

Would love to have a go at this, thanks!

beanandspud Sat 30-Mar-13 09:32:30

Sorry for being a bit thick. I've made the beef brisket, where do I review it? confused

AnimatedDad Sat 30-Mar-13 10:13:13

I'm in.

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 02-Apr-13 15:42:08

Bean and spud - you can add in your feedback here

JammySplodger - thanks, much appreciated.

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 02-Apr-13 15:57:22

Right - we have some vegetable recipes for testing - with more to come.

Who'd like to try one or more of the following? We'd like to have two people trying each recipe ideally.

vegetable tian

spicy bean burgers

Middle Eastern roasted cauliflower

quick cabbage and greens creamy bake

courgette fritters

BadRoly Tue 02-Apr-13 16:00:40

I'll have a go at the spicy bean burgers smile

BadRoly Tue 02-Apr-13 16:02:45

Although do I have to use the EXACT ingredients as I could make the, for tea tonight if I'm allowed to tweak it a bit...

wibblyjelly Tue 02-Apr-13 16:06:02

I can do the cabbage and greens one, if you'd like?

beanandspud Tue 02-Apr-13 16:37:51

I'll have a go at the vegetable tian - I'm on a roll now!

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 02-Apr-13 17:21:13

BadRoly - that's great and no, we don't mind tweaking!
Wibblyjelly and beanandspud - thanks very much.

I'll have a go at the bean burgers too if you like, I think we've got most of that in.

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 03-Apr-13 15:24:37

JammySplodger - that would be great thanks!

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 03-Apr-13 15:27:29

Anybody for the cauliflower or courgette fritter recipes?

LemonBreeland Wed 03-Apr-13 15:30:58

Yes i'll do this. We are always looking for new meal ideas as a family.

<stuck in a rut Breelands>

wibblyjelly Wed 03-Apr-13 15:32:19

Catherine, I probably won't get a chance until the weekend. Hope that's OK?

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 03-Apr-13 15:49:32

wibblyjelly - totally fine.

LemonBreeland - which one are you up for?

BadRoly Wed 03-Apr-13 20:55:51

Well we had the bean burgers tonight and I have left feedback. Are we allowed to try another recipe?!

dimdommilpot Wed 03-Apr-13 22:11:39

I wouldn't mind trying any of the above recipes. useless at making decisions

Dysgu Wed 03-Apr-13 22:35:49

Just found that this is still going - I will try the courgette fritters.

Dysgu Wed 03-Apr-13 22:39:02

The spicy bean burgers look good too - we would be happy to try them too!

PhylisStein Tue 09-Apr-13 21:50:53

Curses - I was too slow! Got any more CatherineHMumsnet? Or shall I also test one of the above?

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 10-Apr-13 09:41:40

Got some more recipes for you - let me know if you'd like to take part, by posting below;

tomato pasta sauce

Greek BBQ kebabs

Garlic peas

aubergine hotpot

sweet potato and pea curry

CatherineHMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 10-Apr-13 09:43:16

Dysgu - thanks - if you're up for doing the fritters and bean burgers that would be great. Will PM you too.

PhylisStein - we still need someone for the roasted cauliflower or any of the recipes I've just posted. Will PM you too.

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