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Cheap Picnic/cold lunch ideas

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BleedinEck Thu 17-Oct-13 17:20:40

I've got a group of friends + fussy children coming for lunch on Monday & wanted to get a selection of cold meats, pâté, houmous, breads etc but can't afford the £20+ it costs in sainsburys or waitrose. Has anyone got any cheap supermarket recommendations that still look & taste good? I have a lidl, asda & morrisons within easy reach grin

Mogz Fri 18-Oct-13 02:27:10

Get thee to aldi or lidl, their cold meats and such are much cheaper and just as tasty. Does your lidl have an in store bakery? If so I recommend the olive bread.

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 18-Oct-13 15:50:03

Have you got a meat wholesalers nearby? They often have a counter for the public and you could by a whole ham, then put on jacket spuds and a couple of salads?

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 18-Oct-13 15:50:28

Plus the Han should give you plenty of leftovers.

cedar12 Fri 18-Oct-13 19:42:54

Buy a gammon joint, cook it in the slow cooker with brown sugar. Lovely cold. You could do this in the oven as well but soak it for a bit first.

cedar12 Fri 18-Oct-13 19:43:41

aldi do a good size for £5

BleedinEck Fri 18-Oct-13 21:39:58

Thank you so much - sweet roasted gammon joint, spuds & salad it is grin

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