Advanced search

Tell me your favourite 'make ahead' recipe and save me from lasagne boredom

(12 Posts)
deaconblue Thu 01-Sep-11 19:47:29

Friends coming over Saturday night but I'm in London for the day so will need to prepare something on Friday. Needs to look like I've made an effort. I tend to do lasagnes in these situations but think I made roasted veg lasagne last time they came

ticklebumpkin Thu 01-Sep-11 19:49:00

Takeaway grin

deaconblue Thu 01-Sep-11 19:50:39

Tee hee but then I can't continue the facade that I'm an amazing cook who creates delicious meals effortlessly

thestringcheeseincident Thu 01-Sep-11 19:51:05

Lamb tagine.
Served with cous cous and bread. Make friday, improves overnight anyway

AnnoyingOrange Thu 01-Sep-11 19:51:27

boeuf bourguignon



ThatsNotMyBabyBelly Thu 01-Sep-11 19:52:09

Chilli? Something in the slow cooker? M&S?

CharlotteBronteSaurus Thu 01-Sep-11 19:53:34

cassoulet, green salad and crusty bread.
then nigella's molten chocolate babycakes - these prepare ahead really well too

iklboo Thu 01-Sep-11 20:01:27

Cottage pie
Chicken, leek & ham pie
Beef casserole with dumplings (do them on the night)

deaconblue Thu 01-Sep-11 20:37:44

Good, good, keep 'em coming. Think lb tagine winning so far

bibbitybobbityhat Thu 01-Sep-11 20:39:24

The chicken and chickpea thing from Nigella's How To Eat is absolutely lush. And tastes better for being cooked ahead.

Carrotsandcelery Thu 01-Sep-11 20:43:31

You could try this one Don't be put off by the title - everyone in our family loves it. I made it for a friend recently who was having a tough time and another friend who was visiting tried it and had to come and get the recipe from me.

The goulash would work too - you can make it with chicken or pork if you don't want a veggie meal.

ThatsNotMyBabyBelly Thu 01-Sep-11 20:57:12

Pulled pork with apple sauce, bread rolls etc

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: