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Lovemy3kids Fri 15-Mar-13 09:24:33

I started this thread yesterday in chat, but thought it might be better placed here too.

Any contributions would be gladly received :-)

Willow36 Fri 15-Mar-13 11:41:04

Egg Fried Rice - boil rice, cook peas. Put some oil in a wok and heat. Drain rice, add to the wok. Crack an egg straight into the wok and stir immediately. Add cooked peas. Fry for a few mins. Et voila. Easy and tasty.

A favourite lunchtime dish is twirly pasta with garlic, chilli and a drizzle of olive oil.

AndMiffyWentToSleep Sat 16-Mar-13 06:15:45

Love, could you make an extra book for me please? It sounds great!

TheDemonShedMaster Sun 17-Mar-13 16:16:28

Am really in love with Baked Eggs right now:

Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan; add 1/2 sliced sliced red onion, 1 clove garlic, 1 tsp ground cumin and 1 tsp ground coriander and a tbsp of tomato paste. Heat for a couple of minutes then chuck in 1 tin of cherry toms, handful of spinach (fresh or frozen) and chopped peppers. Simmer for 15 to 20 mins. Season, then pour into heat proof dish. Make a well (one for each person eating) and crack an egg into. Bake in oven at 180 for 15 mins.

For the non-veggies, add chorizo.

For added decadence, put cheese on top. Feta or goat's cheese are goooooooood....

OrbisNonSufficit Sun 17-Mar-13 17:01:04

Ooh, excellent idea, love the thread(s).

My favourite easy recipe is actually more like a base - sweat some onions, add some garlic, salt and pepper, some chopped bacon or lardons, a splosh of wine vinegar, fry until all more or less cooked then add a can of tomatoes (pref cherry tomatoes, they're sweeter) and some harissa or tabasco for kick. Simmer until it cooks down to a sludgy yummy texture.

Then I add it to all sorts of things - last night I blind baked a sheet of puff pastry and added it to that with some goat's cheese on it. Sometimes I add it to pasta. Sometimes I put it in a casserole dish with some chicken and bake the whole lot in the oven with some quinoa and chicken stock. Sometimes I do baked eggs with it.

We also do tortilla wraps a lot when we want something fast. Fried halloumi/ parsley/ mint/ cucumber/ fresh tomatoes/ lime juice. Pesto chicken with rocket. Bacon and eggs... Almost anything can be put in a wrap I've discovered!

Lovemy3kids Mon 18-Mar-13 15:08:21!! grin I am getting writer's cramp doing my own 3 (well 4 if you include my version) copies.

TheDemon - this sounds lovel - will add this one to the book (and might even try it this week for tea) :-)

Orbins - thank you - will add that one too......keep them coming please MNetters :-)

TheDemonShedMaster Mon 18-Mar-13 16:23:57

Lovemy3kids - have you seen this website...? Am working on one myself...

Lovemy3kids Thu 21-Mar-13 13:10:47

Thank you TheDemon......i will read that with interest smile

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