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whats for dinner<on a scorching hot day>?

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liveinazoo Sat 13-Jul-13 17:00:56

we have been living on various couscous salads/pasta salads and wraps for past few days as my dcs wont eat hot food when its hot

im being nosey whats everyone else eating on MN?

ggirl Sat 13-Jul-13 17:04:26

broad bean pasta dish

LadyMilfordHaven Sat 13-Jul-13 17:07:42

meh - I might bbq a little more - i just cook what I feel like.

mind you I bbq in snow so I dont let heat dicate my cooking

JamNan Sat 13-Jul-13 17:10:24

Jerk pork, mashed sweet potato, youghurt, green salad and cucumber salsa.
Water melon

mmm to broad bean pasta. grin

CharlieUniformNovemberTango Sat 13-Jul-13 17:11:39

We had chicken skewers with corn on the cob and potato salad today.

We also had strawberry and mango with meringues and cream - yum!

notso Sat 13-Jul-13 17:12:23

I'm too hot to eat so I might have a chicken sandwich later, DH is out so I'm treating the DC to pizza from M&S.
I am envy of your DC eating pasta salads etc mine don't really like cold food.

wallpaperaddict Sat 13-Jul-13 17:15:09

Piri piri pork, jacket spuds, corn on cob, salad and coleslaw! Can't wait!!!

ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sat 13-Jul-13 17:15:23

Nothing. Its too hot to either cook or eat. I cant be bothered.
I told the kids to forrage in the fridge and sort themselves out.
They made sandwiches.
Ill throw something down my throat later.
My husband had SOUP! In this weather! Mad fool.

goodasitgets Sat 13-Jul-13 17:16:37

Just me eating tonight so I have a "picky plate"
Cold roast chicken, garlic anchovies, coleslaw, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes and cucumber

NotQuitePerfect Sat 13-Jul-13 17:17:46

I had a very spicy soup at lunchtime.

Off to neighbour's BBQ in a min, must say I'm glad not to have to cook in this weather smile

SilverSixpence Sat 13-Jul-13 17:20:12

We're having guests so more food than usual but I'm making chicken wings, potato salad, chickpea curry, lamb biryani and salad. The biryani will be served with a mint yoghurt sauce so it's a bit more cooling.

SpottyTeacakes Sat 13-Jul-13 17:22:52

I'm having spag Bol as it's the only meal we have left. Dd hasn't touched it hmm dp still at work hmm

ThePskettiIncident Sat 13-Jul-13 17:25:54

Roasted veg and halloumi! 'twas yum!

Wolfcub Sat 13-Jul-13 17:27:27

naice bread, pork pie, cured meat, cheeses, salad and olives

Pascha Sat 13-Jul-13 17:28:24

Hot dogs. Its not that hot here though.

TSSDNCOP Sat 13-Jul-13 17:31:18

Fish and chips.

Weather will never dampen my love for fish and chips.

BIWI Sat 13-Jul-13 17:34:12

We're barbecuing:

ribeye steak, marinated in olive oil and lemon juice
neck fillet of lamb and aubergine kebabs, marinated in yoghurt, garlic, cumin and mint, with chilli/paprika mayonnaise
halloumi, with lemon, garlic and coriander dressing
Puy lentil salad

And if the barbecue is still going after all that, then I have some sausages to cook as well!

MonsterBookOfTyRexs Sat 13-Jul-13 17:42:48


BIWI Sat 13-Jul-13 17:43:23

... oh, and buffalo mozzarella wrapped in pancetta. Forgot that!

Ruffello Sat 13-Jul-13 18:17:05

Big Caesar salad made with Sainsbury's freshly cooked chicken. Can't wait!

kelly14 Sat 13-Jul-13 19:17:19

Just ordered a Chinese as knackered and cooked fresh all week despite not getting in with dd every night till at least 6.15pm after work and after school care.

having quarter crispy duck pancakes
pork balls with satay sauce
special chow mein
seasame prawn toast
spring rolls
garlic chicken and am sure they will throw in some prawn crackers!, eyes bigger than belly and doubt it will get eaten but not eaten all day as been out and about and starving!!!!

JambalayaCodfishPie Sat 13-Jul-13 19:19:48

Morrisons Extra Tasty cooked chicken, plus salad and tiger bread. DD1 has been dancing all afternoon, and me there with her - so a very quick tea for all of us when we got in.

WilsonFrickett Sat 13-Jul-13 20:17:01

We BBQ-d again but cheated and got it all from marks. Venison burgers, chicken strips (a bit meh) and some chicken kebabs which were very good. Couple of rolls and some salad and salsa. Could not be faffed even sticking something in a marinade this morning. Although its cooled down quite a bit now.

Taffeta Sat 13-Jul-13 20:28:10

Chicken souvlaki with coriander yoghurt dressing red onion and homegrown tomatoes in soft pittas
Homegrown raspberries and cream for pud
And Prosecco.


sharond101 Sat 13-Jul-13 22:35:16

This weather calls for cold roast chicken, salad, coleslaw and M&S wholemeal soda bread.

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