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lastqueenofscotland Fri 16-Oct-15 12:03:58

I don't think we've had a thread for a while. Spent an hour and a half on hold today at work so made use of the time!

Today: dps parents taking us out
Saturday and Sunday: left overs
Monday: chickpea ragout and pasta
Tuesday: pea and pesto soup
Weds: pearl barley risotto with mushrooms and peas
Thursday: Malaysian tofu curry
Friday: home made spicy mixed bean "sausage" rolls, I'm telling myself I'll have salad with these but it may end up chips and beans!

SquadGoals Fri 16-Oct-15 14:12:33

Just been sat doing mine with a kitten curled up on my lap. Don't want to move and disturb him!

Tonight: Massaman curry
Sat: Cheese & charcuterie board with salad
Sun: Prawn pad thai
Mon: Goats cheese and onion tart
Tues: out
Weds: homemade falafel and homemade pittas
Thurs: homemade Nandos (chicken, sweet potato fries, coleslaw, salad)
Fri: stuffed chicken and veg.

Collywobbles Fri 16-Oct-15 16:01:44

Aww - jealous! Wish I had a snoozing kitten on my lap! smile

Tonight: Smoked salmon & pea pasta (Gino D'acampo)
Saturday: Chicken & Veg Broth with dumplings
Sunday: Slow cooked beef and mushroom stew with mash and greens
Monday: MIL cooking!
Tuesday: Feijoada (Pork, Chorizo & Bean Stew) -
Wednesday: Smoked Haddock Quiche and salad
Thursday: Chicken Cosima (From Nigella's new book)

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 16-Oct-15 16:09:20

I've just got back from holiday and am skint, also need to run down freezer for Christmas so no shopping until Wednesday, which means weird crap until then, I have planned from Wednesday though so will share that.
Weds-Moules mariniere with tagliatelle and green salad
Thurs-Gammon, cabbage, root veg mash and parsley sauce
Fri-Gado Gado
Sat-White pizza with artichoke hearts and sundried tomatoes
Sun-Brisket roast dinner
Mon-Spinach and ricotta canneloni
Tues-Mushroom stroganoff with poppy seed dumplings

SquadGoals Fri 16-Oct-15 16:43:34

I love Gado Gado!

Do you have a recipe?

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 16-Oct-15 17:22:15

No, I don't sorry.
I started off using Rick Stein's from Far Eastern Oddysey, and still vaguely follow it but adapt to suit at the time.
If you can't get his online, then the Rasa Malaysia website is good.

Iloveonionchutney Fri 16-Oct-15 17:29:56

Lastqueen do you have a recipe for your spicy bean rolls please?

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 16-Oct-15 17:32:28

I'm interested in them too.

Sugarandsalt Fri 16-Oct-15 18:14:15

Tomorrow: chilli beef
Sunday: roast chicken dinner
Monday: Singapore noodles with leftover chicken
Tuesday: salmon topped with cream cheese/breadcrumbs, roast veg
Wednesday: sweet potato and lentil curry
Thursday/Friday: sausage/chorizo/bean casserole

lastqueenofscotland Fri 16-Oct-15 19:29:44

It's the one on the tinnedtomatos blog. Not tried it before but thought it looked like a slighter healthier Friday night dinner! (I usually fall into the pub trap like tonight or have chips)

Cocothecat Sat 17-Oct-15 15:30:51

I wasn't feeling particularly inspired this week, but this is what we are having:

Saturday - sort of Pad Thai noodles - minus peanuts which DS can't eat and bean sprouts which are revolting;)
Sunday - chicken casserole. I'm thinking of Mediterranean style with olives etc
Monday - leftovers from Sunday
Tuesday - pork & apple sliders
Wednesday - carrot & cumin soup
Thursday - sausages with salad
Friday - pizzas

lastqueenofscotland Fri 23-Oct-15 17:11:52

Anyone else done theirs today?

Tonight - good supper replaced with chips as going to the pub.
Tomorrow - gnocci arrabiatta bake with salad and garlic bread
Sunday - spicy bean sausage rolls we were meant to have tonight.
Monday - courgette and tomato gratin
Tuesday - veg and garlic fried rice
Wednesday - paneer tikka masala
Thursday - aspargus and basil tart
Friday - potato and leek latkes

DeliveredByKiki Sun 25-Oct-15 14:55:47

lastqueen do you have a recipe for chickpea ragout?

I'm trying to menu plan but we're both working stupid hours for the next three weeks and I've lost my usual enthusiasm for menu planning. So far this week:

Sunday: going to friends for dinner
Monday: I'm out for dinner so prob pizza for everyone else
Tuesday: bean spag bog out the freezer
Weds: risotto, prob pumpkin and white bean
Thurs: pasta/pesto/quinoa
Fri: DS cooking

IHaveBrilloHair Sun 25-Oct-15 15:11:47

I've changed mine about 500 times this week, and probably will again, but atm.
Sun-chorizo, chickpea and kale soup
Mon- roast chicken dinner
Tue-fishfingers, chips and sketti
Wed-parma ham wrapped cod, polenta and salad
Thurs-Veggie pie
Fri-Chinese chicken and mushroom curry
Sat-Something from DD'S TWD cookbook for Halloween
Sun-Black bean chilli

lastqueenofscotland Sun 25-Oct-15 16:36:43

Chickpea ragout is a made up one of mine!

Garlic and red onion fried, then tomato paste, chickpeas, deglaze pan with a gulg of red wine, add pasata, random herbs (usually oregano and thyme) and leave to reduce while you cook pasta. Stir it all in and shove in face!

I love it. Really filling and lovely on a cold evening.

IHaveBrilloHair Sun 25-Oct-15 17:20:32

I'll have to try that, it definitely sounds like a comforting, on the couch with a fleece, kind of meal which is needed right now.

whois Sun 25-Oct-15 18:19:16

Wish I had a kitten!

Tonight - Korean bibimbap (brown rice with loads of 'toppings' - am doing pickled cucumbers, grated carrot, edamame beans, roasted sweet potato, shredded lettuce, and a sesame chilli soy sauce aubergine and kidney bean fry thing with a Korean chill soy ginger sauce over the top and sesame seeds and spring onions) Sounds like a lot of work but it's mainly just chopping raw veg which i have mainly done.

Monday - quinoa with caugette, preserved lemons and nuts out of Persiana. Probably fry some of the Taifun olive tofu to go with it.

Tuesday - Monday leftovers hopefully.

Wednesday - out

Thursday - friends over - thinking the chicken fennel lemon tagine out of Persiana (can you tell which book I was flicking though over breakfast!). For pudding an avocado chocolate orange cardamom pudding thing which is nicer than it sounds! Or maybe do a veggie main so DP can eat it too. Haven't 100% decided.

Friday lunch - Thursday leftovers

Weekend - away

trinitybleu Sun 25-Oct-15 18:24:21

colly could I have your beef and mushrooms slow cooker recipe please? I can't seem to get mine to taste of anything ...

We're on:
Sun - quorn escolapes, mash, veg, gravy
Mon - SW lamb passanda (slow cooker) if OH remembers to buy yogurt with no honey (Asda sub and he hadn't realised)
Tues - sausages, wedges, veg (got a double pack of Richmond's in our order that I hadn't asked for)
Weds - fish pie with sweet potato mash
Thurs - burgers, wedges, salad (I work 40 miles away on Tues and Thurs)
Fri - disco at school so probably just scarf a few cheap hot dogs smile
Sat - out
Sun - quorn meatballs and spaghetti

Quite a sausagey week really which is unusual!

Blueberry234 Sun 25-Oct-15 18:27:56

Hot roast chicken rolls tonight
Fajitas tomorrow
Toad and Veg on Tuesday
Mozzarella pasta bake on Wednesday
Jackets beans and cheese Thursday
Friday HM pizza night

DeliveredByKiki Mon 26-Oct-15 02:34:39

Thanks lastqueen

Canyouforgiveher Mon 26-Oct-15 02:38:39

Today: lamb, stuffing cauliflower, cabbage, roast potatoes, peas
Monday: leftover lamb and stuffing, leftover cauliflower cheese, mashed turnip and mashed potato
Tuesday: Spaghetti bolognase
Wednesday: Chicken and leek pie
Thursday: Pasta with tomato/green beans/bacon/onion/whatever else is left in the fridge
Friday: Take out

DooWhop Mon 26-Oct-15 03:47:55

Sunday was roast dinner
Mon: somerset stew
Tue: pizza
Wed: friends for dinner so- spinach & ricotta cannelloni/meat lasagne
Thu: herb crusted salmon and stir fry veg
Fri: away for weekend with dd1 so dh and dd2/ds will sort themselves out

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