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What could I take to France to eat as soon as we get there? The dcs will be starving!

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Swifey Thu 12-May-16 09:14:26

We are leaving home at 6am, then a 2 hour drive, 3 hour ferry, and then 5.5 hour drive!! I will take breakfast and lunch plus snacks with me, but was looking for inspiration for supper?? I think we should hey to the villa between 6 and 7, dcs are 4 and 1. Tia smile

Fourormore Thu 12-May-16 09:16:17

I'd take fresh pasta. Quick, easy and filling.

Swifey Thu 12-May-16 09:20:44

Ah, of course, fresh pasta!! Great choice! smile I had thought about pasta, but thought by the time it was cooked they would be screaming for food! Thanks v much. (Why didn't I think of that!) wink

IAmAPaleontologist Thu 12-May-16 09:24:21

In the past I have made Bol sauce and frozen it then put it in the cool box. Once arrive at the give then just need to cook pasta and heat sauce.

Chewbecca Tue 17-May-16 21:43:19

Really lazy but surprisingly tasty option : M&s tinned chicken curry

Chewbecca Tue 17-May-16 21:44:41

We used to have many snacks in the car when undertaking long drives too, so unlikely to be starving on arrival!

BeauGlacons Tue 17-May-16 21:52:12

Te driving through France and we have done this for nearly 20 years. Please allow 50m per hour overall - 5there will be fast bits and slow bits and it takes longer than the guide books say. Make SuperU your friend and fill up when you see one (cheapest petrol). Buy BNBNs en route. Take a litre of frozen milk and it will ne defrosted when you arrive. Our holiday first night staple used to be pasta and pesto, follows by angel delight, sachets of hot chocolate are good too.

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