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Suggestions for DS food tech recipe.

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TitsalinaBumSquash Sun 09-Jul-17 08:04:51

DS has to make a picnic recipe for food tech on Tuesday, he's told his teacher he'll do pasta salad because he couldn't think of anything else, he made it in class a few weeks ago and really didn't like it, we ended up with a tub of congealed. sweaty pasta at the end of the day.
I've said he's better off making something new (because that's the point of food studies surely)
So does anyone have any suggestions? He's got the basics of cooking down at home but isn't overly confident.

The criteria is,

Portable for picnics
No raw meat products to be brought into school.
He's got 1hr to prep and cook
Can be sweet or savoury.

NotTheDuchessOfCambridge Sun 09-Jul-17 08:06:41

Couscous? Cumin, lemon juice, garlic, chopped coriander, chipped mint, baby toms and cumber? Lovely and summery.

Wheresthattomoibabber Sun 09-Jul-17 08:08:34

Quiches in a muffin tin?

Veggie Cornish pasties or sausage rolls?

ChainingDaisy Sun 09-Jul-17 08:09:22

Picnic loaf? One of the round loaves of bread hollowed and filled with different layers. Roasted peppers, cooked meat, houmous or similar. I have a mind blank of what I put in them.

PumpkinSpiceEverything Sun 09-Jul-17 09:33:11

Watermelon, feta & mint fruit salad with a bit of lime juice?

TitsalinaBumSquash Sun 09-Jul-17 10:25:58

Lots of ideas, thanks. smile

AtleastitsnotMonday Sun 09-Jul-17 13:45:28

chorizo, roasted red pepper, onion, and courgette puff pastry tart or fritata?
Is there a particular skill he would like to learn or demonstrate?

Blondie1984 Sun 09-Jul-17 16:12:56

Spanish omelette?
Summer pudding is really easy

IHaveBrilloHair Sun 09-Jul-17 16:15:47

I was going to say picnic loaf too, easy and absolutely delicious.
I like to start with halloumi, then two or three different meats, top with olives/capers/pickles and lastly thinly sliced tomato.

raspberryrippleicecream Sun 09-Jul-17 16:42:07

Potato salad? Lots of variations. I like mayo, creme fraiche, course grain mustard and chives

PurpleDaisies Sun 09-Jul-17 16:45:15

Spanakopita are my favourite picnic food...
www.mygreekdish.com/recipe/mini-spanakopita-triangles-recipe-spanakopitakia-greek-spinach-triangles/

justdontevenfuckingstart Sun 09-Jul-17 16:48:02

Cheese scones with a flavoured butter?

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