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Littleposh Fri 24-Apr-20 13:08:59

Give me some fresh ideas please, something a bit out of the ordinary.

We're not too fussy but trying to eat well

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Ricekrispie22 Fri 24-Apr-20 13:23:16

Prawn/lamb/chicken pilaf
Chicken biryani
Greek spinach and feta filo pie
Falafel burgers
Egg fried rice
Sweet and sour chicken and rice
Smokey Boston baked beans on toast or with sweet potato wedges
Stuffed peppers with couscous/mince/rice and topped with mozzarella or feta
Goulash and mash
Stroganoff with rice or tagliatelle
Chicken chasseur

MoMandaS Fri 24-Apr-20 13:29:40

Turkish pizza (lahmacun)
Harissa cauliflower pilaf (BBC Good food)

chocolateneededrn Fri 24-Apr-20 13:29:51

Homemade falafel with pita bread and salad? Chickpea, sweet potato and spinach curry? Just what we've had recently

PurpleDaisies Fri 24-Apr-20 13:31:44

What do you like to eat?

What about doing something like an Indian spread, with a curry, dal, aloo sag etc.

These are some of my favourites...

Aubergine dal

Aloo tikki with chickpea curry

Cabbage, kale and potato subji

Spinach and coconut dal

Tofu pasanda

myrtleWilson Fri 24-Apr-20 13:33:06

thanks @MoMandaS craving lahmacun now!

AtleastitsnotMonday Fri 24-Apr-20 13:33:35

Don’t know what you’ve been eating so slightly tricky to make suggestions!
But, this week we’ve had/got
Linguine with crab, cherry tomatoes, chilli and garlic
Tandoori chicken salad with a raita dressing
Bbq with marinated salmon and chicken skewers with apple slaw, flatbreads and salad
Roast gammon with a mango and chilli salsa, sweet potato wedges, green beans and broccoli
Cauliflower and red pepper curry with rice
Roasted Mediterranean veg frittata with salad
Tuna fish cakes with corn on the cob, and stir fried garlicky green beans

inwood Fri 24-Apr-20 13:36:01

Just done the shopping and we are having

Slow cooked beef ragu
pork fried rice
chickpea curry
HM lasagne
Pork glass noodle salad
Fake away lamb doner
Vegetable fritta

Shangrilalala Fri 24-Apr-20 13:37:58

I’m bored of current repertoire too. I saw this on tv last week and am trying it this weekend:

It’s a sort of Mexican lasagne and looked delicious when Mary Berry did it!

RaininSummer Fri 24-Apr-20 13:41:14

This week we had: paneer masala curry, naans and poppadoms, mushroom and Stilton pie with roast spuds, carrots and broccoli, jacket spuds with tuna and sweetcorn mayo and salad, risotto and halloumi, fish and chips

RomaineCalm Fri 24-Apr-20 13:44:40

Nothing massively adventurous but over the last couple of weeks we've had...

Vegetable Cottage Pie
Fajitas with dips etc.
Baked Camembert with vegetable sticks and new potatoes for dunking
Teriyaki tuna with noodles and stir fry veg
Cod one-pot with puy lentils
Homemade lasagne
Spinach and feta filo pie with salad
Fish pie
Spinach and chickpea curry with flat breads
Steak pie

And then a couple of really easy nights - freezer fish and chips, pizza, pasta and pesto etc. I've been making some bread so we've also had a couple of 'picnic nights' with warm bread, cheese, pâté, salad and fruit.

MooseyMoo Fri 24-Apr-20 13:57:56

Sausage Casserole

Sticky Devilled drumsticks

Gammon, egg and chips
Burritos, leftovers used to make nachos for lunch next day
West African Peanut Stew (tried this first time this week and is delicious)
Roast, next day make Leftover Hotpot
HM pizza

Littleposh Fri 24-Apr-20 14:06:30

You guys are legends!! Thanks so much!!

Just got to brave tesco now

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JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 24-Apr-20 16:59:25

Our new addition recently has been Aloo Gobi. Cheap and easy to make and it's really tasty.

PurpleDaisies Fri 24-Apr-20 17:10:24

Which recipe do you use jilted? That’s on my list to find one I really like.

MrsJoshNavidi Fri 24-Apr-20 17:18:18

When they were young, the DDs' favourite meal was when I put all the leftovers from the fridge on the table and let them mix and match as they pleased.
It led to some strange combinations, but everything got eaten and it's a great way to clear out the fridge!

Elouera Fri 24-Apr-20 17:21:51

Some sound scary or complication, but there are many youtube videos and some are far easier than you think!

- Tagine
- Ravioli/pasta from scratch (can be frozen too)
- Thai green/red or yellow curry
- Vietnamese pho
- Summer rolls in a satay sauce (Sainsburys do summer roll kits, otherwise a Chinese/Vietnamese grocer will sell the rice paper wraps)
- Sushi
- paella
- If you have a pressure cooker, I throw in 1/2 tin hoisin sauce, some water, beer or cider and pork ribs. Cook, then when they come out, pour over the other half can of hoisin. They come out and fall off the bone! grin
- babotie (Sth African style curried, mince dish)
- Vietnamese beef salad
- Sweet sour chicken

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 24-Apr-20 18:20:56

Which recipe do you use jilted? That’s on my list to find one I really like

I've been using recipe do you use jilted? That’s on my list to find one I really like this one. Hope it's ok smile

PurpleDaisies Fri 24-Apr-20 18:50:56

Sorry that link isn’t working for me. sad

JiltedJohnsJulie Fri 24-Apr-20 20:25:14

Really sorry, I'm not sure what happened there. It should be here now smile

Carrotcakeforbreakfast Fri 24-Apr-20 22:59:24

I have been enjoying carry on with Jamie.

I've tried the curry
All three pasta sauces and the quesadillas.
Very nice

PurpleDaisies Fri 24-Apr-20 23:08:45

Jilted - perfect! Thanks so

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 25-Apr-20 09:50:18

Sorry should have also added that this time I put in a can of chickpeas at the end. It's a generous 4 portions without the chickpeas but with them added there was enough left for me and DD to have lunch the next day smile

GreenTeaMug Sat 25-Apr-20 09:52:35

I made a lamb and chickpea stew with coucous this week which was lovely.

dementedma Sat 25-Apr-20 09:55:43

I am sick to death of cooking. A lot of the recipes above sound quite complicated and I have a ds who absolutely hates rice, which takes out quite a lot of options. He is pretty much living on pasta at the moment!

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