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Millet; come on, has anyone, honestly got a nice recipe for this stuff??!

(13 Posts)
fourlittlefeet Tue 02-Sep-08 20:26:12

I'm 'eating through the cupboard jars' and found a packet of it that I bought during my weaning larder frenzy. Please help.

Kbear Tue 02-Sep-08 20:29:40

is it not for budgies?

MaureenMLove Tue 02-Sep-08 20:32:27

grin Love you! I was about to say, 'hold on, I'll ask the budgie!'

MrsMattie Tue 02-Sep-08 20:33:32

I had a cod fillet coated in poppyseed and millet the other day (from M&S). T'was lovely. Not sure if I could recreate it at home, though.

fourlittlefeet Tue 02-Sep-08 20:36:10

yes, this is exactly my problem. perhaps I should just dump it like I did the dried chick peas sad

Kbear Tue 02-Sep-08 20:36:14

You could make those millet kebab shaped things and hang them on string throughout the house for the kids to pick peck on.

PMSL

Sorry. Childish. Sorry.

grin

MaureenMLove Tue 02-Sep-08 20:38:06

ROFL!grin

Kbear Tue 02-Sep-08 20:39:14

Don't dump it, what a WASTE. Think of all the starving budgies out there!

Kbear Tue 02-Sep-08 20:39:47

Why did you buy it, may I ask?

elliott Tue 02-Sep-08 20:40:03

Do a search and you will get some ideas. Best tip I got was to add it to mince dishes to stretch the meat - not exactly a recipe for millet as such, but it does use it up! (my kids haven't noticed so far).

fourlittlefeet Tue 02-Sep-08 20:41:50

Good idea Eliiott. I bought it cos I thought it would make a welcome change to rice/quinoa/couscous etc. Needless to say the quinoa and couscous are still sitting right next to the millet. Just thought I'd deal with it first.

fourlittlefeet Tue 02-Sep-08 20:42:34

I think my hamster ate millet too. Maybe I should take it to the city farm.

elliott Tue 02-Sep-08 21:32:25

grin I've done exactly the same. My kids don't even like couscous though so I haven't dared try it 'neat'.

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