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DrNortherner Tue 23-Jun-09 17:11:08

In this warm balmy weather I need some inspiration!

Tonight we are having roast chicken, salad and pitta breads with coleslaw and cous cous.

I have made a jelly with red berries in it for pud.

How about you?

cyteen Tue 23-Jun-09 17:14:34

Haddock fillets (not sure how I'm going to cook them yet), stuffed peppers and potato salad with salsa verde.

FiveGoMadInDorset Tue 23-Jun-09 17:16:23

Warm duck salad and new potatoes

Wilts Tue 23-Jun-09 17:17:26

Red pesto pasta with bacon and garlic bread.

Lizzylou Tue 23-Jun-09 17:18:29

It is bucketing down with rain here....

But am still having stuffed vine leaves followed by a smoked bacon and avocado salad.

claireybee Tue 23-Jun-09 17:21:45

We are having chilli con carne. Made with the leftovers of a roasting joint of beef that we did on the bbq-it was bloody delicious and I'm hoping the smokey taste will enhance the chilli.

FAQinglovely Tue 23-Jun-09 17:26:04

was going to be home made potatoe wedges, salad and omelettes, but I'm knackered and DH has just handed me £11 to pop down the chippy and buy dinner grin (I have been ver busy today so am justifiably tired)

Lulumama Tue 23-Jun-09 17:28:28

BBQd some sausages for the children, who had them with peas and jersey royal potatoes.

we are having mahoosive chicken salad later, i have marinated the chicken in my own made up marinade too!

DrN, did you emigrate, or am i getting confused>

TheDevilWearsSocksWithSandals Tue 23-Jun-09 17:28:58

Falafels in pitta with orange salsa, yoghurt and leafy salad. Roast veg cous cous.

Milky bar icecream and bananas for dessert, hehe.

PeachyTheRiverParrettHarlot Tue 23-Jun-09 17:38:56

Sticky chicken in home amde honey marinade

Noodles with veg

Dh is having the leftovers of the Nigellas Chestnut Ice Creammeringue Cake (cant remember exact name but from HTBADG) I made at the weekend- git forgot to cut me a sl;ice and ate it all angry

poshtottie Tue 23-Jun-09 17:54:31

Tofu stirfry for myself and some yummy hagan daz ice-cream.

Ds had a tin of spaghetti hoops. blush

ilove Tue 23-Jun-09 17:55:23

I was a bad Mummy and took my lot to McFilth after the shoe shop!

MatNanPlus Tue 23-Jun-09 17:58:01

Steak and chips with baby toms

janeite Tue 23-Jun-09 18:03:33

Dds have just had veggie sausages, yorkshire puds and vege. They had to eat early as dd1 is at a concert tonight; usually we eat together. Dp and I will eat later - no idea what.

Cies Tue 23-Jun-09 18:04:28

We're having vegetable and lentil lasagne. With delicious in season apricots for pudding.

BonsoirAnna Tue 23-Jun-09 18:04:54

Veal escalopes.
Green beans.
White rice.

Cherries.

DP is still on a diet sad

timmette Tue 23-Jun-09 18:39:14

Honey Chicken with Peppers
Green Beans
White Rice

Alibabaandthe40nappies Tue 23-Jun-09 18:56:52

Chicken kiev with chips and a salad

Strawberries

DS had chicken and pasta with green beans

I am really struggling for inspiration now it's warm. DH and I would normally have lots of things marinated and grilled with new pots and salad, but none of the marinades are really suitable for DS (11 mo).
I had forgetten about couscous and roasted veg. DS would like that and I could just grill him some plain chicken.

Mintyy Tue 23-Jun-09 18:59:58

Waitrose salmon and dill fishcakes and salad.

notsoteenagemum Tue 23-Jun-09 19:13:39

Jamie Olivers sweet and sour pork recipe but with chicken, rice and prawn crackers

Ice cream and strawberries for pud.

moondog Tue 23-Jun-09 19:15:43

Noodles and green.
Who put your dp on a diet Anna? You or him?
grin

LovelyRitaMeterMaid Tue 23-Jun-09 19:16:43

Fish pie

CakeForBreakfast Tue 23-Jun-09 19:37:27

We had, eggy, veggy fried rice, with chicken stir fried with bamboo shoots and basil.

Cherries for pud for me and dd, icecream with homegrown strawbs for dh.

StirlingTheStrong Tue 23-Jun-09 21:14:38

We had pork and apple burgers in buns with lots of new potatoes and salad.

I was just wondering what else to do in this hot weather - shall watch this thread for inspiration smile

Herecomesthesciencebint Tue 23-Jun-09 21:22:27

just had peppers and courgettes roasted in sundried tomato pasto with oasta and agreen salad. sooo easy and delish!

the boys had leftovers of last nights chicken in cheme fraiche with dijon mustard, broc, rots and pots from the garden!

am just about to post a thread about how on earth everyone is doing the 'all my shopping for 50quid' thing as per previous threads. cannot beleive you lot are managing a 50quid weekly budget with the gournmet teas listed on here!

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