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soft food ideas for anniversary meal (take away)

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LadyVictoriaOfCake Thu 23-Aug-07 11:02:10

peter i will have been married 8years on monday. he is currently not able to swallow properly and still tube fed over night.

usually when he is in hospital we get a take away.

colettemum3 Thu 23-Aug-07 11:11:56

Is he allowed to have spices?? Thinking curry and borrow a blender of someone. Or explain to the take-away ppl and see if they got any sugestions. Talk to his salt.
See if there is a local pub and look at their menu for idea's. Just get a lot of menu's and see what the mushiest or easiest to blend.

Blu Thu 23-Aug-07 11:16:50

Ooooh, I wish I was available and could come and cook for you. Well, and cook, for that matter. If I could i would provide:
Nice soup
A tasty souffle with creamed spinach or pea puree
Choc mousse or trifle or Titramisu

Have a look in M&S - they have lots of little post of things like salmon mousse, pot au chocolat, could he eat a really soft risotto?

Most Takeaway food i can think of is a bit chewy or crispy - unless he can manage rice dishes?

Blu Thu 23-Aug-07 11:17:27

I mean I wish I could cook, full stop!

LadyVictoriaOfCake Thu 23-Aug-07 11:20:02

no microwave there. doesnt heat evenly so not allowed.

needs to be takeaway really.

and he is a right fussy man regarding food lol.

Aitch Thu 23-Aug-07 11:25:06

can M&S not come to your rescue with dessert? you might just have to get some noodlesy or ricey chinese or japanese food and really mash the chicken or whatever a bit.
it's going to be the best anniversary you've ever had, whatever you eat.

Blu Thu 23-Aug-07 13:09:09

Hmmm. Makes sense - the microwave rule. But i wouldn't have thought a takeaway was less of a risk.
Does it have to be hot?
What about a cake with lots of hearts on it and some smoked salmon sandwiches, v soft bread, salmon mashed - cut in the shape of hearts?
Or a really lovely home-made smoothie with heart-decorated straws? And some other treats which are not food based? Something which he can enjoy without it having to be compromised because of his convalescence?

Aitch Thu 23-Aug-07 13:11:32

brilliant ideas, blu.

LadyVictoriaOfCake Thu 23-Aug-07 13:14:36

ah thanks for the ideas. he has decided he would just liek a really nice chocolate trifle type dessert. he really isnt up to eating much anyway, just a few spoon fulls, as his throat is really sore still. he has a rather sexy husky voive at the moment.

RGPargy Thu 23-Aug-07 13:16:24

So he'll eat two spoons of trifle - then what will you do with the rest LVOC??

paulaplumpbottom Thu 23-Aug-07 13:16:29

Is there a nice Italian restraunt that can do a take out pasta?

LadyVictoriaOfCake Thu 23-Aug-07 13:17:49

not saying RGPardy, there might be young children reading over shoulders

nailpolish Thu 23-Aug-07 13:18:24

vodka jelly

paulaplumpbottom Thu 23-Aug-07 13:18:29

Have you been able to see him yet?

Blu Thu 23-Aug-07 13:19:46

Sounds ideal, all round!

LadyVictoriaOfCake Thu 23-Aug-07 13:21:28

not yet. dd1 has fallen ill. just me to go am hoping i dont catch it.

paulaplumpbottom Thu 23-Aug-07 13:24:29

I'll keep my fingers crossed that the bugs stay away from you

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