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Riverwalk Wed 22-Apr-20 14:58:35

I'm looking for inspiration and do like to know what the nation is eating! smile

Septimia Wed 22-Apr-20 15:07:42

Using up some of the veg from the veg box and making a vegetable and chicken stir-fry with some micriwave rice originally intended for holidays.

AGAA4 Wed 22-Apr-20 15:08:18

I have had an online delivery. Some of what I wanted didn't arrive. I try to use up what I have so tonight it is a baked potato with cauliflower cheese.
I am having some weird and wonderful meals during lockdown.

Septimia Wed 22-Apr-20 15:08:27

*microwave. Who put the I and the O so close together on the keyboard!!

Oopsminty Wed 22-Apr-20 15:12:25

We're having a rather uninspiring spaghetti bolognese!

DiscoGran Wed 22-Apr-20 15:19:06

Thai chicken curry. It's a low carb recipe and uses bulgar wheat instead of rice, which I add to the sauce so it comes out almost like a risotto.
I'm making double, so can freeze portions. Or can have the same tomorrow night.

Mamissimo Wed 22-Apr-20 15:29:01

Chicken satay with fried rice - I put lots of bits and bobs of veg in the rice. The satay marinade and sauce is the easy one from the bbc good food site.

Sussexborn Wed 22-Apr-20 15:30:29

I am having the other half of a sirloin steak left from yesterday. OH is having his usual plate of mixed leftovers probably all on one plate.

kittylester Wed 22-Apr-20 15:30:35

A salad of leaves, red onion, cucumber, sundries tomatoes, crispy bacon bits, hard boiled egg and chopped chicken thighs fried in some sort of olive oil - possibly chili!

Qwerty Wed 22-Apr-20 15:40:12

We're waiting for a food delivery so running short of everything. Pasta with a jar of red pesto. Hope the delivery arrives tomorrow!...

merlotgran Wed 22-Apr-20 15:40:16

Has anyone tried IKEA'S Swedish meatball recipe yet?

We're having them tonight. I've halved the recipe which will give us five good sized meatballs each. I'm also using crème fraiche instead of double cream.

www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-8236433/IKEA-shares-recipe-famous-meat-balls-make-home.html

Charleygirl5 Wed 22-Apr-20 15:44:21

M&S haddock and chips. I am trying to eat my way through the freezer to make more space.

tanith Wed 22-Apr-20 15:45:56

I got a delivery from Tesco today so I’ll need to use up the short date coleslaw so it’ll be salad for a couple of days with omelette, pizza or chicken.

EllanVannin Wed 22-Apr-20 15:51:23

I've been doing that too Charleygirl although yesterday I bought 3 large chicken thighs so I've had one of them with chips today. It was so big there was no room for any peas and it's a large plate grin It's not that I'm greedy, I like a lot, hahaha.
Strawberries and melon for afters.

sodapop Wed 22-Apr-20 15:54:01

We have been cleaning and decorating today so leftover beef stew with chips.

ginny Wed 22-Apr-20 15:56:05

ChickenPassanda , a slimming world recipe.

hazel93 Wed 22-Apr-20 15:57:21

Prawn and pea risotto I think. That said prawns should now be out of freezer which they are not - happy days !

phoenix Wed 22-Apr-20 16:05:19

Beef stroganov made with an accidentally stolen sirloin steak,blush rice (which Mr P will cook) and asparagus.

kircubbin2000 Wed 22-Apr-20 16:08:23

Leek and potato soup made by dil then cabbage and chicken burger.

felice Wed 22-Apr-20 16:08:50

DGS here tonight, he is having Ribs with BBQ sauce, I am having Chicken salad, and hoping to steal a rib or two. I wish!!!

PernillaVanilla Wed 22-Apr-20 16:12:49

paneer and pea curry - Hairy Bikers recipe.

NotAGran55 Wed 22-Apr-20 16:16:01

Mushroom risotto followed by jelly with tinned peaches and ice cream ( and the wine left in the bottle after removal of one glass for the risotto )

NanKate Wed 22-Apr-20 16:16:48

Pizza, salad, glass chilled white wine, half an indulgent cream slice 😀

axxliz Wed 22-Apr-20 16:17:05

Last evening was a homemade chicken stew that was from the freezer and some garlic bread with grilled slices of bacon on top. The bacon needed using and I didn't expect it to be so nice but it is from a local butcher so I don't know why I doubted it. It was lovely.

Fish and chips this evening, homecooked and served with a salad. Lasagne sauce with minced beef is simmering now for tomorrow's meal. It is nicer, in my opinion when the flavours have had at least 24 hours to mingle together. I am off-colour this week, so I am planning for the least amount of work, so that I will have sufficient energy to do a little ironing, which I always find relaxing.

H1954 Wed 22-Apr-20 16:17:26

Comfort food...........FISH FINGERS with mash and peas! Both of us have been really busy today so this a quick dinner!