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Started by Tadagee on Aug 8, 2021 9:58:24 AM
Do you have any go to dishes to share?

When you can't think what to make and you want to do something a) simple b) that everyone loves.

For me chicken piccata or pesto.

phantlers - 08 Aug 2021 17:20:42 (#24 of 111)

The steamed new potato salad is a good summertime go to. When the spuds are cold add chopped onion, peppers, celery, hard boiled egg, olives, tinned tuna, chopped apple, peanuts, a LOT of mayonnaise, seasoning and whatever else comes to hand. A good side dish, snacks or main.

fogsake - 08 Aug 2021 18:52:47 (#25 of 111)


Zugunruhe1 - 08 Aug 2021 19:18:03 (#26 of 111)

Fish finger sandwich with garlic mayo.

Bacon butty. Grill the bacon and place the rashes on a slice of buttered bread, sprinkle grated cheese on the bacon and pop it back under the grill for a couple of minutes.

tasselhoff - 08 Aug 2021 19:26:47 (#27 of 111)

It ain't a bacon butty without brown sauce.

TommyDGNR8 - 08 Aug 2021 19:30:58 (#28 of 111)

Battered fish fingers, garlic mayo, tartare sauce...

See, you're getting dangerously close to posh crisp territory, here. Taking a basic classic and improving it until it's shit.

Tadagee - 08 Aug 2021 19:36:15 (#29 of 111)

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a fish finger in possession of white bread, must be in want of tartare sauce.

TommyDGNR8 - 08 Aug 2021 19:43:36 (#30 of 111)

Who's the fucking degenerate here? Eh?

AppleCatcher - 08 Aug 2021 18:49:07 (#31 of 111)



Isn’t that a bit too simple for the thread?


limegreen - 08 Aug 2021 19:51:57 (#32 of 111)

Fish tacos. Goujons if feeling fancy, fingers if not.

helenskywalker - 08 Aug 2021 19:04:36 (#33 of 111)

South east Asian mince parcels/rolls. Poulet Antiboise. Vodka marinated steak. Pommes' Mum's petits farcis.

nemo75 - 08 Aug 2021 20:17:43 (#34 of 111)

I dont like fishfinger sandwiches.

So there

JennyRad - 08 Aug 2021 19:33:51 (#35 of 111)

I am not sure I've ever had a fish finger sandwich but I'm not wild on fish fingers so I assume I wouldn't be thrilled by them either. Presumably you have to have had them as comfort food in childhood for it to work in adulthood?

Tadagee - 08 Aug 2021 20:44:17 (#36 of 111)

There is something about fish fingers, chips and baked beans that is evocative childhood pleasure food. My guilty treat is occasionally to make them just for me.

yumyum - 08 Aug 2021 21:14:51 (#37 of 111)

Ooh, beans on toast with loads of Worcester sauce. Tad’s post reminded me. Easy yummy supper.

Tagyourit - 08 Aug 2021 21:23:21 (#38 of 111)

Chicken Kapitan Curry

Blend chopped shallots, kashmiri chillies, lemon grass, ginger garlic vegetable oil 1tsp of both chinese 5 spice and turmeric into a paste. Set to one side.

toast a couple of tablespoons of dessicated coconut until it's brown then blend. set to one side.

fry the paste for a couple of minutes then add diced chicken thigh and cook until browned then add a tine of coconut milk and a cinnamon stick.

simmer until cooked then about 10 minutes before serving put in the blended coconut, some palm suger and the juice of a lime. continue to cook for 5-10 minutes adding salt to taste. Serve on rice with a generous helping of fresh coriander.

Tadagee - 08 Aug 2021 21:25:17 (#39 of 111)

That sounds good.

Impedimenta - 08 Aug 2021 21:47:17 (#40 of 111)

For grumpy hungry adolescents.

2 large tortillas / flatbreads.

Cubed feta cheese and microwaved frozen whole leaf spinach, plenty of pepper. Make a sandwich. Pat down a bit.

Dry frying pan. Toast both sides. Cut into slices. Throw at grumpy hungry adolescents.

JohnIlly - 08 Aug 2021 20:48:17 (#41 of 111)

When you can't think what to make and you want to do something a) simple b) that everyone loves.


tincatinca - 08 Aug 2021 21:48:43 (#42 of 111)

I do a chicken thigh meat & chorizo bake based on a Nigella recipe.Minimum ingredients are baby potatoes, skinless chicken thighs, chorizo sausage cut into chunks, sliced red onions, oregano and grated orange peel. Throw into a roasting pan, season and drizzle with olive oil and bake for about an hour. I sometimes add sliced peppers and orange slices. Nigella uses baby chorizo sausages but l can hardly ever find them in the supermarket.

Leftovers good with eggs for breakfast

Cavewoman - 08 Aug 2021 21:49:27 (#43 of 111)

#41 + Charlotte spuds boiled in their skins, slathered in butter.

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