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#1 Mumof2Pink

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:30 AM

HI,  I have 9 adults and 3 kids coming over for Christmas lunch and I was looking at buying a turkey roll and a ham for lunch.  Someone suggested a Lenards Turkey Roll?  They are around 2.3kg roughly but I have no idea how much they cost - there is nothing on their website about price.  I have tried the frozen Ingam Turkey rolls before but I thought Lenards would be nicer?  Also I don't know if one of the Frozen ones would be enough for 9 adults?  Anyone have any experience with Turkey rolls??  Thanks.

#2 HRH Countrymel

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:36 AM

Are you able to get your hands on Nichols Poultry in your neck of the woods?  I'm not a fan of the 'roll' generally but Nichols is great.

The important thing to feed a hoard is to have lots of potatoes and lots of delicious gravy!

#3 ****lisa****

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

I have bought the chicken rolls before and after they are cooked they shrink a bit like any meat. You definitely won't feed 9 adults with only one. They aren't cheap either but that's what you pay for the ready made convenience.
I might get a couple and try them too biggrin.gif

#4 Mumof2Pink

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:40 AM

No I'm in WA unfortunately.  I was thinking lots of roast veggies!

#5 asdf89

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

the prices are generally set by individual franchisee's - so you'll have to go to your local store to see their prices.

As a general rule, I think you're meant to allow 250 grams of meat per person = 2.250kg for adults (unsure about the age of the kids/how much they would eat) . But generally people like to binge a bit on Xmas day. They should be able to do you a 3kg one (or two small ones). Just reread your post - if you're serving a ham as well, a 2.3kg roll should be more than enough.

I've had the precooked rolled breast before = lovely. You can reheat it if you want to warm, or just slice and eat.

#6 Mumof2Pink

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

Thats what I was thinking.  I thought the Lenards ones might be a bit bigger than the Ingam ones but I think they are about the same size.  Oh well, I think I'd better buy two.  I'd hate to not have enough food and we can always eat leftovers (yummy!).

#7 Mumof2Pink

Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

Thanks everyone.  I'll go and ask the Lenards store how big their rolls are and go from there.  I'm having some ham as well mainly for my Dad - he loves ham and is not that keen on turkey.  Kids are 4, 4, 3 so wont eat a huge amount.  I think if I can get a 3kg roll and a medium ham, I should be fine.

#8 *melrose*

Posted 17 December 2012 - 01:20 PM

yep that should be lots. injoy.

#9 mumto3princesses

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:47 PM

We do the 2kg frozen turkey rolls and a half ham leg plus a few prawns. There are 5 adults and my 3 girls that eat it. We always have heaps left over.

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