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#1 unicorn

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:31 PM

We are going to a get together on Saturday for a park lunch, BBQ facilities are available. Some of these ladies can put on a good spread so I would like to take something a little less common than your bog standard salad.
Hit me with your fave designed to impress dishes. I will shop for ingredients tomorrow and put together Saturday morning.

#2 baking101

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:53 PM

My fave salad at the moment is Pea, Fetta and Spinach.

You cook frozen peas, drain and rinse in cool water.
Plonk them in a bowl, throw in spinach leaves, chopped mint and crumbled fetta. Dress with lemon and olive oil. It's so yummy! It's good with bacon, cooled chicken or grilled salmon but totally fine as is.

Have fun!

#3 Charlie & Lola

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:12 PM

Make a frittata mix and cook in muffin tins. Spray muffin tin with canola spray.
Fill mufffin holes 3/4 of the way with roast potato & pumpkin pieces, chopped sundried tomatoes, fetta, olives and spinach leaves.
Mix 8 eggs, 1/2 cup of cream, 1/2 a cup of flour and a cup of grated tasty cheese in a jug and pour over other ingredients.
Cook at 180 for about 25 minutes.
Take a relish to serve with.

#4 jo-v

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:19 PM

I make bocincini sticks, thread baby bocincini, fresh basil, roasted red pepper and cherry tomato on cocktail sticks and serve with around a small bowl of balsamic vinegar.

Really easy and always go down a storm.

#5 FeralBee

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:20 PM

Ferrero Rochere cheesecake? (I haven't actually tried this recipe, someone in another thread just made me thinkbof it somehow)

#6 Lokum

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:30 PM

Leave the penis out of the ferrero rocher cheesecake if you want people to eat it.

#7 Jessley2

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:35 PM


#8 watching the clock

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:39 PM

We love Jamie Oliver's Best Pasta made fresh on the day tastes best


#9 Imaginary friend

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:59 PM

Charlie&Lola, would you use plain or SR flour?
Would like to try out your veggie muffins on weekend.

#10 Charlie & Lola

Posted 14 February 2013 - 11:10 PM

Self Raising Flour. I make these hen ever we have a roast with the left over veggies, so easy and yum and you can put anything in - corn, peas, broccoli, mushrooms...

#11 ~iMum~

Posted 14 February 2013 - 11:51 PM

The coconut kale salad from MKR last night looked fantastic:


Or maybe tex mex raw salad: http://quirkycooking.blogspot.com.au/2012/...corn-salad.html

#12 Imaginary friend

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:06 AM

thanks for that Charlie & Lola - sorry, another question - aprox how many muffins would that make in quantities of 8 egg mixture?

Depends on size of muffin cases,  I suppose?

might try half quantity first as a trial original.gif

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