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Postby rufio89 » Thu May 28, 2009 8:42 am

Right, my friend is visiting for the weekend in a few weeks and I made a rather foolish comment of saying i was an "awesome" cook, so she's insisting I cook something "amazing" for her.

I have NO idea what to make, haha, does anyone have any suggestions for something that might look quite fancy, but that isnt too hard? I can cook, but I'm having a total blank of what to make
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Re: Cooking

Postby Skarlet » Thu May 28, 2009 8:45 am

What sort of things? I know a really quick recipe for a pork or beef stroganoff which is really nice served with tagliatelle. I got it from channel4.com/food under quick recipes. There is also a great vegetarian food blog at www.101cookbooks.com which has some really brilliant innovative salad/stirfry recipes that would be good.
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Re: Cooking

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Thu May 28, 2009 8:49 am

My bf made me a nice 3 course meal a few weeks ago - he got his recipes from the BBC web site...It think it was something like http://www.bbc.co.uk/food
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Re: Cooking

Postby rufio89 » Thu May 28, 2009 8:51 am

What did he make Dipsy?
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Re: Cooking

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Thu May 28, 2009 8:56 am

Very romantic nachos for starters lol (I think I'd rather have picked something more romantic but because I had a MAJOR nacho addiction last year I got nachos), Crab cakes in a butter sauce with salad and rice for me (he had chicken), and then sticky toffee pudding. He made it all from scratch; I helped by stiring :).
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Re: Cooking

Postby rufio89 » Thu May 28, 2009 8:59 am

:)

I'm gonna do lots of thinking, I go on the BBC food websites sometimes, so I will take a lot.

tbh, it probably doesnt have to be THAT impressive, her "cooking" amounts to cheese on toast and jacket potatoes.
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Re: Cooking

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Thu May 28, 2009 9:01 am

You could always made Lasagne, bolognese, chilli....they are simple yet tasty.
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Re: Cooking

Postby rufio89 » Thu May 28, 2009 9:03 am

yeah I could make lasagne... thats not too hard, and then I could have some nice salad and garlic bread...


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Re: Cooking

Postby Skarlet » Thu May 28, 2009 9:04 am

Lasagne is always good! It sounds like a really good plan.
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Re: Cooking

Postby Weasley » Thu May 28, 2009 9:34 am

My mom makes lasagne with potato wedges. She cuts the potatos in to really thick wedges, puts them on a tray with cracked black pepper and olive oil and roasts them until they are crispy. We then make garlic mayo by crushing a garlic clove and adding it to the mayo with a tiny bit of double cream. Served with garlic bread and a side salad...amazing!
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Re: Cooking

Postby rufio89 » Thu May 28, 2009 9:35 am

mmm that sounds lovely Weasley, might make that. :)
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Re: Cooking

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Thu May 28, 2009 10:12 am

I agree, the garlic mayo sounds lovely too.

Garlic makes me feel ill afterwards though, but I like eating it still :oops:
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Re: Cooking

Postby captainf » Thu May 28, 2009 10:18 pm

How about something simple like Spaghetti Bolognese? It looks and tastes great and is so easy to cook! Its my favourite :D
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