Monthly Archives: April 2020

Lockdown Day 34 (Monday)

SUPPERSteak with pepper sauce – see recipe belowNew potatoes from Riverford Steak with pepper sauce This has to be the best supper for one, or two, and as I don’t often eat red meat it feels like a treat (and … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 32 (Saturday)

LUNCHBrown rice and courgette salad Cook a batch of brown rice – this will keep for a few days in the fridge and provide the basis of lunch or supper. Fry a courgette in butter. Make a salad dressing with … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 27 (Monday)

LUNCH Scrambled eggs and toast I discovered the final series of The Good Place on Netflix and bingewatched. Homeschooling starts again today for many people. For younger children (aged 2-4) this is a fantastic website started since lockdown by a … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 16 (Thursday)

LUNCHHoumous and toast SUPPERLeftover lasagne Barely worth posting today as our eating has been so unadventurous.Boris Johnson has come out of intensive care. Great relief for everyone as now they can pretend he’s working and avoid having to work out … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 15 (Wednesday)

LUNCH boiled eggs and toastleftover chips from last night (not very nice) SUPPER Lasagne – see RECIPE belowGreens, roughly chopped and cooked in a little water with a lump of butter. Sprinkle with sea salt. Lasagne – RECIPE I hardly … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 14 (Tuesday)

LUNCHDahl with a handful of chopped greens stirred into it(leftover soup from yesterday which had become very thick)Oat cakes and peanut butterGrapes SUPPERBacon and mushroom ‘risotto’ – see RECIPE belowBroad beans Bacon and mushroom ‘risotto’ – RECIPE This isn’t really … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 13 (Monday)

LUNCHRed lentil soup – see RECIPE SUPPERI went out on my bike and passed the fish and chip shop, still open so we had really delicious cod and chips for supper. Felt like such a treat. RED LENTIL SOUP – … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 12 (Sunday)

LUNCH Minestrone – see RECIPE belowBread and butterSliced oranges with yogurt SUPPERLamb curry – see RECIPE belowWhite basmati rice – see RECIPE Lamb curry – Recipe There is still frozen cooked lamb left in the freezer from my birthday party … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 10 (Friday)

LUNCHBaked potatoesGrated cheese SUPPER Charlie Bingham’s Meatballs & PastaGreens and broad beansAnzac Biscuits – see RECIPE below Very basic food today and not much cooking. I did make Anzac Biscuits to send to a good friend, if I can justify … Continue reading

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Lockdown Day 9 (Thursday)

LUNCHBoiled eggs and toast. SUPPERStir fry with prawns – see RECIPE belowWhite basmati rice – see RECIPE below STIR FRY WITH PRAWNS – RECIPE – SERVES 2 This is a quick stir fry, the idea is that you can use … Continue reading

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