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summer recipes ideas please
help needed please

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#1 *melrose*

Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:35 PM

Ok so it's another hot day here in Brisbane, so i am on the look out for some nice easy summer recipes ideas.

All i ideas needed please biggrin.gif

#2 intrigued

Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:42 PM

Cold soups like gazpacho or a cucumber, avocado yoghurt soup

Salads - I like them with a bit of fruit in them (watermelon, feta & mint; with mango pieces or grilled peaches), some cheese (feta, haloumi). Sunflower seats or pinenuts sprinkled on top are also nice..
BBQ fish, prawns, meat to go with the salads

#3 Nell31

Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

I'm cooking this fish recipe tonight with a simple salad.

chicken, pancetta & rocket salad - I also add avocado and fetta

haloumi & avocado salad

I'm also in Brissie, so over this heat!

#4 *melrose*

Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:08 PM

Anymore ideas please? biggrin.gif

#5 MissButtercup

Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

I'd suggest a nice fresh salad and BBQ meat - how about chicken breast tossed in oil, all spice, oregano and a little lemon rind with tzatziki and a rocket, pear and Parmesan salad?

#6 2littledarlings

Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

We had those porcupine meat balls done in the slow cooker tonight, had them in wraps with salad. Easy and everyone liked it

#7 9ferals

Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:34 PM

Here's my new favourite - it is a warm cooked meal but the rice cooker does all the work.

I use chicken thighs cut into two or three instead of Marylands and garlic and ginger from a jar (the horror!). Last time I added a diced carrot for a bit more veggie goodness and served it with broccoli steamed in the microwave.

#8 Silver Girl

Posted 21 January 2013 - 05:45 PM

Antipasto platter: Turkish bread with hummus, tzatziki, canned corn, baby beets, gherkins,  salad, 4 bean mix, salad leaves, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, avocado etc.

Edited by Silver Girl, 21 January 2013 - 05:45 PM.

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