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When adding a recipe it would be great if you could say a few words about the recipe and why you like it. If you want to share your experience of lockdown or quarantine then feel free to - ideally your recipes should be something you cooked during your lockdown. Also, if you can, include a picture!
Thanks for taking the time to do this folks, in my dream world this cookbook will give some comfort or at least be a positive distraction for isolated people around the world and, if we get enough recipes, it might raise a bit of money for Doctors Without Borders too. #Jiayou加油 #AndraTuttoBene
Nonna's Tomato Sauce
Granny's Oaty Bars
James' Thai Soup
Spicy Butternut Squash and Chickpea Couscous
Pelau (from Trinidad and Tobago)
French Apple Tarte
Teita's Kibbeh Bil Sanieh (Baked Kibbeh)
Spicy Rhubarb and Apple Compote
James' Soda Bread
Nonna's Tomato SauceThis recipe feels, smells and tastes like home. It is the core of most of my family's meals in Italy and has been passed down from generation to generation. I remember being five years old, standing on a stool and my nonna (grandma) teaching me to stir her tomato sauce with a wooden spoon. It's really simple, easy and extremely comforting. I'm currently working from home as per the UK government's instructions so having a yummy tomato sauce that is versatile and reminds me of those I love is comforting as well as helpful as a base for creative dishes. It's not resource intensive and makes the house smell divine.
Granny's Oaty BarsI make these oaty bars regularly for my grandson. Because of this sodding virus I am going to have self isolate for however long I can bear it. I will miss him dreadfully. I made these oaty bars yesterday as a bye-bye present for him. Submitted by: "Jeannie Mackie"
James' Thai SoupGreat recipe when you are feeling crap as it doesn't involve a lot of prep or time and it freezes well too. You can substitute out almost anything you are missing. Submitted by: "James Ball"
Spicy Butternut Squash and Chickpea CouscousMy mother has been making this recipe since I was a little girl. It's an easy recipe which uses mostly store cupboard ingredients and is great when you fancy something tasty and comforting. Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (ElenaEgawhary)"
Pelau (from Trinidad and Tobago)This recipe is a quintessential Trinidadian meal. It is fast and easy to make. It is very customizable. Use most meats except, fish or lamb or goat. But beef cubes, pork cubes, salted meats and chicken are usually used. If you can't find pigeon peas... leave it out. There's really no wrong way to make pelau. Submitted by: "Timothy"
ParmigiagnaThis is a mother-daughter invention which we like more than lasagne. It makes a delicious meat-free meal and reminds us of home. Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
French Apple TarteA lot less sugar than most cakes and plenty of fruit make this an almost guilt-free treat Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
Teita's Kibbeh Bil Sanieh (Baked Kibbeh)This is not straightforward to make and took me a few tries until I got it right. It's very meatloaf like (sorry to the vegetarians) but reminds me of my Teita and sitting at the children's table in her kitchen. Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
Spicy Rhubarb and Apple CompoteGreat for breakfast or as a quickie simple dessert Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
Beer BreadIf you want to do home bread baking but have spotted all the yeast etc is sold out (or don’t have much time), beer bread is very much worth a go and is CRAZILY easy Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
James' Soda BreadEveryone bothering with sourdough for bread because there’s no yeast. It’s fine if you’re into it, but for everyone else it’s two weeks’ work for your first half decent loaf. What you want is soda bread. Five mins prep, and you can eat it within an hour of starting. Submitted by: "Quarantined Folk (Quarantined Folk)"
Swedish meatballsThis makes about 50-60 meatballs - you can also half the recipe if you want to make a smaller batch. Submitted by: "Helena Bengtsson"
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This community cookbook was created as space for quarantined friends to post their recipes whilst in lockdown. During the lockdown, we have "unlocked" this cookbook so you can see all the recipes. We will be adding recipes to our cookbook throughout this time. To our recipe submitters: When adding a recipe it would be great if you could say a few words about the recipe and why you like it. If you want to share your experience of lockdown or quarantine then feel free to - ideally your recipes should be something you cooked during your lockdown. Also, if you can, include a picture! Thanks for taking the time to do this folks, in my dream world this cookbook will give some comfort or at least be a positive distraction for isolated people around the world and, if we get enough recipes, it might raise a bit of money for Doctors Without Borders too. #Jiayou加油 #AndraTuttoBene