I do love summer. This week I’ve bought a whole watermelon and I’m looking forward to that wonderful fresh taste. I might blend some and make some watermelon ice lollies! Yummy! Menu Monday Smoked salmon, cheese and crackers. Tuesday Gammon, egg, chips, peas. Wednesday Tuna and pasta. Thursday Aberdeen Angus burgers, salad. Friday Orzo salad…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 21
Menu Monday Smoked mackerel salad. Tuesday Hampshire pork steaks and chips. Wednesday Halloumi, mushroom and collard greens pasta. Thursday Roast chicken thighs, roasted vegetables. Friday Smoked salmon pasta. Saturday Tofu stir fry. Sunday Roast lamb, mashed potato, vegetables.
The permanent roommate gets to fly out to Naples this week for work. Alright for some – while I spend my week in the grey and cloudy Midlands he’ll get to sample some culinary delights in the sunshine. We were supposed to take delivery of some new pet chickens this week but sadly a new…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 20
I totally forgot to have a meat-free day last week so this week I’m going to try and make up for it with two. Last time we had a halloumi experiment it went down really well so this week I’m going to try doing something slightly more unusual than just “fry halloumi slice, insert into…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 18
Two weeks of working later are starting to wear down my enthusiasm for cooking lovely, hearty, healthy dinners. There’s still Easter chocolate to dispose of and I still haven’t used up all of last week’s turkey. The wings and legs and leftover breast meat has been relegated to the freezer while we have a bit…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 17
Easter’s coming up this weekend! The Permanent Roommate and I are going to visit my parents, who live many many miles away. My baby sister turns 18, my grandmother turns 90 and so everyone is descending on a tiny corner of Wales for the celebrations. This year I haven’t bought my household any Easter…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 15
Spring has arrived with a vengeance in this little corner of England. The sun is warm, the birds are noisy and the flowers are plentiful. It’s making me hopeful for a lovely summer in 2017 and making me think of lovely light summery foods. Lots of salad and fresh vegetables. I’ve also done something either…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 14