Foodie Throwbacks

Here are some of my favourite food related memories and experiences: The Zilli’s Burger I believe Zilli’s back home has closed now- much to my despair. However the memory of this burger lives on. Especially the confusing moment when the waiter though Mum had ordered a chicken AND beef burger, since chicken was also listed…

Breakfast

I try to alternate each day between a really high protein breakfast like scrambled eggs or smoked mackerel, followed by an apple with peanut butter, and my ‘superfood porridge’. Which I haven’t yet decided if is too delicious and indulgent to be a regular breakfast event. Superfood Porridge Whole oats, with 50% milk, 50% water…

Best lunch ever

I have stumbled across a Scandinavian tradition of open sandwiches with a huge array of toppings ranging from beef, to apple, stilton and hazelnuts, which sound truly delightful. Especially the Danish ‘Smørrebrød’ which I believe loosely translates to ‘butter bread, in that it has to have a thick layer of butter to support such indulgent…

Winter-One-Pots

Catching up with some meals I made last semester, and the last few weeks. Semester 2 food also featured an interesting grilled salmon, pineapple, spinach & mushroom risotto with wild rice, and a chickpea, mushroom, spinach, walnuts and white wine “toast topper” – which I forgot to document in photos. You may have guessed I…

Student Food (so it begins)

I figure that excessively shopping and cooking during welcome week in order to inundate my teeny-tiny freezer with budget-sized portions of actual real food, may stand me in good stead for the busy term to come. Mushroom Risotto Onion, mushrooms, risotto rice, chicken stock, garlic, wine, parsley, S&P, olive oil, parmesan Sweat chopped onions &…