Monday, 28 January 2013

what's for dinner, week 5/2013

the first course of the fantastic Saturday dinner at our friends' place 

Monday: what ever is in the fridge pureed vegetable soup (squash, leek, celery, parsley root, parsnip, garlic, fresh parsley, a tiny bit of chorizo, creme fraiche, stock cubes, black pepper and ground cumin)
Tuesday: chicken tortilla soup (one of the first dinners I learnt to make - I will post the recipe soon)
Wednesday: pan fried cod filets, spinach and chickpeas (side dish inspired by the recipe on page 34 in this Rema 1000 leaflet)
Thursday: beef stir fry
Friday: salmon sashimi

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What we actually had for dinner last week:

Monday: a salad made of chicken leftovers from Sunday + mixed lettuce, mango, red onion, snap peas, sweet chili sauce and rice
Tuesday: vegetable soup salad leftovers from Monday in tortillas
Wednesday: white beans, tomato and feta salad pasta bolognese
Thursday (at my parents' place): this cusk dish
Friday (at my parents' place): fresh shrimp sandwiches
Saturday (at our friends' place): a fantastic four course dinner with tuna, mojito granita, duck and an ice cream kind of dessert + Champagne, of course!
Sunday: homemade meatballs, roasted potato wedges and store bought fresh tortellini filled with spinach and ricotta

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about this project

- every Monday I post the week's menu
- I also post what we actually had for dinner the passed week (because it is fun to see if we actually followed the plan)
- there might be links to recipes, but the menu will mostly just be basic ideas for the dinners
- Saturday and Sunday dinners will often not be planned ahead because we have a habit of buying whatever looks good in the store when we are out grocery shopping Saturday morning
- each post will be illustrated with one of my food related photos, either from my archives or a new one


  1. i love following your what's for dinner posts. they're always inspring me with new, easy recipes. and it's fun to see what actually happened....what with our busy busy lives!

  2. Wow, the first one is so pretty!



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