Monday, 18 February 2013

what's for dinner, week 8

first course, Saturday

Monday: what ever is in the fridge beef salad made of leftover beef tenderloin from Saturday, carrots, red onion, red bell pepper, spinach, squash and pesto
Tuesday: broccoli and kale soup
Wednesday: fish gratin, boiled potatoes and shredded raw carrots
Thursday: spaghetti with tomato sauce (inspired by this) and parmesan
Friday: Tuscan white bean soup

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What we actually had for dinner last week:

Monday: stew with leftover meat from Saturday + potatoes, carrots, broccoli, red onion, mushrooms and rowan berry jelly on the side
Tuesday: baked salmon and a salad of mixed lettuce, apple, red onion, avocado and balsamic vinegar
Wednesday: broccoli and kale soup Grandiosa frozen pizza
Thursday: skrei, spinach and chickpeas (side dish inspired by the recipe on page 34 in this Rema 1000 leaflet) first course: fresh shrimp sandwiches, main course: roasted beef tenderloin, spinach/red onion/garlic, gravy
Friday: fresh shrimp sandwiches
Saturday (with guests): first course: cusk, bacon, spinach, garlic dill sauce, main course: roasted beef entrecote with fresh rosemary and tarragon, potatoes and red bell pepper, dessert: almond cake with chocolate buttercream frosting
Sunday: mussel soup

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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

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