Good job, have some lemonade… 25-26. April 2017

25. April

 Coffee and carrots

 Pesto pasta and salad. I was not happy with the “salad” so I took it back to the kitchen and demanded some cucumber and tomato in it. Also, is it strange to want to eat a salad with pasta? The chef sure thought so, because apparently the pasta was already green :p

 Spicy barley and potato stew with sour cream + a sausage sandwich

 Coffee and Karl Fazer Rio De Janeiro Mint & Choco Drops infused in milk chocolate

26. April

 Coffee, a strawberry kohuke and two cranberry kohuke

 Coconut-lime smoothie bar

 Spicy barley and potato soup with sour cream

 Coffee and chocolates

 Buckwheat with chanterelle sauce, tomato-sour cream salad and some marinated cucumber

 Realist ginger-peppermint lemonade

To the wilderness… 23. April 2017

 Coffee and banana muffins

 Red currant juice, boiled potatoes, roast pork and some marinated cucumber

 Shared this whole hazelnuts Ritter Sport with my boyfriend

*

We drove to Uulu, because firewood needed to be made for the winter. I mostly tagged along so I could get out of the city for a change. I left my family to do the firewood thing and took a long long walk in the nearby woods and the sea-side. In my defence, I really really really don’t like being near chainsaws, so I wouldn’t have been much help with the work anyway. I helped to make the food for the working folk later, so I guess I wasn’t completely useless.

 Lead the way

 Dad

 Grandfather and boyfriend

 Grandmother

 Sawdust

 Boils

 Men at work

 Dead leaf

 Willow catkins

 Eurasian jay

 Sticky life

 Taking flight

 Swan over the bulwark

 Grace

 Swans are beautiful

A work day and a birthday party… 14-15. April 2017

14. April

 Coffee and kinako flavoured Black Thunder chocolate

 A couple of biter of four grain porridge

 Sweet potato fries, fried eggs, bacon and salad @ Koloniaal

 Buckwheat-cabbage stew with a fried egg and sour cream

15. April

 Coffee, sandwiches with sausage

 I had friends over for a belated birthday party. On the table was: haggis flavoured potato chips, sour cream and onion potato chips, cheese, chocolate, different pastries, tuna onigiri, carrots, cucumber and marinated cucumber, bread crisps, grapes 😀

 Saku Antwärk cloudberry and lime cider that was super delicious, Saku Manchester beer

 Birthday candles 😀

It was great seeing all my friends ♥

Lovely birthday… 9. April 2017

It was my birthday 😀 I am now level 31. It was also my little brother’s birthday, he turned 10.

 For breakfast, I had half a pack of these cherries in chocolate.

Then my boyfriend and I went to a Japanese restaurant called YUI for lunch. We arrived about 10 minutes before they were officially open, because we messed up and looked up the opening hours for Saturday instead of Sunday. Oops. However, the waiting staff was super nice and didn’t send us back out of the door 😀

 My lovely lunch date ♥

We ordered a lot of food! xD

 First we shared some tempura (battered and deep-fried seafood/vegetables), which I must say is the best you can get in Tallinn as far as I am concerned. There was tempura prawns, salmon and assorted veggies with matcha and curry salt.

 Then we shared these tuna-mayo maki rolls.

 Prawn creamy croquettes which were oh so creamy and tasty!

 Miso soup

I had a tonkatsu o-bentou (fried pork lunchbox meal), which had rice with more tempura, wakame salad, breaded pork cutlet and a couple of sushi bites.

 Look how happy this food made me ;D

 A taiyaki (fish shaped cake with sweet bean filling) with honey and ice cream. Never did I imagine I could one day eat taiyaki in Estonia. It’s like a dream come true.

 Boyfriend had tofu blancmange with matcha ice-cream as a dessert.

 Yui was a great. The atmosphere was lovely, the service swift and polite, and the food delicious. The tastes were so nostalgic and made me miss Japan 😦

We took a hour long walk in Kadiroru park and the seaside after lunch.

 Birdies

 A pretty swan

 Mr. Spock

Later in the evening we went bowling with my family and a bunch of my brother’s friends. This was also fun 😀

 Bowling-oni

 Having a celebratory drink

 I had a great birthday for sure 😀

Working girl…3. April 2017

 Combined corn cereal and puffed rice cereal with milk

 Peko x Sanrio Characters Strawberry Party chocolates… and coffee 😀

 A pancake stuffed with ham and cheese + some uugra on the side @ Koloniaal

 Delicious quark doughnuts that my bosslady made 😀

 Mashed potatoes with turkey sauce and some salad