[what I ate.] 1-7. April 2019

1. April

Coffee, some chocolates.

Potato latkes with spinach and a poached egg. Also, half a bagel with salmon and half with beef.

Shakshuka.

2. April – Flying to Catalonia

Coffee and a banana.

Instant noodles.

Strawberry smoothie.

Chicken pasta.

Hot cocoa on the plane.

Ice cream, water and potato chips.

3. April

Coffee, pa amb tomata (toast with tomato and garlic), omelette, some ham and a fig yoghurt.

Coffee and some pastry.

Plain yoghurt and some apple.

Nuts in dark chocolate as a mid-hike snack.

Couscous with meatballs in tomato sauce + some salad and bread.

Apple cake.

4. April

Coffee, yoghurt with honey, grains and nuts; pa amb tomata (toast with tomato and garlic), fried eggs and bacon.

Double chocolate Questbar.

Pasta carbonara and salad.

Some chicken.

Strawberries with sugar.

Dulce de leche ice cream.

5. April

Coffee, yoghurt with honey, grains and nuts; omelette and toast with chocolate spread.

A sports drink, a banana and some yōkan.

Asparagus soup.

Paella with rabbit, pork and sausages.

Pineapple cake.

6. April – flying back home

Coffee, orange juice, yoghurt with honey, grains and seeds; fried egg, some sausage and toast with chocolate spread.

Crappy airport food: a shitty tuna sandwich and even shittier pasta. Fucking expensive too.

Coffee, gummy bears, chicken nuggets and fries.

Gross. But I was in a bad mood.

Naked burger and salad.

7. April

Tuna salad and overcooked broccolini.

Greek yoghurt with passion fruit and seeds.

Quinoa with chicken, pesto, arugula, sprouts and seeds.

Some grapes.

[what I ate.] 18-24. March 2019

18. March

Coffee, oatmeal porridge with chia seeds, rye bread with salted salmon.

Cauliflower and broccoli stuffed meatloaf with cream sauce and some salad.

An apple and some sunflower seeds.

Cauliflower and broccoli stuffed meatloaf with cream sauce and rye bread with beef liver paté.

19. March

A salad with cottage cheese and tuna.

Borscht with sour cream and rye bread with beef liver paté.

A couple of chocolates from my co-worker.

Grapefruit and sunflower seeds.

Baked salmon and some salad.

A cinnamon roll, because I am weak.

20. March

Some pear with chia seeds.

I had lunch with Maarja J. at Gotsu. Started with a matcha latte.

Shared some kimchi mandu.

Pork kimchi stew and some rice.

Coffeeeeeh @ The Living Room Café

Baked some wholegrain banana muffins with walnuts and ate one too.

Baked salmon and some rye bread.

21. March

Coffee and a wholegrain banana-walnut muffin.

Rye bread with salted salmon and a boiled egg.

Some potato balls @ Kompressor I shared with Kadi.

A pancake with minced meat and cheese. I couldn’t finish it all.

Nashi pear and nuts in dark chocolate.

22. March

Nashi pear and some peanut butter.

Coffee, rye bread with avocado and salted salmon.

Some walnuts and a smoothie with spirulina and basil seeds.

Konnyaku noodles with vegetables.

23. March

Instant curry udon noodles.

Konnyaku noodles with vegetables.

An apple and some walnuts.

Fried beef liver and some salad.

24. March

Fried beef liver, a couple of boiled eggs, some rye bread and a cup of coffee.

Some kiwi fruit and walnuts.

Fried halloumi with rhubarb chutney my mom made, some steamed green beans, tomatoes and cucumber.

[what I ate.] 4-10. March 2019

4. March

Greek yoghurt with kiwifruit, banana and chia seeds.

Coffee and pistachio nuts in dark chocolate.

Minced meat soup with sour cream.

Sauerkraut patties with mayo, salted salmon and some salad.

5. March

Smoothie made with kiwifruit, banana, apple and chia seeds.

A delicious semla, cheese baked chicken and some salad.

Coffee, almond pastry.

More coffee and a very disappointing semla.

Sauerkraut patties with sour cream.

6. March

Coffee, seed bread with salted salmon.

Coffee and another delicious semla, because I was so angry at the crappy one I ate the previous evening.

Tried a slice of sweet ricotta bread. So delicious!

And another semla and more coffee.

Mashed cauliflower and green peas with baked chicken in spicy sauce.

7. March

Mashed cauliflower and green peas with baked chicken in spicy sauce.

Some sort of nut bar.

Smoothie with kiwifruit, apple, banana, spinach and chia seeds.

Sauerkraut-bacon patties with mayonnaise.

8. March

Blueberries, kiwifruit and peanut butter.

A dried fig, boiled egg and some tomatoes.

Coffee, rye bread with salted salmon.

Sunflower seeds.

Hmm, I seem to be missing my dinner photo. I had quinoa soup.

9. March

Coffee, buckwheat porridge with tuna.

A latte and maracuja and coconut bar.

Again, dinner pic missing. I had quinoa soup and rye bread with salted salmon and avocado.

10. March

Salty yuzu flavoured instant noodles.

Cauliflower and eggplant with konnyaku rice, sour cream and rye bread.

Some chocolates.

[what I ate.] 4 – 10 February 2019

4. February

Quail eggs with basil, toasted rye bread and a cup of coffee.

Wakame salad.

Sushi I shared with hubby and sis.

5. February

Forgot to take pics… 😦

6. February

Greek yoghurt with chia seeds and honey.

Spinach-avocado-mint smoothie.

Curried cauliflower soup.

Grapes.

7. February

Coffee, some apple and peanut butter.

Baked chicken, potatoes and broccoli.

8. February

Blueberries, coffee.

Some grapes, grapefruit and sunflower seeds.

Berry smoothie.

Konnyaku noodle wok with green beans, broccoli, mayonnaise and pine nuts.

Tea and almonds in chocolate.

9. February

Salad with tuna.

Some honey cake, peanut butter, apple and a cup of coffee.

Sauerkraut soup.

10. February

Coffee, two fried eggs, some cherry tomatoes and boiled beef tongue.

Greek yoghurt with raspberries.

Sauerkraut soup with sour cream, rye bread with liver paté.

[what I ate.] 21 – 27 January 2019

21. January

Breakfast was smoothie with berries, banana, linseed and soy milk. I am making a conscious effort to eat breakfast now, as it’s what the doctor recommended.

Baked salmon and simple carrot salad.

An apple and some almonds for a snack.

Tofu-spinach curry with quinoa and garlic sprouts.

22. January

Coffee, scrambled eggs with turmeric, garlic sprouts and nettle rye bread with salted salmon.

Half a tuna-rice pastry.

Turnip-cauliflower soup.

Cottage cheese with raspberries.

Tofu-spinach curry with quinoa and garlic sprouts.

23. January

Nettle rye bread with salted salmon and avocado.

Freeze dried raspberries and some pecans.

Broccoli soup.

Natural 12 crispi roll. This is a really nice snack treat.

Mashed cauliflower and green peas with baked white fish.

24. January

Buckwheat porridge and salted salmon.

Went to my favourite coffee shop for some great coffee and some manga time. @The Living Room Café

Broccoli soup.

Some grapefruit.

Konnyaku noodle wok with mung bean sprouts, cauliflower and green beans.

25. January

Toasted nettle rye bread with salted salmon and a cup of coffee.

A couple of Kalev’s cherry flavoured jelly candies.

Some sunflower seeds.

Smoothie with banana, persimmon, soy milk and linseed.

Tomato-white bean soup with fresh basil and toasted pine nuts and sunflower seeds.

26. January

Mostly egg white omelette with spinach and some cucumber.

Warabi mochi and some coffee.

Tomato-white bean soup with fresh basil.

Beetroot-chickpea patties with mayo, salad with orange and mung bean sprouts.

27. January

Greek yoghurt with honey, puffed millet and sunflower seeds. Also had some coffee.

A couple of beetroot-chickpea patties with some cucumber, tomato and a slice of toasted nettle rye bread.

A couple of these canapés with elk meat and marinated cucumber.

A slice of this raw cake that mom made. It had different nuts, dried dates, raspberries and passion fruit in it. It was good albeit really heavy to eat xD

[Noms.] Kalev cherry flavoured jelly candy

I don’t remember this candy from my childhood, so I am guessing it must be a newer addition to the shelves, but I think it has been there for a couple of years at least. Feel free to correct me if I am wrong. I tried looking up release dates for specific candies but didn’t find anything like that online. Anyway, I spotted it in the store the other day and thought that I haven’t tried that one before, so I grabbed it.

Ingredients: Sugar, glucose syrup, water, cocoa mass, cocoa butter, gelling agent furcellaran, acidity regulator (citric acid), apple puree, emulsifier (lecithin), flavourings. Chocolate 22% min.
Preservative free. May contain traces of different nuts, cereals containing gluten, egg and milk products.

Nutritional value per 100g:
Energy – (kJ/kcal) 1539/365
Fat – 7,6g of which saturates 4,6g
Carbohydrate: 71g or which sugars 59g
Protein – 0,9g
Salt – 0g

Nutritional value per 1 piece (approx.12g):
Energy – (kJ/kcal) 185/44
Fat – 0,9g of which saturates 0,6g
Carbohydrate: 8,5g or which sugars 7,1g
Protein – 0,1g
Salt – 0g

On the product page they describe the candy as follows: One of the sourest candies among the Kalev marmalade candies has an intense cherry flavour and is therefore suitable for those who are not too fond of very sweet candies.

The marmalade in the candy is super smooth and a bit gooey in texture. It feels like biting into a tiny chocolate covered morsel of smooth jam. Very pleasant mouthfeel.

It is slightly sour tasting when you first bite into it, yes, but mostly I think that the chocolate and the sugar overwhelm the sour taste quite fast. To me this is sweeter than I would normally like, but it is not bad, especially when paired with black coffee as I decided to do while tasting. I couldn’t eat more than a couple at once due to the sweetness.

The cherry flavour is nice, though I would like it to be more pronounced and not so hidden behind the general taste of sugar. I definitely don’t agree that this candy isn’t very sweet. Overall, it’s not bad at all for a small sweet treat in the middle of the day.

Will I buy/eat this candy again: I probably am not inclined to buy it again, but I would not turn it away if offered by someone.
Would I recommend this candy to others: Wouldn’t be my first recommendation, but if you like cherry flavours, sure, give it a try!

Have you tried this candy? If you have, let me know how you liked it 😀

More noms I have tried.

[what I ate.] 14 – 20 January 2019

14. January

Coffee, fish pastry with rice.

Cauliflower soup with roasted seeds and bacon crisps.

Coleslaw salad and some chicken.

Coffee and some dark chocolate with blueberries and nuts.

Sour plum flavoured gummies.

15. January

Curry udon with corn. So delicious!

Boiled wieners.

Roasted chicken and some salad.

Apple-berry pie.

16. January

A couple of bites of cheesecake.

A taste of some pastries.

Some beef stroganoff, beetroot salad and sugar snap peas.

Coffee, salad with roast chicken and mushrooms.

17. January

Roast chicken and salad.

Not sure if I ate anything else that day. I probably did, but apparently forgot to snap photos.

18. January

A couple of boiled eggs and some persimmon.

Rice with soy sauce and mushrooms.

Baked white fish with some tomato, cauliflower and garlic sprouts.

19. January

Buckwheat porridge with tuna.

Blueberries and coffee.

Some carrots and hummus.

Bubbly and Napoleon cake.

Instant noodles with chicken, broccoli and tomato.

Some chocolate-orange gelato.

20. January

A couple of boiled eggs, nettle rye bread with vegetable paste. Also, a cup of coffee.

Steamed cauliflower and green beans with katsuobushi and ponzu and a slice of nettle rye bread.

Boiled potatoes, salad and baked white fish.