[what I ate.] 16 – 22. July 2018

16. July

Coffee, a couple of chocolates left over from the previous day.

Ice cream.

A sandwich with ham.

A burrito with salted salmon, rice and veggies.

More ice cream, because it was so damn hot.

17. July

Coffee, a sandwich with salted salmon and another one with ham.

Spinach smoothie.

Coffee and a cheese pastry.

Spinach-kiwi smoothie, sandwich with ham, and miso soup with nori and rice.

Ice cream.

18. July

Coffee, sandwich with ham.

Blueberry cake.

I made a cute mini sandwich 😀

Spinach smoothie.

Smoked flounder and some salad.

Coffee and some chocolate chip cookies.

Complimentary coffee at a nail salon.

Sushi for dinner. Yum!

19. July

Coffee and a chocolate chip cookie.

Melon-watermelon-pineapple ice cream.

Instant noodles with sour cream.

Potato chips.

20. July

A cheese pastry.

Cheesecake with strawberry jam.

Potato-sprat casserole with salad.

Some candies.

Berry smoothie.

Tuna sandwich.

Banana-coconut pastry.

21. July

Cheesecake with strawberry jam.

A cucumber sandwich and coffee.

Buckwheat porridge and a cheese-sausage sandwich.

Some watermelon.

Dark cherry ice cream.

Pancakes with fresh strawberry jam.

22. July

Coffee, porridge.

Some gooseberries.

Vegetable soup.

Green smoothie.

Coffee, tomato-sausage sandwiches.

Another green smoothie and a chicken sandwich.

Isle of Dogs… 22. April 2018

 Enoki mushroom-broccolini miso soup and a grilled sandwich with ham, cheese and tomato.

 Two Nutella sandwiches.

 Garlic tomato soup with quinoa and tortellini.

In the evening we went to see “Isle of Dogs” with hubby. WOW what a masterpiece of a movie! It was so beautiful, heart-warming and humorous. I enjoyed it immensely! And to think how much work went into this movie! My respect to all the artists who worked on this 🙂

Exploding Kittens… 21. April 2018

 Fried eggs and broccolini.

 Coffee and a grilled sandwich with ham, cheese and tomato.

Kadi and Kerttu were over and we had some fun by assembling Japanese DIY candy kits. I’m glad I was feeling healthy again, because it would have been such a bummer to cancel the event. After the candy we played Exploding Kittens, a card game, for a while and it was very fun 😀

 This one was a cute one 😀 We pushed some soft candy into molds and made some adorable candy veggies. They tasted good too.

 Foam candies with nonpareils and chocolate sauce. The green one was melon flavoured and the pink one was cherry. These flavours were one of the best ones out of different ones I’ve tried so far with this type of kit.

 Foamy ice cream in a cone. This one was very bad, it tasted like baking soda and cardboard.

 A gummy skull from Kerttu.

 Some watermelon.

 Adorable and yummy chocolates we made with another kit 😀

 Dinner was mixed rice with enoki mushroom and broccolini miso soup.

 Forest berry juice and a lemon-white chocolate cookie and a pecan cookie that Kerttu provided for dessert.

Tomb Raider… 10. April 2018

 Omelette with garlic sprouts, some tomatoes and cucumber.

 Chocolate ice cream.

 Miso soup with broccoli and sour cream.

 Spicy rice with potatoes, carrots and tofu and some salad with mushrooms and garlic sprouts.

 Frozen yoghurt with crisps, marshmallows and blueberries.

We went to see the new “Tomb Raider” movie in the evening. I liked this interpretation of Lara Croft a lot. The movie was very enjoyable and fun.

We got married!… 28. March 2018

Sorry for being absent for a while, but life got busy and then I wasn’t at home for a long period of time. My boyfriend of 8 years and I got married on our anniversary 😀

 Quick morning breakfast was rice and miso soup.

After I picked up our wedding cake and boyfriend went and got me a bouquet of flowers, we headed to the cornily nicknamed Happiness Palace to get married. It was just the two of us as it’s how we wanted to do it. It was our anniversary which has always been a private event for us.

Before the ceremony we had a photographer take some photos for us at the waiting room:

 Me and my love.

 ♥

 I loved the colour of the roses so much.

 😀

After the photography session, we had a short meeting with our wedding officiator about the proceedings. Apparently a simple ceremony is customary for everyone even if you just are there to sign the papers :p We agreed on a few sweet words and then for the marriage contract to be read to us as the ceremony proceedings.

A sweet touch that we added was that we brought our own music for the ceremony (because apparently if you didn’t you would get Beatles on a pan flute xD). We picked this song – Dir en grey “Ain’t afraid to die” – and it gave us many a giggle when it started playing in the ceremony room:

 Feeling giddy.

 I was so nervous I hardly remember what was said to us during the ceremony xD

 Mrs. and Mr. Paas 😀

 ♥

After the ceremony we went to a restaurant called Mimosa to have lunch.

 Kali and a mimosa.

 Snack selection – hummus, smoked fish mousse, two-fish cheviche, beef tartar, cheese. All of this was super delicious.

 Hubby ate their daily special (cutlets and vegetable gratin) and I had a green salad with fried mushrooms, crispy carrot and an oven-baked tomato sauce which was also very tasty.

After lunch we drove to Laulasmaa Spa for a day of bathing and relaxation. First we started by eating some of our wedding cake at our hotel room:

 Raspberry-cream cheese brownie cake from Killuke Kooki.

 There was also a fruit and chocolate platter waiting for us in our room 😀

Anyhow, then I got a foot procedure and afterwards there was a massage session for the both of us. All super relaxing. Later we enjoyed the rest of the spa- bubble baths, an onsen, salt sauna and steam sauna etc.

 Our day ended with a three-course meal in their local restaurant called Wicca. Hubby’s mocktail and my cocktail.

 This was a greeting appetizer Baltic herring. Sadly, it wasn’t very good, but mostly because I don’t enjoy this type of fish very much.

 Main appetizer- slow-cooked beef liver, spicy plum jam, pickled red onion, sea-buckthorn meringue and rhubarb meringue. The liver was oh so tender and lovely.

 Main course- potato and leek croquettes, mushroom cream and wild mushrooms. This was delicious, albeit the croquettes being a bit too oily for my liking.

 Dessert was coffee and an ice-cold cream cheesecake on raspberry cookie with raspberry sauce. Super yummy. Indrek had a crumbly pastry basket with vanilla cream and currant compote.

It was a lovely and a memorable day 😀

A long day at work… 27. February 2018

 Miso soup with rice and wakame.

 A cheese roll and some coffee.

 Cauliflower-chickpea soup and a quark pastry for dessert.

 Minced meat and buckwheat with some oven baked beetroot and carrots + sour cream and mayonnaise.

 A tiny piece of delicious banana-chocolate cake.