Oops… 16. October 2017

Uh… I lost some of my photos. I think I absentmindedly deleted them before downloading them to my computer. So, there were no photos for 14-15. October 😦 Therefore the skip to 16th.

 Pelmeni with sour cream

 Curry noodles with sour cream and marinated garlic-cucumber salad

 A cup of coffee and semolina mousse with milk

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Bread progress… 9. October 2017

 Quark with raspberries and a cup of coffee.

 Pelmeni with sour cream.

 Vegetable and mushroom soup with sour cream.

 I made another attempt at baking rye bread. The last time the bread didn’t rise at all and I basically burnt it xD This time it rose nicely and I managed to not burn it. However, it was a bit too moist inside still. I need to buy myself an oven thermometer, because I can’t be sure how hot my oven gets and I think that is a part of the problem why my baking tends to go wrong. Anyway, this is the best rye bread I have managed so far- it actually looks like bread and it tasted good 🙂

I am back… 1. September 2017

I found myself a new place to host my photos and even though I haven’t restored all my blog posts yet, I thought I could continue posting new things while working on the backlog. For a while I was so angry at the entire Photobucket bullshit that I couldn’t even read anyone else’s blogs without becoming upset again. I didn’t take any photos of my food either.

Anyhow, I’ve found motivation again to continue my project. I think the small break did me good actually.

 Rice with tuna, assorted nuts and seeds, and soy sauce

 Cardamom biscuits

Rice with chicken sauce, beef sauce, vegetable sauce + some spring rolls @ Josie’s place. There was board games and food. I watched others play as I am not too fond of playing board games, especially games like Catan etc. I was also a bit out of it, feeling tired, because of the two 15h shifts I had pulled on the previous days. It was fun though just watching others play while I sipped my beer (of which I forgot to take a photo).

 Blueberry cake

 Pelmeni

How have you been, dear readers, while I was gone?

Töö ja jaanid… 22-23. June 2017

22. June

 NuGo FIBER d’LISH peanut chocolate chip energy bar and some coffee. The energy bar was okay, but not one of my faves.

 A cheese roll

 Oatmeal porridge by cinnamon and honey

 Custard flavoured Choco Aanpan snacks and more coffee

 Salmon pasta with some salad

 Jäämari chocolate ice cream

 Pelmeni with sour cream

 Oven baked potato slices

23. June

 Coffee, chocolate cake

 I baked some bread with black sesame seeds. It turned out fantastic.

 Coffee, different crisps, some salad and grilled chicken. Later I had a couple of grilled sausages too.

 Strawberries. Sadly, these ones didn’t have much of a taste.

We spent the Midsummer’s Eve at our friend’s place. We had a small bonfire, grilled some meat and just hung out. We got home at a semi-decent hour which was pretty remarkable for Midsummer’s Eve xD

 Valvavad lõket

From Saaremaa with love… 12-13. June 2017

12. June

 Pelmeni with sour cream

 Coffee and a potato-bacon pastry

 Sweet cherries

 Spaghetti with minced meat sauce

I went second-hand shopping with a girl from work. We also got some stuff for work, so it was a semi-business outing I guess xD

13. June

 Coffee and milk chocolate coated hazelnuts

 Magus Mull apple-lemon lemonade

 Sweet potato fries, boiled eggs, fried bacon, some water kimchi

 Rhubarb cake

 Pasta with bacon and mushrooms

 Cheese roll (I ate 3 of those :s )

It was a funny story with the rhubarb cake. Some people came to the café and asked if they could eat their own cake there if they bought drinks from me. Apparently, a grandfather had come to visit his grandkids from Saaremaa and had brought them the cake from grandmother. Now I know it’s generally considered a no-no to go to a food establishment with your own food, but first of all, how could I deny people a chance to eat their grandmother’s cake in a comfy setting? And secondly, I could have either turned them away and sold less coffee that day or let them eat their cake and sell more coffee. I think the latter was only logical. Also, I got a slice of cake too and wow, that was some delicious rhubarb cake indeed. Good work, grandmother from Saaremaa.

End of the trip… 26-27. May 2017

26. May

 Breakfast at the hostel: waffles with peanut butter and Nutella, sausage sandwich, some cheese, a boiled egg and a cup of coffee

 More waffles and some fruit

 Iced lattes

 Chocolate-coffee cake

 Some sandwiches for dinner

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Second day in Uppsala. We did more walking around the town and visited The Uppsala University Palaeontology Museum, which was awesome. All these old animal and dinosaur bones and fossils were fascinating… and also really really scary to me xD History frightens me and I get scared in museums, even though I absolutely love visiting those places.

In the evening, we caught another overnight boat back to Estonia. It was a great trip, I loved it a lot. Sweden is a beautiful country and I am absolutely in love with their nature and landscape.

 Birdie caught a wormie

 Mummified cat O_O

 How cute is that depiction of the fossil?

 This is why I am afraid of the water

 A dragon skull from Russia

 What dinosaurs actually looked like

27. May

 A banana and a coconut bar in milk chocolate

 Porridge with honey and some coffee

 Pelmeni in chicken bouillon with some sour cream

 Delicious raspberry juice I bought in Sweden

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We got back home and unpacked. I took a long nap and then I spent the rest of the evening baking some cakes for the open gardens café event during the Pelgulinna street festival the next day.

 Also, Loki helped me unpack

Bags under my eyes are here to stay… 15-16. May 2017

15. May

 A banana

 Peanut butter energy bar

 Pelmeni with sour cream

 Spaghetti with tuna-veggie sauce

I went and picked up my new ID-card at the police office. I hoped that the bags under my eyes would be less visible on the light photo on the ID, but they are quite very much there. I guess I just should somehow try to accept that the bags are there to stay. You can’t fight your genes I suppose.

16. May

 A couple of bananas and a cup of coffee

 Bacon-onion pastry

 Four grain porridge with berries @ Koloniaal

 Roasted eggplant soup and some coriander bread @ Koloniaal

 Strawberry-rhubarb juice

 Whipped quark with strawberries and chocolate syrup

 A cherry-apple pastry

 Lamb stew with a potato and some carrot @ Koloniaal

I worked all day and basically went to sleep as soon as I got home xD