Stranger Things… 4. November 2017

 Blueberry-chocolate-vanilla ice cream and a cup of coffee for breakfast.

 More coffee and an apple.

 Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, some tomatoes and homemade rye bread with butter.

Started watching “Stranger Things” season two and it’s fantastic 😀

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Crappy ice cream… 23. October 2017

I decided to treat myself to some ice cream after my doctor’s appointment. I grabbed a couple of scoops from Ice Café  and oh my gosh, was this ice cream disgusting. Both scoops – caramel-popcorn and chocolate – tasted really off and unpleasant 😦 It felt such a waste, especially since one scoop cost 2 euros, but I had to throw the ice cream away, because it was inedible. BOO! 😦

 Buckwheat and cabbage stew with sour cream.

 Homemade rye bread with cheese.

I took Kohuke to the vet for a check-up. She was mostly fine, they couldn’t do anything about the wounds on her leg anymore, as they were too old and almost done healing already. She did have ear mites, so she got her ears cleaned and medication against the parasites. Mostly a healthy kitten, just malnourished and tiny for her age.

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 🙂

Mushroom hunting… 23. September 2017

 Skyr with cherry jam

 Coffee and cookies

 A really crappy ham and cheese pastry. This was awfully dry.

 Brioche with honey

 Omg, look at this chicken!

 Stewed chicken and vegetables with some tomato salad

 A yummy rum pastry

 Rye bread with butter, some sült and tomato

We went to Southern Estonia for the weekend. When we got to our destination, we were greeted with a delicious chicken dish for lunch. After the glorious meal we went to the forest to hunt for mushrooms. I think we spent over 4 hours in the forests… sadly we didn’t get as many mushrooms as I had hoped, because the season for them is over, but it was still great as a long hike.

 Buzzer

 Ants

 A funky mushroom growth

 Looks fluffy, but it was not

 Old stump

 Fly amanita

 Look out?

 A drop of red

 Gloopy looking

 Mushrooms up a tree

After the mushrooms adventure, everyone else went to a party nearby, but I was too exhausted to join them, so I took a nap on the couch. Later when they were back from the party, we went to sauna which was really nice…. I’d say it was a day well spent.

The best days are like this… 16. September 2017

 Brownie quark

 Rye bread and cheese sausage

 Boiled potatoes, sausage sauce, some salad with marinated garlic

 Apple-lingonberry crumble with vanilla ice cream

Sometimes the most mundane and boring days are the best ones. I had a day off work, so I caught up on some chores I had been neglecting while busy. I washed the dishes, boyfriend vacuumed the floors, we took out garbage to recycling. I did laundry and fixed the pocket of my parka. I wrote two blog posts and edited some photos for our café facebook page. Took a nap and had a shower afterwards. I drank hot cups of coffee and listened to podcasts. I cooked proper dinner. I was really content and happy.

Getting things off my chest… 14. September 2017

 Salmon and egg bagel and salted cucumber from a convenience store and a cup of hot lovely coffee.

 A couple of tangerine candies. I got these from Candy Japan and I was absolutely thrilled about how cute they were and how good they tasted.

 Beetroot latte.

 Clear vegetable soup with minced meat and a dollop of sour cream + some coriander bread.

 A couple of apples.

 Dinner with boyfriend. I had another beetroot latte and we shared some sweet potato fries.

 A pancake with honey.

 A chocolate pastry.

I have been unhappy with my work lately. I mean, I still enjoy the actual work part, I am just tired of running against walls and minor problems not getting solved for months and then us, the people behind the counter, getting blamed for things going wrong even though we have no control over any of it. It has been frustrating and stressful. I got the owners involved now, so hopefully all parties will get their proper say and changes will be made. If not, then… I will be very very sad.

Work… 13. September 2017

 Coffee and two quark pastries

 Grapes

 Beetroot latte. This was really yummy and the pinkness of the drink made me all cheery.

 Boiled potatoes with pork sauce and some salad

 Cheese pastry

 Last night’s spicy soup turned into something with rice 😀 It was still good. Also had a slice of rye bread with butter.