[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.] 25. February – 3. March 2019

25. February

Rye bread with salted salmon, raspberry quark smoothie.

A fennel pastry, some orange, almonds and pistachios.

Fried pork with coleslaw salad, some tomato and garlic sprouts.

Coffee, fried veggies with chicken and pine nuts.

26. February

An apple and some peanut butter.

Some watermelon.

Chicken soup with sour cream.

Nettle smoothie.

Chicken soup.

27. February

Coffee, steamed green beans with mayo and a beetroot patty.

Miso soup with wakame and konnyaku noodles.

Some carrots.

A semla with cream cheese and lingonberry jam from Killuke Kooki.

Celery-arugula soup with sour cream and a slice of rye bread.

28. February

Coffee, celery-arugula soup with sour cream.

Some carrots, walnuts and cheese-seaweed snacks I shared with hubby.

Japanese style minced meat curry with sour cream and pearl barley.

1. March

Coffee, Japanese style minced meat curry with sour cream.

Greek yoghurt with puffed millet, chia seeds and coconut flakes.

Carrot soup with sour cream.

2. March

Had three pieces of this strawberry chewy candy. Very yummy!

Carrot soup with sour cream and a slice of rye bread.

Coffee, ugli fruit and some peanut butter.

Boiled chicken, some tomatoes, avocado and carrot soup with sour cream.

Hubby opened a pack of plum chewing candies. I had a piece. It was kind of boring tasting and not particularly chewy at all.

3. March

Rye bread with salted salmon and avocado + coffee.

Some walnuts, pine nuts and a pineapple-spinach-cucumber smoothie.

Coffee, fried tofu with bok choy and egg.

[what I ate.] 18 – 24 February 2019

18. February

Coffee, strawberry quark.

Some nettle-kale-lime granola. Tasted too sweet.

Vegetable stuffed meatloaf with mushroom sauce and some salad.

Smoothie with chia seeds and a bit of tuna sandwich.

Rice with salted egg and some salad with a soft-boiled egg.

19. February – Battle Angel Alita

Coffee, soy yoghurt with blueberries.

Some almonds and pistachios.

Rassolnik soup.

Matcha latte, pork-kimchi stew, some rice and a couple of kimchi mandus @ Gotsu.

We went to see “Alita: Battle Angel” (2019) with hubby, because he is a fan of the original manga/anime. I loved the film! It was fun and interesting and so well made. Some people bitch about the huge android eyes, but I loved them a lot and I think they suited the character. Totally recommend the experience.

20. February

Toasted hazelnut rye bread and salmon + coffee. Look how magical my coffee looks!

Buckwheat with beef stroganoff and beetroot salad.

Some apple and orange.

A bacon and egg sandwich.

21. February

Some apple and peanut butter.

A milk and chocolate snack and some tuna.

Coffee and some sunflower seeds.

Creamy brown champignon, bean and potato miso soup with nori shreds. The original recipe called for shiitake, but I didn’t find any 😦 The soup was still very delicious!.

22. February

Creamy brown champignon, bean and potato miso soup with nori shreds.

Some peanut butter, apple and a dried fig.

Dinner at Frank with Josie: I had a buddha bowl with salmon and a very thick avocado smoothie.

23. February

Instant grits with bacon and some pickled cucumber.

Some carrots.

A tuna onigiri from Yui.

Bacon, pickled cucumber and a slice of toasted hazelnut bread.

Smoothie: banana, apple, almond milk and linseed.

24. February

Coffee, two soft-boiled eggs and some salted salmon.

Some cauliflower.

More coffee, soba noodles with wakame.

A taco with baked chicken, avocado and champignons.

[what I ate.] 11 – 17 February 2019

11. February

Oatmeal porridge with honey and chia seeds.

Some carrots.

Minced meat soup with sour cream.

Rye bread with butter.

Salad with salted egg and boiled beef tongue.

12. February

Greek yoghurt with blueberries and honey.

Some orange and a dark chocolate-pistachio nut bar.

Pork, baked potatoes, coleslaw salad and some rucola.

An “affogato…” I was expecting a tiny treat, but instead got a giant cup of ice cream and coffee. Oh well.


Pork and baked potatoes.

13. February

Berry smoothie and hazelnut rye bread with boiled beef tongue.

A semla (stuffed with red currant jam)

Chicken soup with sour cream.

Dinner with Marit: banana lassi, chicken dosa with green peas and different sauces @ Banana Leaf. So delicious!

A falooda – a cold dessert with ice cream, chia seeds, vermicelli and milk. A very cool looking dessert and super tasty! I had a hilarious time slurping the noodles through the wide straw xD

14. February

Coffee and toasted hazelnut rye bread.

Some mango and almond-cranberry kit-kat.

Breaded white fish and some salad.

Some apple.

Some potatoes with dip and crappy coffee.

Date night at Washoku Story: matcha latte and daikon salad.

Beef tataki. Epic delicious.

Main course was shabu-shabu 😀

My love ♥

Nomnomnom!

Dessert was matcha cheesecake with matcha ice cream and a matcha cookie with azuki paste.

15. February

Some grapes and crunchy peanut butter.

Coffee, hazelnut rye bread with liver paté and avocado.

More coffee, some salad, steamed green beans and breaded white fish.

16. February

Coffee, nettle rye bread with butter, millet porridge with butter.

A misfortune cookie xD Ouch!

Some carrots.

Carrot soup with chicken.

A doughnut.

Made some cheap-ass sushi 😀 with sprats!

Different sushi. We had salted salmon, canned tuna, pork cutlets, sprats in oil, avocado, cucumber, kimchi, cream cheese…

Cheesecake and coffee.

17. February

Coffee, nettle rye bread with butter and avocado, oat bran porridge with apple jam and some dragon fruit. First time trying dragon fruit. It didn’t have much of a flavour, but it sure looked pretty.

Soolane ja Krõbe Karu Krõps. Cute looking chips, but not much of an impressive flavour on them. Was worth a try, but that was it.

Black garlic. Too sweet for my likes.

Had a piece of grilled chicken.

Mashed potatoes with veggies and butter.

A pancake with strawberry jam.

[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

[what I ate.] 14-23. December 2018

Whoopsie! Holidays happened and I cut my finger and needed to get stitches and then I had some rough times at work, so this is why I fell behind with posting again. Welp, time to catch up 😀

14. December

Coffee, marzipan pastry.

Chicken curry.

Chicken curry and a coconut yoghurt drink. The drink was great and had actual pieces of coconut in it which was cool.

15. December – Escape Room

Chicken nugget wrap. Coffee.

Fried squid with dip at Noya. We crashed this restaurant after going to a Leonardo DaVinci inspired escape room. Most dishes we had were shared among all of us.

Mediocre beef tartar and super yummy salmon tartar with avocado.

Hubby ate a waguy “burger”. It was alright. Good beef served with lame bread.

I really liked the tempura mushrooms and white fish. The soup was a Nordic style “ramen” where noodles were replaced with strips of squid. The ramen concept was cool, but I only ate a few bites, because the entire thing was inedible salty. Both I and another girl sent these dishes back 😦

The kitchen sent us some tasty yellowtail tataki as an apology. That was a sweet gesture of them.

My replacement dish for the ramen was Nordic shrimp “tacos.” They were okay I guess, but I would in no way call these tacos xD

In general, Noya left me feeling a bit meh… there were some tasty treats and some failures, but in the end, I felt it was too pricey, especially considering that I was still kind of hungry after sharing all the food (as the restaurant concept suggested). Not worth all the hype I have been hearing about this place, sadly.

Puchitto Soda candies. An amusing treat. (I bought a computer pad 😀 Had to show it off, because I am so happy with my newfound ability to now comfortably read fanfiction in bed 😀 )

16. December

Porridge with butter and a ham sandwich.

A smoothie with bananas and blueberries.

Blood sausages and some salad.

CocoRolls coconut wafers. These were yummy.

17. December – Dad’s birthday

Some honey cake scraps :p

Pasta with minced meat.

Some marinated lamprey, potato salad and toast with ham.

Lung pastries.

18. December

Coffee, a poppyseed pastry.

Beetroot risotto.

Erm… some soup and a tiny taco shell canape with veggies.

Syrniki and some cocoa.

19. December – Sister’s birthday

Mashed potatoes with pork sauce.

A strawberry milkshake.

Mashed potatoes, roast pork and marinated cucumber.

Gelatoooooooo

Some mess of a pavlova cake :p It was delicious though!

20. December

Some tomatoes, roast duck and some turmeric-onion bread.

Instant noodles.

Mashed potatoes with pork sauce.

21. December – Stitches

Red velvet cake and coffee.

Mashed potatoes with pork sauce.

Coffee with whipped cream @ Da Vinci. I cut my finger badly while baking cookies. Hubby took me to ER, I got stitched up and then he took me to a consolation dinner.

Gnocci in mushroom sauce. Nom!

22. December

Honey cereal with milk, coffee.

Potato chips.

Grapes.

Mini Tosca cakes.

Cheese cookies.

Metsapiiga raspberry beer. It was a bit too sweet, but okay tasting otherwise.

Chocolates.

Rice with beef, soy sauce and sour cream.

23. December

Coffee, caramel doughnut.

Rice with salmon ochazuke.

Sushi and shrimp dumplings.

[what I ate.] 26. November – 5. December 2018

26. November

Veggie soup with sour cream.

Coffee, grilled sandwich with sausage and cheese.

Toast, poached egg and salad with tuna.

Shared snacks with hubby: Hokkaido cheese mochi (from Niigata prefecture), matcha dorayaki (from Tokyo), Gogo no Koucha milk tea cake (from Tokyo) and Matcha chocolate coated pecans (from Tokyo). The mochi puffs were yummy, and so were the dorayaki and the milk tea cake. The pecans were not my thing.

27. November

Porridge with chia seeds, raspberry bits and some tangerine.

Spicy instant noodles with sour cream. Not as spicy as I expected and kind of sweet tasting which I didn’t like.

Fried potato salad with pea crisps and fancy dried sausage.

Apple pie with ice cream.

28. November

Coffee, apple pie with ice cream.

Vegetable lasagna scraps with some salad.

Salad with tuna and avocado.

Coffee and rice crackers inspired by the fall of leaves (from Saitama prefecture). Pretty and yummy.

29. November

Nettle smoothie.

A salad with fried potatoes, boiled egg and tuna.

Almond flour chocolate-banana cake.

Omelette with spinach and dried ham, and mozzarella salad.

Coffee and almond chocolate.

30. November

Coffee and a cheese roll.

Chickpea-lentil curry with sour cream and some tomato.

Quark pastry.

Coffee, poppyseed pastry and some tangerine.

Minced meat-vegetable casserole.

1. December

Some pomelo.

Minced meat-vegetable casserole.

Coffee, Lips gummies with collagen. These were gross tasting and coated my teeth in a paraffin-y feel.

Party foods- sandwich cake, salad, snacks.

Cake and alcohol.

Jalapeno beer that I didn’t like and some biscuit cake.

2. December

Coffee, Greek yoghurt with persimmon, dried blueberries and raspberries, and caramelised sunflower seeds. Also had two tasty cookies.

Tea, vegan chocolate cake that Maarja brought 🙂

Pumpkin-spinach risotto.

Roasted corn.

3. December

Hazelnut pastry.

Beetroot risotto with feta cheese.

Milk soup with pasta and a beef ham sandwich.

A banana.

4. December

Coffee and a pepper senbei.

Bacon, poached eggs with salad.

Salad with tuna and vegetable pasta.

Quark pastry.

Milk soup with pasta and a beef ham and cheese sandwich.

5. December

Coffee, warm potato salad with blue cheese and champignons.

A cheese pastry and fresh orange-apple juice.

Beer, barley porridge with smoked pork, sour cream and salad.

[what I ate.] 29. October – 4. November 2018

29. October

Coffee and doughnuts. Shared the doughnuts with Kadi.

Instant noodles.

Blood sausages and salad with edible flowers.

A marron glacé I bought in Catalonia. The texture was interesting.

30. October

Baked potatoes with Chinese cabbage, mushrooms and blue cheese.

Roasted corn and some chestnuts I took to work to share. The corn is epic delicious, but the chestnuts were a bit of a disappointment. I expected the chestnuts to be crunchy, because the package said they were peeled and toasted, but instead they were soaked in something and soft. Oh well.

I forgot to take a pic of dinner. I had a tuna cutlet with some salad.

Sister came for a visit and brought some ice cream.

31. October

Some freshly squeezed juice, coffee and a kama-black currant smoothie bowl with yoghurt, granola and fruit.

Chicken-cauliflower lasagna (I had some leftover scraps) and salad.

Rice cereal with milk and a quark pastry.

1. November

Kama-black currant smoothie bowl with yoghurt, granola and fruit.

Eggplant curry and brown rice.

Spinach pancakes and some salad with edible flowers and marinated pumpkin.

2. November

Coffee, some rye bread with butter.

Tuna pie with coleslaw salad.

Half a spinach pancake, a slice of tuna pie, some marinated pumpkin and vegetable soup with leafy greens.

A lemon mantecado. It’s a type of very crumbly shortbread that is usually made using pig fat. Delicious and the texture was super funny, reminding me of powdered sugar when it crumbled.

3. November

A peach kefir dessert.

Coffee, baked apple smoothie (shared with hubby) and tuna sandwiches. The smoothie was tasty. I don’t dislike cinnamon the way I used to anymore and find myself actually enjoying the taste on occasion.

Shared some snacks with hubby: Apple Cramel Yakkoi Sable (from Aomori prefecture) and a Sweet Potato Galette (from Osaka). The chewy sable was really yummy and so was the sweet potato cookie. It was adorable how the sweet potato cookie looked like an actual slice of Japanese sweet potato.

Dadu Moonlight Black ice cream 😀 This was cool looking and yummy! The ice cream was cherry flavoured.

Lamb stomach and other innards soup with sour cream and parsley. Good stuff! And some rye bread with butter.

White bread with beef liver paté.

Slow cooked beef, mashed potatoes and carrots with beef gravy and some marinated cucumber.

Banana bread with dried cranberries.

Delicious raspberry cake.

4. November

Coffee, rice porridge and some banana bread.

Raspberry cake.

Sandwiches with beef sausage and marinated cucumber.

Coffee, slow cooked beef, baked potatoes and marinated cucumber.

Shared with hubby some ice coffee chocolate sandwich cookies (from Saitama prefecture). They were really tasty.

Duck flavoured Cup Noodles. A nostalgic taste for me.

Some melissa tea and pumpkin pancakes.

[what I ate.] 8-14. October 2018

8. October

A delicious cup of coffee before work @ The Living Room café. I had the Guatemala one. It was divine.

A slice of mushroom-bacon pizza and some chickpea-veggie soup with sour cream.

Almond-cardamom pastry.

Japanese style pork curry with rice and some pickles.

Some delicious candies.

9. October

I had a crappy morning, thus coffee and candy in a dreary bust stop on my way to work.

Chili sin carne with brown rice.

Coffee and a banana-chocolate muffin.

Japanese style pork curry with rice.

10. October – Concert in Helsinki

Yummy blueberry-raspberry yoghurt and a crappy salmon-shrimp salad on our way to Helsinki.

Chicken tofu bowl for lunch. Hubby had beef.

Dinner @ Zetor. I had sautéed reindeer with mashed potatoes, lingonberries and pickles. It was absolutely delicious. The meat was super soft and the flavour lush.

A peanut butter-chocolate chip filled taiyaki. So good!

11. October – Back to Tallinn

Epic buffet on the boat: croissants, mini doughnuts, coffee, beer, bulgur-edamame salad, ham, cold smoked salmon, some tomato and cucumber, pickles, meatballs, beetroot-oatmeal balls, scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, baked salmon. Everything was super good, except the bulgur-edamame salad which was flavourless and the meatballs that were a bit dry.

More coffee, chocolate mousse, vanilla ice cream and chocolate ice cream. I added some strawberry jam which was yummy and bean “crisps” that were not so very good xD

Japanese style pork curry with rice.

12. October

A caffé latte and a red velvet coconut ball @ Surf Café

Salmon soup.

Coffee and a cookie-hazelnut-chocolate truffle.

Bacon-garlic-cheese pastry.

Tonkotsu soy ramen and Midori Illusion cocktail (Midori Liqueur, Triple Sec, vodka, lemon juice, pineapple juice) @ Washoku Story.

Shared this cheesecake with Kerttu @ a neighboring café of which I can’t remember the name of 8D

A yuzu mocktail and a crappy-ish coffee at the same place.

More coffee and a couple of these cookie-hazelnut-chocolate truffles.

13. October

Wheat crackers with tuna. Also had some coffee.

Boiled potatoes with chanterelle sauce and some pickled cucumber. Also had a grape-banana smoothie.

14. October

Boiled potatoes with chanterelle sauce.

Coffee, a grilled sandwich with cheese and sausage.

Toast and scallop carpaccio at my parents’ house.

Pasta with scallops and chorizo.

Berry triffle.