[what I ate.] 24-30. December 2018

24. December – Yule

Porridge with butter and jam.

Meat jelly (sült) and coffee.

Sauerkraut and boiled potatoes, roast duck.

Roast pork, marinated cucumber.

And blood sausage too!

Tea and delicious delicious cake.

25. December

Coffee and cake.

Walnut-caramel candies I made.

Coffee, sauerkraut, potatoes, blood sausage and other meats.

Kringel.

Berry jelly with ice cream.

26. December

Cucumber and sausage sandwich and some meat jelly (sült).

Coffee and porridge with butter.

Coffee and cake.

More cake :p

Coffee and tuna sandwich.

27. December

Coffee and some couscous.

Scrambled eggs and ham.

Coffee, some buckwheat, roast beetroot and salad.

28. December

Buckwheat and roast beetroot.

Coffee and a chocolate lollypop.

Onigiri senbei.

Meatballs in creamy parsley sauce with rice and salad.

29. December

Porridge and flatbread with cream cheese and sausage.

Some pretty crappy churros.

Coffee, persimmon smoothie.

Jellied beef and horseradish chips and two cheese cookies.

30. December

Jellied meat, wakame salad, garlic sprouts, pickled cucumber, tomato, a meatball and some mayonnaise.

Meat pastry grandmother sent.

Funny honey flavoured candies.

Blood pudding with salad and mayonnaise.

[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.] 5– 11. November 2018

5. November

Coffee, some persimmon, cheese bun with sausage.

Spinach soup with cottage cheese and seed-rye crisps.

Coffee and chocolate brownie cookies.

6. November

A rice-cabbage patty with some salad and boiled potatoes.

Coffee and a quark pastry.

Spinach soup with cottage cheese and fried smoked beef sausage.

A cheese pastry.

Coffee and chocolate marshmallows.

7. November

Eggs Benedict with fried mushrooms and a latte @ Rukis

Some apple.

Almond flour banana-chocolate cake.

Salmon pasta + some snacks not pictured @ parent’s house.

8. November

A cheese pastry with sesame seeds.

Tuna pie with salad.

A quark pastry.

Steamed ginger-garlic chicken with rice and salad.

Coffee and mantecado with sesame seeds. This mantecado was super delicious!

9. November

My co-worker made me some hot lemon-ginger tea for my sore throat.

Baked potatoes and a bit of salmon-rye bread soup. I didn’t finish the soup, because I didn’t enjoy the flavour much.

A couple of sweet pastries we sampled with co-workers.

Steamed garlic-ginger chicken with rice.

10. November

A spicy wrap with chicken nuggets.

Doughnuts.

A poppyseed pastry.

Snacks: ham, chorizo, cheese, crackers, pickles.

Boiled potatoes with stewed chicken and some marinated cucumber.

Tea and Ginger Cookie Twix. The Twix was okay, but I prefer the regular one.

Some plums.

11. November

Grilled cheese and sausage sandwich.

Mashed potatoes and grilled pork. Only ate one piece of pork.

Nashi pear, persimmon, dried raspberries and blueberries and caramelized sunflower seeds with quark.

[what I ate.] 22-28. October 2018

22. October – Venom

A banana.

Some vitamin water and a doughnut after working out. I took the second doughnut to Kerttu at her work place.

Coffee with my love in my favourite café The Living Room Café.

Popcorn. We went to see “Venom.” While not a perfect movie, it was still really fun and enjoyable. Not sure why most of the internet seems to be complaining over it. I had a blast and wouldn’t mind watching it again.

Salmon soup at my parent’s house.

Some cookies and tea.

23. October – from Tallinn to Girona

An almond pastry.

Quite crappy pelmeni with sour cream. The pelmeni were flavourless. I hadn’t bought this brand before, so it was a disappointment.

A grilled sandwich with cheese and sausage.

A latte and a chocolate croissant at KOHVer Café. Both were mediocre. I was disappointed, because I had over the top good memories of this place from the last time I was at the airport. No exquisite latte this time 😦 I mean it wasn’t bad, it was alright as far most coffee drinks go in Estonia, just I was hoping for a repeat wonderful experience.

Coffee on the plane. This was something new for me. They prepared this coffee by pouring hot water over fresh grounds in the cup. I mean I have made coffee like that at home many a time, but never have I seen such coffee being served in an establishment and with specialized disposable cups like these. Interesting and the coffee was good.

Some bread and ham late at night.

24. October

Fried eggs and bacon, some tomato, toast with cream cheese and ham. Coffee, a walnut-cereal yoghurt.

Coffee and a banana with a magnificent view. The kind of bananas I ate in Catalonia tasted different from the ones we usually can buy at home. I loved the flavour a lot and I hope I can find similar ones in Estonia too. Perhaps I should try to look in some organic food stores.

Pasta carbonara for dinner. There was also salad and baked chicken-vegetable skewers. I only remembered to take a photo midway dinner xD

Beer and ice cream.

25. October

An omelette and pa amb tomata which is a traditional Catalan breakfast staple. Basically it’s “bread with tomato” xD First you rub the toast with garlic, then with tomato and then pour some olive oil on top. Quite a tasty breakfast 😀

Some yoghurt, orange juice, coffee and cake.

Some orange and tomatoes, toast with hazelnut-milk spread and a cup of coffee.

Some cookies, brioche and a lemon muffin.

Beer.


Roast chicken with onions, plums, garlic and cinnamon, with a side of some salad and garlicy potatoes. Apparently, this type of meat dish is a typical Catalan Christmas food, but it was made for us as a special occasion 🙂 It was extremely delicious!

Yumyum!

A French style apple pie for dessert.

26. October

Orange juice, yoghurt, coffee, pa amb tomata, fried eggs, bacon.

A cappuccino and some complimentary olives. I almost never eat olives in Estonia, because most of the ones sold here taste gross. These were quite lovely tasting!

Bread and anchovies. I am not too sure about the anchovies, they weren’t bad, but I can’t say that I particularly liked them either.

Snails in spicy sauce. These were yummy!

Beer and a banana.

Vegetable puree soup with croutons and some funky French bread other guests from France shared with us.

Salad, some fried sausages (a bit too salty for my likes) and a macaroni dish with pork ribs that was oh so delicious.

Nice chocolate cake with crappy canned whipped cream.

27. October – going back to Estonia

Coconut yoghurt, coffee, omelette, bacon, pa amb tomata.

Some orange juice and chocolate chip cake.

A sugar doughnut and some coffee.

Roasted giant corn. So yummy!

Some potato chips and a cappuccino on the plane. I like the text on the cup: “Please attend to your own cappuccino before attempting to steal your neighbour’s” xD A funny twist on the airplane safety tips xD

Chicken tikka masala. It looked and smelled awful but tasted alright.

28. October

Coffee, chocolate chip bread.

Buckwheat with beef liver, sour cream and some salad.

Pocari Sweat. Good hydrating drink :p

[what I ate.] 30. July – 5. August 2018

30. July

Fried zucchini and salad with mushrooms.

Smoothie (kiwifruit, banana, rice milk) and spinach-multigrain soup.

Sour cream with cocoa powder.

31. July

Coffee and chinsuko

Salade nicoise with extra baked potatoes.

Coffee, rice with tuna, wakame and soy sauce.

1. August

Instant noodles, rice and wakame. I was feeling hot and upset in the morning, so this is my upset meal.

Cheese roll, potato-chickpea patty and some salad.

Fries and baked wieners with ketchup.

2. August

Hazelnut pastry and some water.

Broccoli pasta. Awfully overcooked and slimy. But eh, I needed lunch.

Lamb ribs in sweet and spicy sauce + some rice and nettle bread.

Coffee and Tiina jelly candies.

3. August

Coffee, cheese pastry.

Tuna-cottage cheese pie and some salad.

Smoothie (banana, kiwifruit, spinach, coconut milk)

Chocolate cookies.

Lasagne.

4. August

Lasagna.

Hazelnut ice cream.

Potato-tomato stew with minced meat and some sour cream.

5. August

Potato-tomato stew with minced meat and some sour cream; raspberry-blueberry smoothie.

Spaghetti with wakame.

Dinner with Eva: tempura shrimp @ Scotland Yard

Caffe latte

Chocolate gelato and ice-cream coffee @ Gelato Ladies

Tea @ Kehrwieder.

[what I ate.] 25. June – 1. July 2018

25. June

Coffee and spaghetti with minced meat.

Baked potatoes and tomatoes with some salad.

Fresh orange juice and coffee.

Tomato-mozzarella salad and lemonade.

Coconut-banana pastry.

26. June

Cereal with milk.

Some strawberries.

Coffee and a couple of pecan pastries.

Chocolate ice cream.

Pelmeni with sour cream.

Baked mushroom with cheese and some salads.

Grilled pork.

Potato chips.

Some grilled veggies and a beaver meat burger. The burger was a bit dry, but otherwise good.

27. June

Cereal with milk.

Wild strawberries.

Orange-apple juice.

Veggie and rice stuffed bell pepper in tomato sauce and some salad.

A banana-avocado smoothie.

Banana-chocolate cake.

An omelette with lentils and other veggies; grilled rye bread sandwich with cheese and ham.

28. June

Marshmallow with crunchy cashew in milk chocolate.

Raw buckwheat-tomato porridge with spinach and seeds.

Avocado-banana smoothie.

Black currant-chocolate pastry.

Chocolate ice cream.

Tuna salad with eggs, potatoes and beans.

Raw buckwheat-tomato porridge with sour cream.

29. June

Marshmallow with sea salt caramel in dark chocolate.

Coffee, raw buckwheat-tomato porridge with sour cream.

Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeer

Tea and grilled chicken hearts. Very metal :p

Yummmmm!

Pulled beef sandwiches.

Pancake with bacon and mushrooms.

30. June

Coffee and mini Tosca cakes.

Chili con carne with fries. YUM!

Snack sausages.

Matcha chocolate chip cookies.

Ice cream time!

Fried shrimp with fries. So delicious!

Kebab with fries and salad.

More fried shrimp.

1. July

Coffee and an apple.

Ramen with three different kinds of meat @ Jo’s Ramen.


Bubble waffle with whipped cream and other goodies from Crazy Ice Roll.

Rice with ham, veggies, soy sauce and garlic sriracha.

[what I ate.] 18-24. June 2018

18. June – Why are you in my chips?

Coffee, white bread with salted salmon.

Oyakodon from Washoku Story.

Avocado-nettle smoothie.

Black currant-chocolate pastry.

Coffee and salted salmon sandwiches.

Potato ships 😀 My new bowl is so cool.

19. June

Coffee and a salted salmon sandwich.

Instant noodles with sour cream and a grilled chicken leg.

Sour quinoa soup with tomatoes and mushrooms.

Tea and mini Tosca cakes.

20. June

Chocolate cereal with milk.

Hematogen with linen seeds.

Green juice from Blender.

Had dinner with Marit @ Washoku Story 😀

Chicken karaage and udon noodles with nattou. It was my first ever time to try nattou and I thought it was alright. I think I would like it more with rice though rather than in a noodle soup. Honestly, I expected to hate it from all the stories I have heard of these fermented soy beans :p I didn’t mind the slimy texture at all and the taste was alright.

My lovely dinner date, Marit! ♥

Matcha cheesecake. So fluffy and delicious!

21. June

Coffee and an Umaibo. It’s a flavoured corn puff stick, tasted nice.

Sour quinoa soup with tomatoes and mushrooms with a slice of ham xD

Tuna-cottage cheese pie and some salad.

Spinach smoothie.

A coconut-banana pastry.

More tuna-cotytage cheese pastry and sour quinoa soup with tomatoes and mushrooms.

Lay’s mozzarella and pesto potato chips. These were yummy and they indeed had a cool taste effect xD That was so weird.

22. June

Cheese pastry.

Some fresh orange-carrot juice, more of the cheese pastry and “tom kha” soup 🙂 Technically this was a carrot-tomato soup with coconut milk, so calling it a Thai soup would be wrong, but eh xD

Banana-coconut pastry.

SLOP! Rice with veggies, tuna, soy sauce and sour cream.

Alcohol free beer and some strawberries.

23. June

Chocolate cake and a rum pastry with a cup of coffee.

Sweet cherries.

Baked potatoes, slow roast pork and some salad.

24. June

Coffee, baked potatoes and some salad.

Spaghetti with minced meat, a grilled sandwich with hazelnut rye bread, cheese and ham.