This Week in Food: 24-30 November 2008

Highlights this week include roasted new potatoes with red onion, lots of egg fried rice, and homemade tomato sauce.

Monday, November 24th, 2008

  • Breakfast: Leftover spinach, egg and tomato stir fry from last night. Buttered crumpet.
  • Lunch: Apple and grilled mild cheddar sandwhich. This time, I brushed melted butter instead of spreading it with a knife. I’m trying to use less butter as much as I love it. Also had organic shortcake cookies from Starbucks.
  • Snack: Plain crumpet.
  • Dinner: I roasted new potatoes with red onion at 400’F/200’C for about 40 minutes with olive oil, pepper and salt. Not enough red onion enough. I cooked the last of my spinach by sauteeing it with oil and garlic. My roommate made chicken wings (with diet coke) and too much rice so I guess I have to make fried rice tomorrow.
  • I helped my roommate make some fried rice before bed so she could have some food for the next day and I got some as well

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

  • Breakfast: Leftover new potatoes, grilled cheese sandwich.
  • Lunch: Fried rice that I made with my roommate. More Hara Krishna food.
  • Snack: Starbucks blueberry cheesecake someone gave me.
  • Dinner: I made egg fried rice with green onion, zucchini, soy sauce and oyster sauce. One of my roommates made fried chicken and mushroom. Plum, apple for dessert.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

  • Breakfast: Two buttered crumpets, oatmeal with raisins, cinnamon, and sugar.
  • Snack: Leftover fried rice from Monday night. Peanuts, one stick bueno.
  • Dinner: Steam-boiled cauliflower, my roommate made steamed sea bass (ginger, green onion, chilies, garlic, soy sauce). Leftover fried rice from Tuesday.

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

  • Brunch: Oatmeal with raisins, cinnamon, and sugar. Two buttered crumpets. Clementine.
  • Snack: Garlic & coriander pita with cheddar inside, grilled with olive oil. I’m totally just going to use olive oil and pita from now on. I also had two small potatoes, microwaved with some water.
  • Dinner: Hard boiled egg. New Covent Garden Mediterranean Vegetable and Herb soup with lots of couscous added in. Clementine. Yogurt.

Friday, November 28th, 2008

  • Brunch: Oatmeal with raisins, cinnamon, and honey. Toasted pita filled with goat cheese.
  • Snack: Waitrose all butter chocolate flapjack. Mmm.
  • Dinner: Flatmate organised fajita night. Yogurt.

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

  • Breakfast: Toasted pita filled with goat cheese
  • Late Lunch: Previously frozen McCain chips and wedges. Chocolate.
  • Dinner: Steamed/Boiled vegetables: Cauliflower and carrots with spring onion in a base of water, chicken stock, ginger, white pepper, and salt.  Basmati rice cooked with a Chinese sausage in the rice cooker on the side. Borough Market olives.

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

  • Brunch: Two toasted waffles, pita with cheddar in it, fruit cake
  • Dinner Snacks: I made tomato sauce using mushrooms, courgette, carrot, green onion, garlic, fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes, and tomato paste. I added salt, pepper, chili flakes, and brown sugar to taste. I had it with fussili pasta. I followed it up with a pita, a waffle, Borough Market olives, and an almond croissant.

This Week in Drinks: Honeybush Botswana, Earl Grey, Chai, F&M Christmas Spice, Lemon water, Green tea

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