Menu: New Project

Long time no menu! I’ve decided to update this site in a lot of ways and one of my big projects for the year is to remake recipes with bad images and updating them. My new plan is to only publish less new recipes (maybe 1-2 a month) and instead update old recipes. There’s already well over 250 recipes on this site and I think they’re all boring at this point so I want to branch out a little bit more. In the meantime I hope to post more menus, for bentos you’ll have to go to @mabmadefood and maybe I’ll do a better job this year of posting there as well.

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Menu: Soirée

I love the summer because it feels like there’s a party every weekend (because there’s basically a party every weekend). I made some chocolate cupcakes for the one on Saturday which is pretty cool, otherwise it’s busy as usual.

Saturday leftovers
out @ party 🙂

Sunday eggs and toast
vegetable ziti

Monday hummus wraps, carrots and hummus, fruit
chicken tikka masala

Tuesday loaded chickpea salad, yogurt with nuts and fruit, potato naan
squash risotto

Wednesday chicken tikka masala, rice, fruit
hummus wraps

Thursday vegetable ziti, salad, fruit
vegetable pancakes

Friday squash risotto, salad, fruit
homemade pizza

Things to Cook

loaded chickpea salad
summer squash risotto
vegetable ziti
hummus wraps
chicken tikka masala
stuffed naan

Shopping List

gin
carrots
salad
ziti
squash
fruit x 3
potatoes
yogurt
tomatoes
frozen peas
lavash
chicken
red pepper
feta
onion
mushroom
ricotta
mozz
red sauce
red onions
milk
cereal
flour

Menu: Late than Never

It’s definitely better to have a menu posted late (even after I’ve gone food shopping and started making food for the week) than never so here is that menu. I know I’ll leave some cooking for Monday also but hopefully I can get the bare minimum done on Sunday.

Saturday rice soup + scones
leftovers

Sunday eggs and toast
refriend beans and rice

Monday pb and j, salad, fruit
roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans

Tuesday refried beans and rice
tortellini (mushroom)

Wednesday crab creme croquets
out @ Estonian burger

Thursday roasted chicken, horseradish mashed potatoes, green beans
crab creme croquets

Friday gochujang chickpea salad
homemade pizza

Things to Make

sandwhich bread
crab creme croquets
roasted chicken
horseradish mashed potatoes
refried beans
tortellini

Shopping List

tomatoes
fruit x 3
chilis
red pepper
cucumber
potatoes
mushroom
parsley
salad
red onions
brussel sprouts
onions
whole chicken
surumi
stock
chickpeas
salsa
chips
black beans
eggs
masarpone
milk
cereal
green beans (frozen)
pizza (frozen)
spinach (frozen)
breadcrumbs
cat food (wet)

Menu: Norms and Out

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Saturday leftovers
torta pasqualina

Sunday eggs and toast
out @ Greta’s

Monday coconut lentils, naan, salad, fruit
lemon rice stew, tabbouleh

Tuesday blini with salmon, horseradish cream and caviar, salad, fruit
black bean enchiladas

Wednesday lemon rice stew, tabbouleh, fruit
pasta with vegetables

Thursday savory scone, sweet scone, salad
torta pasqualina

Friday black bean enchiladas, corn salad, fruit
homemade pizza

Things to Cook

blini
enchiladas
tabbouleh
lemon rice stew
onion and swiss scones
peach and brown butter scones
torta pasqualina

Shopping List

apples
grapes
peaches
cucumber
tomatoes
leeks
carrots
spinach
corn
salad
garlic
cat food
cereal
milk
black beans
cheddar
onions
flour
butter
swiss
tortillas
salsa
ricotta
eggs
rice

Menu: A Beach Party

I’m headed out to eat food and drink wine on the beach tonight which is awesome, I haven’t done that in a long time. The summer crushes my desire to cook though so this weeks menu is a little bland but thankfully I have recipes queued up until September!

Saturday leftovers
picnic at the beach (chicken wraps)

Sunday eggs and toast
out @ lunch with Milan

Monday zucchini and carrot pancakes, salad, boiled egg
coconut lentils

Tuesday roasted chickpea salad, yogurt with fruit
corn chowder, crusty bread

Wednesday tofu and mushroom bowl, salad
pasta with vegetables

Thursday corn chowder, crusty bread, carrots and hummus
roasted chickpea salad

Friday pasta with vegetables, salad, fruit
homemade pizza

Things to Cook

tofu and mushroom bowl
falafel
corn chowder
coconut lentils

Shopping List

chicken breast
croutons
caesar dressing
tortilla
cereal
milk
pasta
salad
coconut milk
frozen veg mix
corn
mushrooms
eggs
fruit x 3
hummus
yogurt
butter
zucchini
cherry tomatoes
potatoes
green onions
popcorn
goblets
wine

Menu: Sunny Weather

I’m going to not one but TWO outdoor shindigs this weekend which really makes you realize that once the sun comes out in Estonia everyone just flocks to the outside world. Next week I’m supposed to have a nice beach picnic as well, when it rains it pours (though I hope it doesn’t rain).

Saturday leftovers
out @ at a grilling party

Sunday picnic @ the park
falafel salad

Monday aloo dahi, carrots and hummus, fruit
pasta with vegetables

Tuesday loco moco, asparagus, fruit
pretzel sandwhich

Wednesday falafel salad, couscous, fruit
aloo dahi

Thursday pretzel sandwhich, salad, fruit
loco moco

Friday mushroom bowl, rice, fruit
homemade pizza

Things to Make

pretzels
loco moco
falafel
aloo dahi
mushroom bowl

Shopping List

apples
bananas
cherries
salad
red pepper
cucumber
mushrooms
onions
potatoes
ground turkey
cheese
yogurt
eggs
cereal
chickpeas
bathroom cleaner
baking soda
popcorn
rice
lentils
breadcrumbs
cat food

Menu: No Sides

I don’t know how people with blogs do it, I don’t know how they update on time every week. Somehow I’m still always struggling with what should be such an easy thing to do. Anyway, here’s a menu.

Saturday leftovers
chicken goulash

Sunday eggs and toast
black bean burgers

Monday tomato and goat cheese tarts
white pesto pasta

Tuesday black bean burgers
ratatouille risotto

Wednesday chicken goulash
tomato and goat cheese tart

Thursday white pesto pasta
falafel salad

Friday ratatouille risotto
homemade pizza

Things To Make

white pesto pasta
chicken goulash
black bean burgers
tomato and goat cheese tarts
ratatouille risotto

Shopping List

milk
butter
flour
cherry tomatoes
pesto
goat cheese
ricotta
parmesan
long pasta
chicken thighs
onions
carrots
zucchini
tomato paste
black beans
jalapenos
cilantro
smoked chipolte
corn
cereal
salad
tomatoes
eggplant
red pepper
mushrooms
rice
cucumber

Menu: The Misses

I’m trying to catch up with editing the 15 recipes I have pending so there’s no lack of content but for whatever reason editing recipes is a very droning task for me so I end up taking a lot “breaks” where I also end up writing on watching YouTube videos. Well, at least menus aren’t too bad (this only took me 20 minutes to make and about 5 to post!)

Saturday leftovers
homemade pizza

Sunday eggs and toast
out @ Tokumaru

Monday rice and bean bowls, fruit
vegetables and biscuit bake

Tuesday stir fry noodles, carrots and hummus, fruit
zucchini pancakes

Wednesday vegetable and biscuit bake, salad, fruit
sopa di fideo

Thursday latkes, sour cream, tabbouleh, fruit
pasta with vegetables

Friday sopa di fideo, corn salad, fruit
japanese curry and rice, lemon and raspberry battenberg

Things To Cook

vegetable and biscuit bake
latkes
sopa di fideo
japanese curry
battenberg

Shopping List

butter
eggs
milk
flour
3 lemons
raspberry jam
marzipan
potatoes
carrots onions
bread
egg noodles
hummus
apples
kiwis
grapes
sour cream
bulgar
tomatoes
cucumber
squash
mushrooms
white beans
frozen vegetables
red pepper
canned tomatoes x 2
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short pasta
cereal
corn
parsley

Menu: Pre-Germany

This is the last week before we take two weeks in Germany so it’s kind of a weird menu because I’m trying not to buy too many things or leave anything around to rot. Unfortunately that makes it a little low on the nutrition scale also but hopefully it’s not too awful.

Saturday leftovers
out @ Botaanik

Sunday eggs and toast
chicken burritos

Monday mushroom stroganoff, egg noodles, carrots and hummus
vegetable tikka masala

Tuesday chicken burritos, salad, fruit
pizza

Wednesday zucchini pancakes, boiled egg, yogurt with fruit
mushroom stroganoff

Thursday udon soup, salad, fruit
leftover

Friday flying to Germany!

Things to Make

chicken burritos
mushroom stroganoff

Shopping List

apples
oranges
zucchini
carrots
mushrooms
salad
chicken
tortillas
chips
salsa
taco mix
milk
hummus
eggs
sour cream
butter
yogurt
noodles
instant coffee


Menu: Sunny Skies

The weather has been absolutely amazing for the past few days and so it looks like spring has finally sprung which is really great except of course, we’re going out of the country again for vacation soon so maybe we won’t get to enjoy it properly? I don’t know, either way this weeks menu is here and that’s what really matters anyway!

Saturday loaded salad
matzo ball soup

Sunday out @ Greta’s
grilled fish, roasted potatoes and carrots

Monday matzo ball soup, salad, fruit
vegetable tikka masala

Tuesday potato gratin, roasted veg, fruit
chicken fried rice

Wednesday vegetable tikka masala, yogurt with fruit
salmon and leek fritatta

Thursday refried bean bowls, carrots and hummus, fruit
potato gratin

Friday salmon and leek egg fritatta, salad, fruit
out @ Milan’s

Things To Cook

matzo ball soup
vegetable tikka masala
chicken fried rice
potato gratin
salmon and leek fritatta
refried beans

Shopping List

leeks
salad
cucumber
cherry tomatoes
red onions
red peppers
apples
bananas
potatoes
carrots
corn
whole chicken
salmon
white fish
red sauce
cheese
cream
eggs
yogurt
milk
mixed frozen veg
canned tomatoes
black beans
chickpeas
rice
cereal
cat food (wet and dry)
popcorn