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Showing posts from January, 2013

Polish food retrospective

Everything we ate was great - I remember that, but everywhere - meat, lots and lots of meat (and mayonnaise in weird squeezy bottles like udders) - and perogi - fried dumplings. Oh and beer so cheap and so strong I needed to have a lie down after 2 cans.

More then anything, I've realised a cultural shift. Every supermarket around us has a polish section, and we've two polish mini markets in walking distance. Before now they held a vague, foreign, almost sophisticated allure - I'm so cool I'm  buying stuff I can't even pronounce and no idea how to cook - looks at my quasi alternative lifestyle (we used to do the same in Liverpool with the Chinese supermarkets). But now have knowledge- I know how things should be cooked, I know what things should and shouldn't have meat in, I understand flavours and I know what I'm looking for, so if something is cheap in the 'eat me before I die section' of a supermarket - where the sad things no one else lives goes t…

Thor smash...

(via 9GAG)

Food Diary Blogs no more

For months I've had written on my todo list app the following :

Write food diary blog of Poland
Write food diary blog of Spain

And you may have noticed I haven't. I had the best of  intentions, I even took some photos in Poland of food but it didn't flow, and reading back of my German food diary- its cringe worthy. You probably don't care at all at the best of times, you surely don't care what I had to eat kin a specific day, at a specific time. So here some retrospective I suppose.

Germany -I fell in love with a country and I learnt one thing - I fucking love pretzels. True to form I haven't used the pretzel shaped cookie cutter I brought as a souvenir, but then I'm useless at using cookie cutters, but if I could work out a way to eat pretzels day in day out I would.

Source: via Nia on Pinterest

Well I have, I've got recipes to, make my own, I even brought a Bavarian cookbook I'm just lazy and still a tiny bit put off by anythin…

Snowball Fight?

This gave me a bit of a fright - I'm pretty sure this is an (impressively thrown I might add) snowball that just hit my 2nd floor study window. I'm not entirely sure where they threw it from - I didn't even think there was enough snow out there yet for a snowball fight.

I hate snow - have I mentioned this?

London / Restaurant Tube Map

Awesome 3D Printed Cookie Cutters

I think I know what my Christmas money is being spent on...

Etsy shop - Warpzone
Wired Article