It was our 17th wedding anniversary yesterday, and we chose to celebrate quietly at home, with a nice home-cooked meal.
Salmon, egg, and asparagus
We’re in the middle of a heatwave. Kind of.
19°C would have my mate in Southern California reaching for an extra sweater, but for Scandinavia in the middle of April it’s positively balmy.
Mince And Spinach
Let’s start off by stating the patently obvious – this dish isn’t likely to have chef Thomas Keller banging on my door, frantically begging me to hand over the recipe any time soon.
Paprika Bacon Chicken
…then don’t try to fix it, baby.
I noticed the bright colours of the packaging first, which, being profoundly colourblind, isn’t something that happens terribly often.
There they were, sandwiched between the blueberries and the mango chunks in the frozen fruit section, a new “exotic” berry mix.
Lamb, Chorizo, And Mushroom
This started off as a way to use up the remains of our Easter Sunday roast lamb.
The problem was, the lamb on its own wouldn’t be enough to build a meal around.
A tricky little conundrum, and no mistake.
Steamed Asparagus In A Garlic Vinaigrette
Asparagus. Those delicious spears divide the population like no other vegetable.
No, not because of its taste, because of, well, you know, the other thing.
You know. **cough** … this…