cerealjoe: (Father Ted - Jesus is coming!)
When life gives you mushrooms...




Sometimes it's really worth taking the easy way out and making good old scrambled eggs.





... eggs, mushrooms and ham. Easy peasy.


(bigger photos here)
cerealjoe: (MSP - JDB drinking coffee)
Christmas. Glögi, joulukinkku, joulutorttu and all that fun stuff. Thank goodness that joulutorttu are easy to make thanks to all the ingredients being prepackaged almost ready to bake!



+6 - frozen dough sheets and plum marmelade )
cerealjoe: (hehehe...)
Week 27. And now it hits me that these are the last few weeks I'll be making lunchboxes for work on a regular basis. Sniff.


Monday.
Tuna.

+3 - cheese and chicken )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and also you can see only the photos here!)
cerealjoe: (marmotte - elle met le chocolat)
In honor of the 14th of July, here is a special treat - mold and bake your own croissants from a box!

Yes, it's a trainwreck kind of thing so, as you can imagine, the moment I saw it on the store shelf I had to try it. I skipped the bake your own pains au chocolat because that could only have been worse... if anyone ever tries them, good luck! Disclaimer (Mr Obvious is obvious): biases ahoy! based on location, food preferences, eating habits, etc.

First - the box.



+9 - all the stages of  )
cerealjoe: (australia - loving the koalas)
5 for Week 25.

Yeah, I need to work on those intros.


Monday.

+5 - some more bœuf bourguignon and others )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and also you can see only the photos here!)
cerealjoe: ([cpop] JJ - listening to music)
Week 21 aka asparagus week. And a full set.


Monday.

+4 - que du bon! )


(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and also you can see only the photos here!)
cerealjoe: (FF - simon going mad)
Week 20's lunchboxes. A bit late. I haven't even gotten the ones from the other weeks from the SD card yet. Thesis, what's up with you getting in the way of fun things?



Tuesday.

+2 - more colours this way )


(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and also you can see only the photos here!)
cerealjoe: (Simone - like yeah...)
2011's week 17, aka Easter Monday week.

We have to grab at any holiday we can since this year we don't get the usual May 1st and May 8th. Boo.


Tuesday.
Left-over duck.

+3 - the art of making leftovers into lunches )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)

Lunches.

Apr. 21st, 2011 08:06 am
cerealjoe: (beorn - poor baby)
2011 Week 15.


Monday.
Asparagus based salad.

+2 )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (australia - loving the koalas)
2011 Week 14 - only two lunchboxes because of other engagements.


Monday.
"raw sushi for the lazy" - nori filled with a mush of avocado and sprouted lentils.
(and the salad goes well with some olive oil right before dessert)

+1 - another take on the red cabbage )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (Jaro - Pixie Jr.)
Week 13 lunchboxes, so it's the ones from the week before this one. Slowly catching up with things.


Monday.
Sprouted lentils and red cabbage salad.
(if you're interested in sprouting and missed my post on my take on it, you can find it here)

+3 more days! )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (FF - simon going mad)
So you've been thinking about sprouting things but it's always seemed too complicated, too expensive, etc.? I'm here to prove that sprouting is easy and if you have an old tupperware box and a tea towel, you're all set! No need for fancy equipment, no need for anything. In a day or two you can have yourself some awesome sprouted food.

I call this "Gali's sprouting guide" with the subtitle "I actually learnt this by doing and applying some basic biology and gardening skills" and it comes with the disclaimer "I'm not a specialist, it works for me, probably it will work for you but I can't guarantee anything. Also I have a rather strong stomach and digestive system when it comes to raw fruits and veggies so I've never had any problems but that's not the case of everyone, start with small quantities just to test everything."

Or I could call it "Gali's sprouting hacks using the following equipment:"



+6 and loads of text )
cerealjoe: (bsg - six/baltar - a walk in the park)
When life gives you cauliflower... make raw sushi (and pseudo-taboulé)! So that's a sneak peak at my lunchbox for tomorrow and it's all raw and eerily resembling real sushi.



+5 - so you want to make your own raw sushi? )
cerealjoe: (DW - Lucy Saxon - Evil Genius)
Lunchboxes 99, 100 and 101! Over 100 lunchboxes and no end in sight (up until August that is).

*throws confetti*

And this week was raw lunchbox week - that means that extra food was brought along (home dehydrated fruit and veggie chips, clementines, etc.) but it's not pictured here.


Monday.
Carrot/apple/nuts salad.

+2 - yum yum )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)

Lunchtime!

Mar. 20th, 2011 07:25 am
cerealjoe: (.hack - Tsukasa - shiny!)
So now that's almost 1/5th of 2011 we've gone through...


Monday.
Crêpes filled with some cheese.

+2 - and no ravioli this week! )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (jenni - looking down/sad)
Day 01 // 02 // 03 // 04 // 05 // 06 // 07: my favorite recipe.

Like for everything else in life, I do not have a "favourite" recipe. I have recipes I become obsessed about, I have culinary experimentations that puzzle me (weird fact: one of my most popular posts based on Google search hits is Hyori's egg rice experiment! Good to know I wasn't the only one intrigued by this) but I certainly do not have a favourite recipe.

I do like some easy stuff, sure I can make quiche, sure we have a very easy family cheesecake recipe, sure I like honey-banana madeleines but they're just recipes. It's not nice to pick favourites. Really.

So here I present to you a "recipe" for those who like brownies and pretend they don't know how to cook or that they don't have time or that they end up eating the whole batch and that's baaaaaaad (but honestly, if they're good brownies that can't be bad, trust me).

Here is a list of the ingredients:


Put them all in a cup, mix and put in the microwave for about a minute. Heck, you can actually eat it raw. Saves an extra minute. I guess in the end it's not a recipe, it's just a glorified throw-together snack.

+3 - the process and end result )
cerealjoe: (cupcakes - pretty flowers)
Week 10 lunchboxes. So close to 100 but not yet.


Monday.
Fish.

+3 - almost like last week )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (DW - Lucy Saxon - Evil Genius)
Ah. The land of awesome. You know who belongs in the land of awesome? [livejournal.com profile] mittelfeld because she provided me with a link to panda bread! In my book that's like providing me with crack cocaine because like I could ever resist panda bread!

I really thought about putting off making that panda bread till the week-end but then decided that if I steamed it, I could totally make a tiny panda bread just for myself. And so after a few hours I had panda bread! Pandas in Galiland sometimes have misplaced ears and stuff, that's normal.



How did I make that panda bread?

I did that thing that most grandmas (sometimes 25 year olds act like grandmas) do and everyone hates, I kind of looked at photos, kind of thought about it and went on to make my version of panda bread without taking into account the given recipe. But if you're not too familiar with bread making, you might want to check out the recipe or at least jot down the repartitions of the white/brown/green parts.

Also what the heck is "green tea powder"? Never heard of it.

Okie kids, if you want a proper recipe, go to this site, if you like experimenting with food, you can try to follow my lead a bit.

Super duper recipe for making steamed panda bread - Gali's way
Make a basic bread dough with regular flour*, yeast**, a bit of milk, a bit of oil, a bit of sugar and some fleur d'oranger***. Work the dough up until it has the right consistency and your arms are killing you.

rest of recipe + 7 more photos of the process )
cerealjoe: ([kpop] infinite - sungjong - i touch mys)
I broke the 90 lunchbox mark in this week 9! Yay for the number 9, without it we'd never get to 10.

Why yes, I'm slightly hyper on this Sunday morning.


Monday.
Fish.

+3 - shall we call this ravioli week? )

(all the previous lunchboxes can be seen week by week here... and now also introducing the photo-only option to see all the lunchboxes here!)
cerealjoe: (.hack - Haseo - u talking to me?)
Like before most new things I see a lot of people going "woah! that's not for me, never tried that before, I just know I'll fail." when it comes to cooking/baking. The thing is, you never know till you try and you'll never learn if you never try. Yes, you will fail many times. Yes, you will end up with tons of inedible stuff at one point or another. Everyone ends up with failures. No one mastered the art of riding a bike without first falling a few times, or if they have it's probably because they had training wheels.

And now as to conclude this, let me present a failure that still turned out to be a great brioche!

There are few foods I love more than mantou bread or those buns filled with red beans. I still haven't found a Chinese grandma to cook these things for me, so my choices are essentially buying frozen stuff at the far away store or trying my hand at making some. Like with everything that's good and in the freezer/cupboard I almost prefer the feeling of knowing it's there for "emergencies" to the feeling of eating it. And thus it was time to try my hand at mantou bread. I had two recipes (1 - 2) to help me. I promptly went on to ignore most of the indications and cut the amounts in very weird ways... and added some ingredients.

The end result was more of a brioche than mantou bread but I like brioche too. Next time I'll add some milk or cream to see if I can get some petits pains au lait.



+7 - what came before the buns were done )

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