17 March 2014

Nom nom nom!


Dear diary,

The best thing about being a Hobbit is that they have like 14 meals a day. Where can I sign up for that?

As you might have guessed topic 6 for Gaby's #2014BloggerChallenge is anything food related that we can whisk up.



I decided to tell you some random facts about my relationship with food:
  1. The only food that I don't like: brussels sprouts, avocados and cow tongue.
  2. Weird/disgusting food that I actually do like: snails, brains, pigs' ears.
  3. My best gourmet vacation: Tokyo, Sushi Zanmai being one of my fave restaurants.
  4. My mother owned an Indonesian restaurant near Barcelona before I was born.
  5. I'm a carnivore, I like all kinds of meat (excluding the cow tongue).
  6. I twice made the hubby drive 230km out of course and another 230km back just to go to my favourite restaurant in Spain: Las Piscinas in Villacarriedo (Santander).
  7. Granada is my favourite city in Spain, you can find the best tapas at Los Diamantes. I tell you it's worth the 400km drive.
  8. I enjoy the simplest food, my go-to dish when I have nothing else in the fridge is: Arroz a la Cubana. It's just cooked white rice with fried eggs, a fried banana and some tomato sauce (not ketchup).
  9. When in London I like going to Yo! Sushi, I love watching the dishes parade in front of me. Last time I was there I went on my own for Sumo sundays and had 15 plates.
  10. I like staying at the Paradores hotels in Spain as they serve an amazing breakfast, I usually get up very early (08:00) and don't leave until they close (11:00). 
  11. Once I was kindly asked to leave an all you can eat-buffet restaurant.
  12. I don't like being rude so I'll never complain about the food, at a restaurant, at least. I'll just refrain from going there ever again. To my husband I use to complain all the time (according to him).
  13. You could conclude that I'm a great chef, but no, I'm not completely awful but I'm not good either. It's just something that needs to be done and the alternative (aka hubby) is way worse...
I hope you enjoyed reading this, I thought it would be nice to share a more personal post with y'all.

For the love of food,

8 comments:

  1. I've never been to YO! Sushi but I've always wanted to try it out - it sounds so nice :-)
    www.fairytalesandlittlewhitelies.blogspot.com

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    1. I really like going there, I haven't been in a while as we don't have Yo! Sushi restaurants in Spain. I love that you can drink all the miso soup you want at a fixed price. Thanks for stopping by ;)

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  2. haha thats the best! ''I was once kindly asked to leave an all you can eat! '' so funny! Great post!
    Sophie Jenner
    x

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    1. Thanks a lot, Sophie. Glad you liked it, I sometimes fear my sense of humor doesn't match anybody else's...

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  3. Great post. The hobbit comment had me really laughing.
    Bright and Shiny

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    1. Thank you, Bright and Shiny. It's something that has been in my mind ever since I first read The Lord of the Rings almost 30 years ago. See u around ;)

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  4. Tokyo was one of my favourite food vacations too, the food there was delicious! x

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    1. Indeed it is, I enjoyed it so much that I'm so wanting to go back just for the amazing food. Even the food from the convenience stores was good!

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