Read along as I try to gourmand my way through lockdown.

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Day #18: carrot soup

Because having soup on Sundays is just awesome At some point I think I said something about getting carrots in my first haul because they don’t go off very fast and you can keep them forever. Right? Damn right, because it was on day #18 that I decided the carrots were at death’s door andContinue reading “Day #18: carrot soup”

Day #15: stuffed peppers

There’s just something about hollow vegetables that screams ‘stuff us’, isn’t there? Sorry, wording. That sounded filthy. But you know what I mean, I’m sure. Anyway, on day #15 I felt like having lentils and I thought stuffing some peppers with a mix of lentils, nuts and other veg would make a good dinner. (ItContinue reading “Day #15: stuffed peppers”

Day #14: random vegetables

Because even I don’t always feel like coming up with something worth writing about… Sometimes I just can’t really be bothered with cooking. Or mostly, sometimes I can’t come up with thinking of something creative. Day #14 was a day like that, so I just made some potato wedges in the oven, sautéed some moreContinue reading “Day #14: random vegetables”

Stocking up: the second haul

Giving in to the collective panic… As many people, I am in a whatsapp group that is devoted exclusively to discussing anything corona. Normally I wouldn’t be interested, but the people in the group are pretty funny, which means it’s mostly sharing memes and generally making light of the situation. I enjoy this because sometimesContinue reading “Stocking up: the second haul”

Non-foods: laundry

Why do today what you can put off ’till next month… If I can put something off until later, I will. That is why 3 weeks after moving into my new flat, I still hadn’t ordered a washing machine. It’s an ‘order before midnight, have a working washing machine delivered to your flat the nextContinue reading “Non-foods: laundry”

Day #3: squash risotto

Even in lockdown, it’s still Saturday goddamnit On Saturday I figured I’d take the time to cook up something fancy for myself, so I went for risotto. It’s nice and zen with all the stirring going on, and you can swig from the bottle of white whilst you’re cooking. I decided to make more thanContinue reading “Day #3: squash risotto”


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