Menu plan – Thursday 15 December 2011

Amazingly we’re still having mild weather with daily temperatures of around 5c or 41f (which is also the temperature of the sea that we swim in every morning!) and still no sign of snow…  It’s pitch dark before 4 pm now – which always makes me want to curl up on the sofa and sleep.  On the other hand, it’s the perfect setting for the St. Lucia procession over at school.  Here’s DD9 and the girls from her year in action on Tuesday afternoon…

Without further ado, here’s whats’s on the menu at Casa Copenhagen for week 50:

*  Meatballs, herby tomato sauce, tagliatelle, salad and freshly baked bread

Madder (Danish open sandwiches) on a night that we’re out to a school party

Baked ham and gratin dauphinois…perfect bed mates! 🙂

*  Honey/mustard baked ham and my version of gratin dauphinois, brussel sprouts

*   Leftover ham added to egg-fried rice or alternatively served in wholemeal pita pockets with salad

* Breakfast for dinner: sausages, scrambled eggs made in my ricecooker, croutons, pancakes, fresh tomatoes/cucumber, orange juice and hot tea

* French beef stew made in the crockpot: cubes of beef, sliced onions, chopped carrots, garlic, red wine, beef stock, salt, pepper, paprika – just dump everthing in the crockpot and turn on the heat ;D

Hurdy Gurdy Swedish Sausage Stew – mmm, comfort food 🙂

Svensk pølsegryde – Hurdy Gurdy Swedish Sausage Stew – our recipe is here

Bon appétit!

Hope you have a thorougly thrilling Thursday! 🙂