Menu plan – Thursday 9 February 2012

The sea this morning…frozen!

No vinterbadning (winterbathing)

for us until the ice melts πŸ™

We still have arctic temperatures here in Copenhagen, so this week’s menu includes lots of comfort food πŸ™‚

Me swimming at the same spot just 4 weeks ago…

In case you haven’t heard it before, I do my shopping ‘on-line’ once a week and order everything we eat for
breakfast and dinner, the kids packed lunches for school, and things like
wine/washing up liquid/’bog roll’.   This week’s grocery bill came to kr. 895
(around Β£99 or $ 157) – still lower than my usual spend of around kr.
1.100 – because I’m still finding a few items in my freezer/pantry that I can ‘get rid of’.

Pork chops Yum-Yum from the website served with roasted grean beans and steamed pearl barley made in my (beloved) ricecooker

* Crockpot chicken (chicken fillets, can of condensed mushroom soup, add frozen peas at the end), in tortilla wraps, served with spinach salad

* Greek (lamb) meatballs, with Greek salad (feta cheese, olives, red onion, cucumber, red pepper and tomato), steamed rice with raisins made in my (beloved) ricecooker

Greek salad…just need to add some olives πŸ™‚

*  Crockpot red lentil soup (leek, potato, red lentils, seasoning, water and chicken stock cubes) with hot homemade bread rolls 

FlΓ¦skesteg (traditional Danish roast pork with lots of yummy crackling), baby potatoes, carrots and lots of lovely, lovely sovs (creamy gravy) – yum!

*  Leftover night = any leftover meat/veggies I can find in the fridge, jazzed up and served as a wholemeal pasta or fried rice dish

Fastelavnsris = Danish carnival decoration

And, remember, there’ll be no menu plan next week as I’m taking the week off with the kids, who are on school winter break for Fastelavn (Danish carnival)…  πŸ˜€

Have a thoroughly thrilling Thursday! πŸ™‚