Menu plan – 26 April 2022

Happy Tuesday! It's Flylady "plan and play" day - time to pay bills (most of ours are set up for automatic payment), plan for some "play" with friends and family, check what's ahead in the diary. A little bit of planning saves a lot of stress! And, of course, we can plan our menus. Here's… Continue reading Menu plan – 26 April 2022

Menu plan – 22 March 2022

Happy Tuesday from Copenhagen where the weather has suddenly changed, we're well above freezing and supermarkets are awash with spring plants, woo hoo! (The official start of Danish spring is 1 March but sometimes our weather takes a while to catch up...) Danish supermarkets are now full of spring plants for the garden! It's Flylady… Continue reading Menu plan – 22 March 2022

Menu plan – 17 March 2022

On Tuesdays (Flyady "Plan and Play") I plan our menu for the week ahead. I don't always enjoy doing it, but, oh, how I enjoy it when it's done! Here's what we're eating at Casa Copenhagen this week... Part of my Flylady Evening Routine is drying out my sink and putting out fresh hand and… Continue reading Menu plan – 17 March 2022

Menu plan – 9 March 2022

Happy Wednesday! Here's what we're eating at Casa Copenhagen this week: Thai Shrimp Recipe from my Dearly-Departed-Mother-in-Law 10-minute midweek meal - Thai Shrimp/Prawn! fish fillets (breaded plaice from the supermarket) with homemade parsley sauce (I keep leftover sauce in the freezer) and oven-roasted root veggies. Chop, sprinkle with salt and pepper, herbs and oil: this… Continue reading Menu plan – 9 March 2022

Menu plan – 5 March 2022

I'm trying to keep going with my basic Routines while war is being waged on our European neighbour, Ukraine. Here's what we've been eating at Casa Copenhagen this week: Vegetables and noodles for Thai Larb Flylady Weekly Plan Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day = pancakesDanish meatball, dumpling and carrot soup (or suppe as it is called… Continue reading Menu plan – 5 March 2022

Menu plan – 23 February 2022

Do you menu plan? I don't always love to do it, but I do love when it's done! Saves me money, time, stress...and stops food waste! Here's our menu at Casa Copenhagen this week! Ratatouille, all ready for the oven! Flylady, example of a Weekly Plan Oven-baked ratatouille with garlic lemon chicken fillets. Oven-roasting the… Continue reading Menu plan – 23 February 2022

Menu plan – 16 February 2022

Good afternoon! Did you celebrate Valentines Day this year? It's not a big thing in Denmark but hubby took me out for an after-work dinner in the city, close to Nyhavn Harbour. So lovely to be out on a very chilly, damp and dreich Monday night! Dinner in Copenhagen city at The Union Kitchen by… Continue reading Menu plan – 16 February 2022

Last-minute budget midweek meal? Oh so easy Instant Pot Risotto!

Looking for a last-minute midweek meal...and you're on a budget? Try this, of so easy, Instant Pot Risotto! If you follow my blog here - and read my menu plans - you know that we eat it once a week: the variations are endless! Here's what I used: onion, garlic, Arborio rice, a good glug… Continue reading Last-minute budget midweek meal? Oh so easy Instant Pot Risotto!

Menu plan – 8 February 2022

Happy Tuesday - time to plan which, for me, includes menu planning. One thing I bake week in week out is a batch of these easy peasy "mix and bake rolls". Have you ever tried them? My recipe is right here! You mix together the ingredients in a bowl, let it sit overnight, spoon on… Continue reading Menu plan – 8 February 2022

Menu plan – 1 February 2022 (Yes, STILL shopping our cupboards/freezer!)

And...just like that, it's the first of February! Happy Tuesday - time to do a spot of planning. Look ahead at what's coming up in the diary, plan some fun for yourself/the family and, last but not least, make a menu plan! Here's what's on the menu this week at Casa Copenhagen. And yes, we… Continue reading Menu plan – 1 February 2022 (Yes, STILL shopping our cupboards/freezer!)

Menu plan – 25 January 2022 (Shopping our cupboards/freezer)

Happy Tuesday and - as it's the 25th of January - happy Burns Night! The time when Scots at home and around the world celebrate the poet, Robert Burns. (He was born on 25 January, lived from 1759 to 1796) And eat haggis, usually accompanied by a wee nip of whisky (I'm not a fan… Continue reading Menu plan – 25 January 2022 (Shopping our cupboards/freezer)

Menu plan – 18 January 2022 (Shopping our cupboards/freezer)

Happy Tuesday - time for a bit of menu planning! Set your timer for 10 minutes, enjoy a cup of tea or chilled water and get going! Here's what's on the menu this week at Casa Copenhagen (still working through what we have in our freezer/pantry this month)! Mongolian beefSwedish cheese pie Mongolian beef with… Continue reading Menu plan – 18 January 2022 (Shopping our cupboards/freezer)

Still shopping our cupboards/freezer/fridge! Menu plan – 12 January 2022

Happy Wednesday! We're still working through what we have in our fridge/freezer/pantry this month and only buying absolute necessities like ryebread and milk. Woo hoo, love to have a good clearout and save money, said the Canny Scot! Here's what's on the menu this week at Casa Copenhagen! I'll be baking a bath of my… Continue reading Still shopping our cupboards/freezer/fridge! Menu plan – 12 January 2022

Shopping my cupboards/freezer/fridge! Menu plan – 4 January 2022

Happy first Tuesday of 2022! It doesn't matter if it's June or January...Tuesday is the day I plan my menu and plan some "play"! We had a wonderful Christmas - very quiet, just the family (hubby and I are now Empty Nesters but our son and daughter came to stay for a couple of days)… Continue reading Shopping my cupboards/freezer/fridge! Menu plan – 4 January 2022