Late post… Due to the bank holiday, rain and being hungover, I thought it would be a good idea to create another blog post. Every month, I’m going to try and come up with “five food favourites“; basically where I pick 5 random foods that I’ve enjoyed. Hopefully this will also help me to try new foods/recipes. Anyway, back to the five favs:
1. Rekorderling Passionfruit cider (top right)
The sun was out this weekend and in true British style, my family decided to have a BBQ. Obviously it would’ve been rude not to have a cider in the sun. The cider itself is really sweet, but if you don’t like the taste of cider, I think this might change your mind. It’s made from Swedish spring water, which makes the cider light and very refreshing. Will certainly purchase again and would like to try the other new flavours!
2. Cayenne Pepper (bottom right)
Since going on a diet, I’ve heard nothing but good things about this spice. According to various sites, Cayenne Pepper is meant to be one of the healthiest foods and provide lots of health benefits. I’ve only used the pepper once, basically I created a marinade for chicken breasts (maybe I’ll post a recipe in the future..). The verdict is that it does provide a kick but nothing too overpowering, think Medium peri-peri chicken.
3. New Covent Garden Soup Range (bottom middle)
I love a good soup for lunch, especially if it’s from the New Convent Garden range. There is a good selection within the range, from the standard tomato to my fav at the moment – spicy corn chowder. The soups are only around 130 kcals per half a carton and usually 1 or 2 of your five a day. They are also good value for money – only around £2.00 and super filling, so yes, I would 100% recommend trying this for lunch.
4. Sushi (bottom left)
Another lunch time favourite at the moment is Sushi. I have only recently tried sushi, reason being that I’m not a massive fan of seafood. That being said, I randomly visited Yo Sushi with the boyfriend and really enjoyed it! Since then I’ve had a little bit of an obsession.
5. Wagamama’s Yaki Udon (top left)
I met up for a Wagamama’s lunch with one of my university friends this weekend. Due to being on a diet, I decided to have a look at the menu beforehand. It’s fab that Wagamama’s provide nutrition values, it really does make my dieting life so much easier! I usually go for the chicken katsu curry, but after seeing how much fat there is in the dish, I decided to look at alternatives. The Yaki Udon is made from Udon (thick noddles made with wheat), curry oil, chicken, prawns, chikuwa, egg and other lovely ingredients. It’s such a yummy dish, not too spicy and really filling – I’ve been craving it since!
Please let me know if you like these sort of posts and would like to see more!