I have a few things to share with you from my kitchen again in April. I'm sharing this post with Lizzy from Good Things and In My Kitchen blogging challenge.
I've been buying a lot of different citrus fruits lately, especially blood oranges, but now their season is unfortunately ending. I have quite often pressed them into juice, or just added pieces to my breakfast yogurt bowls, or have had some fruit segments as snack at work. I can't believe that I still got a flu regardless my high consumption of fresh fruit.
We purchased these new lunch boxes that are especially good for soups. We already have the rectangular ones by Joseph Joseph from the same range, and quite like them. However these are so much better for soups and broths, as they don't spill any liquid at all. I can imagine a layered colourful salad looking cute in these too. This only means now that I can make more lunch soups.
I recently visited the Southbank Centre food market in London, and got this proper Danish rye bread there. It was just as good as in Scandinavia, very dense and containing some seeds. One slice can keep you going for quite a while.
I've also been baking homemade rolls as usual, and made these spelt rolls with sundried tomato. They were nice as fresh bread always is.
This organic Japanese umami paste with ginger was a really good purchase, and I can see many different uses for it. So far I've used it as a glazing of roasted vegetables for sushi filling, and as a dipping sauce with soy etc. It's very flavoursome and practical to use.
I've had this Cornish seaweed salt for a while, but haven't used it much yet. I guess I have too many flavoured salts that not all of them are used as often.
To cheer up my succulent collection, I bought this ceramic hedgehog carrying a succulent on its spines. Cute!
I haven't done anything in my balcony garden yet this year, shame on me! I think I will get some plantlings later that are already a bit more advanced, as I didn't plant anything myself. It's nice to see though that some plants from last year have returned like these mint and strawberries.
I like these wooden food trays made from pine and harvested from a sustainable source. They are perfect for summer parties with friends and family.
This was my kitchen in April. I hope you liked the post.