Weekend food round up featuring Bron’s Weiner schnitzel and more

Okay so it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these food round ups. I’m not limiting myself to this weekend either šŸ˜‰

Let’s start on Thursday. It was a payday which means lunch has to be a celebration.

A cheese burger from Urban Bean Espresso Bar which I ate nude (sans bread) to keep it low carb.

A cheese burger from Urban Bean Espresso Bar which I ate nude (sans bread) to keep it low carb.

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The last weekend in Sydney was amazing My Easter | #ManFlu | #bestblogs13Ā  We ate so well. This week albeit a short one I was back to the run of the mill. On Monday evening I considered a Meatless Monday but reconsidered and cooked a chicken schnitzel.

Meatless Monday

#dinner I thought about #MeatlessMonday

A nice green salad


Chicken Schnitzel

#dinner Chicken schnitzel and salad #yummy

I love chicken thigh schnitzel


Of course after dinner I needed to try a couple of ZumbaronsĀ®


Zumbarons for #supper #yummy

I have no idea of the flavours. They were delicious.


Breakfast Smoothie

#breakfast Back to the routine. Iced coffee banana smoothie with spinach #yummy

Back to the routine. Iced coffee banana smoothie with spinach.


Morning office coffee and ZumbaronsĀ®

#lunch Coffee and Zumbarons #yummy

It’s so nice to enjoy a morning coffee with macarons


On Tuesday evening I was going to make chicken schnitzel and salad again. For some reason I wanted to try something different. I thought about chicken and potato gems but after a weekend of really rich food I wanted salad but I also didn’t want salad. I think I’ve been watching too many cooking competitions on television, I thought about a salad in a different form. I love my blender so why not liquefy my salad. It contained the usual elements, viz., salad leaves, spring onions, red onion, tomato, coriander, plus some lemon juice and zest and olive oil. I added some chilli flakes and coarsely ground black pepper. I then liquefied it in my blender.

Experimental food

#dinner Chicken schnitty and my liquid salad. #yummy The salad had leaves, spring onion, coriander, red onion, tomatoes, lemon juice and zest, olive oil, sherry, Chilli flakes and black pepper.

Honestly it looks like I vomited my salad. It tasted good though.



The last of the Zumbarons #yummy

My last ZumbaronsĀ®


My morning office coffee felt empty just like the box without ZumbaronsĀ®

Adriano Zumbo ZumbaronsĀ® Box

I wish this box wasn't empty šŸ˜ž Office #coffee


There were still Easter eggs at work. I was told I needed to help out and eat chocolate.


I've been told I must take the biggest piece šŸ˜ƒ

Who am I to object


Wednesday night Bron came over to help put together my Ikea bookcase from the weekend.

Laying out the fasteners

Yes I've been to Ikea


We took a break for dinner

Lamb Cutlets

#dinner lamb cutlets and green salad #yummy


Bron made homemade non-church ice cream. There was violet crumble and Queensland nut ice cream.

Ice Cream

#dessert Bron made these ice creams. Violet crumble and macadamia both in caramel #yummy


The finished product


With Bron's help I have #Ikea shelving


Thursday morning office coffee

Bertie Beetle

Hello Bertie Beetle šŸ˜ƒ Morning office #coffee

Bertie Beetle is having its fiftieth anniversary this year. Check out the wikipedia entry.


Lunch was a veal stroganoff pie

Veal Stroganoff Meat Pie

#lunch veal strog pie #yummy


After lunch I had a passionfruit whoopie http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopie_pie

Passionfruit whoopie

Passionfruit whoopie


Thursday was a pretty long day, we’re ramping up at work to monitor the situation with Influenzavirus A H7N9 so when I left work I felt like takeaway

Fish and chips

#dinner #cholesterolcrisis fish, chips and potato scallops. No I didn't finish it all #yummy

Nothing better than freshly cooked battered fish, potato scallops and chips. I love potato scallops. I have friends from Victoria who call them potato cakes which cracks me up. A good potato scallop is hand cut, not too thick and not to thin. The best I’ve ever had came from a cafe in Brookside Shopping Centre in Brisbane.


After the fish and chips I ate the rest of Bron’s ice cream straight from the plastic container

Ice Cream

Bron's homemade Queensland nut and caramel ice cream #yummy

This was Queensland nut caramel. It was delicious.Ā 


Breakfast on Friday was a Mavi Breakfast Wrap

Breakfast wrap

A Mavi breakfast wrap isn't as good without Bron

These are so good. Sadly I ate this without Bron. I had an early start and needed to work through.



Office #coffee


On Friday evening after work I went to the local club with Bron to have dinner

Reef and beef

#dinner Reef and beef #yummy

This is a scotch fillet and prawn cutlets with chips.


So how is my ManFlu? It’s okay. I’m still coughing and spluttering. I should be fine by the end of this weekend.


I’m still hoping friends will vote for me šŸ™‚


Brookside shopping centre http://www.brookside.com.au/

Google maps http://goo.gl/maps/b99pU

Canberra Southern Cross Club at Jamison http://www.cscc.com.au/location/jamison/
Google maps https://www.google.com/maps?q=Cnr+Catchpole+%26+Bowman+Streets++Macquarie+ACT+2614&hl=en&ll=-35.252059,149.069892&spn=0.002585,0.005845&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.858685,135.263672&hnear=Bowman+St+%26+Catchpole+St,+Macquarie+Australian+Capital+Territory+2614,+Australia&t=m&z=19&iwloc=A