S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

My life through culinary highlights

  • Strawberry muffins, baked from an apple muffin recipe on Thursday. They were meltingly tender. We spared two for our fellow badminton players.
  • Tomato and Cucumber soup at Carluccio's on Friday. Fresh, zesty, nicely seasoned.
  • Fries, crisp on the outside, smooth on the inside, on Saturday at the Dovetail with aquitaineq, genibane, cwjat, and C. They were just as good as I remembered them from my first trip to this Belgian gastropub. The belgian waffle was quite good too. Only downside: the waffle was the only dessert option. When we were there on a Tuesday, there were a good eight or so dessert choices. It really is a city pub, doing most of its business on weekdays.
  • Roasted fig salad with wild game pie, all ingredients bought at the Borough Market and eaten on Sunday.
  • Brownies, eaten on a step along the plaza at Coven Garden on Sunday with austengirl and lady_ceres, homemade by austengirl's husband. Easy to eat, with a very nice chocolatey finish, something often lacking in brownies.
  • Chicken gyoza, at Wagamama, also on Sunday with austengirl and lady_ceres. Tasty, more-ish, much better balance between dumplings and sauce than the duck gyoza

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