last week i celebrated a birthday! i turned 40 minus 3. i also decided that i deserved to eat and drink special things cooked by other people and not in my kitchen. here are a few delicious morsels i savoured for you…
a meal of delicious seafood at Matt Moran’s Chiswick.
i’ve always maintained that Bar 36 (aka Blu Horizon bar at the Shangri-la) makes the best vodka martini. a birthday martini is becoming my yearly tradition!
brekkie at Sotto in North Sydney
because birthday girls drink bubbles!
i read about this new organic, sustainable cafe (Cooh) and had to go! i had smoked trout with roasted beets, radish, goats feta mousse and a seed crisp. soooo good.
And I’ve eaten some delicious fare of late, which I thought I’d share with you.
some have been delectably healthy…
green smoothie made with coconut water, kale, celery, apple, cucumber & mint
make the best of this seasons ripe creamy avocado; with lettuce, tomato & salmon
I’ve been experimenting with the paleo recipes.
I created paleo chicken nuggets; chicken mince, coriander, chilli, shredded coconut & then rolled in coconut flour & air fried in my Philips AirFryer!
snacking on roasted almonds with Japanese chilli salt & paprika and coconut oil
And then the not so healthy…
celebrating my husband’s success (uni post-grad) with Bollinger champagne and homemade coleslaw & American-style pork ribs!
a socialicious dinner party with friends!
a French bistro style dinner with my girlfriends (I ate the meal on the top right; duck & celeriac mash) at Felix at The Ivy
But it’s not all about me….Harley bear had a birthday! He turned 3 years old and he had a birthday party with a few doggy friends at the dog cafe. He had a delicious lunch of mince, rice & veggies and a dog friendly birthday cake!!!
clockwise from top left: coffee @ Urban Bites, Newtown beans & milk jugs @ Urban Bites, Newtown receiving my printed Instagram album from Printstagram view of the city from my balcony clockwise from top left: coffee from Mano Espresso, Glebe mid-week BBQ dinner; steak & salad celebrating passing my Prince2 Practitioner exam clockwise from top: everyday bling my new favourite love poem present from my BFF clockwise from top left: note to self little Harley munchkin new purchase; House of Harlow Aztec bangle
It’s Saturday evening & we’re heading off shortly to
see & laugh ourselves silly in ‘This is 40’ at the movies.