Category Archives: Sushi

Slightly bigger lunch today

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Celebrating Dan’s return from his first term at university.

 

Time for lunch!

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(Note that this is only half as much as on certain other occasions.)

Birthday sushi

For Dan’s birthday (and mine, which was six days earlier), I took him to Birmingham, which as far as I can tell is the nearest place to us that you can get good sushi. My goal was to fill him so full of sushi that he actively wanted to not eat any more. Here he is with the first plateful:

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Mid-morning snack

From the this-is-why-I’m-fat files.

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Breakfast

Part 3 in the ongoing This Is Why I’m Fat series

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… although, to cut myself some credit, it was made using the rice left over from last night’s meal.

The other ingredients, as if you didn’t already know: “spicy crab” (surimi, mayonnaise, chili powder), pickled daikon, lettuce, nori (sheets of dried seaweed), and of course soy sauce and gari (pickled ginger).

Oops, I did it again

How’s that diet going, Mike?

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Uh, not so great. Why do you ask?

This is why I’m fat

Because my weight was gradually creeping up, I put myself on a diet at the end of April: no chocolate, no alcohol, no food between meals, and smaller portions. I am sticking to the first three prongs, but this is what I made myself for lunch last Friday:

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I know … I’m not helping myself.