Places and Food: La Cocina del Puerco, Bellevue, WA

Last Sunday my husband and I wanted some Mexican food for lunch.
A few blocks from our home here in Bellevue, WA there’s a Restaurant called La Cocina del Puerco (the Pork’s Kitchen), we enjoyed the food and we had a really good time there (we ordered the Chile Relleno and some Mexican beers).

Here are few pictures from that day.

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Good waffles in a cute food truck: The Waffle Wagon

Every Friday there’s a food truck a few blocks from my apartment and today I decided to stop by.

The truck is pink and really cute, you can see the picture here:

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They sell waffles, I bought the “Monkey Chow” (a Buttermilk Waffle with Nutella spread, fresh sliced bananas with whipped cream and chopped nuts on top) and it was really delicious.

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I think I’ll be visiting the Waffle Wagon again next week 😉

Cooking Time: Lamb and Vegetables

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This is a picture of another meal I submitted for the Cooking and Nutrition Course (in this case we were asked to prepare a balanced meal).

Ingredients:

– Lamb
– Potatoes
– Brussels sprouts
– Carrots
– Mushrooms
– Green Onions
– Vinegar
– Butter
– Olive oil
– Parsley flakes
– Salt and pepper

 

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

2. Wash and chop all the vegetables.

3. Cut the lamb into pieces

4. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the lamb with some parsley flakes, vinegar, salt and pepper

5. Cook until the lamb is a little brown in the outside.

6. Put the lamb, 2 tablespoons of butter and the vegetables in a oven pan with 2 1/2 cups of water.

7. Put the pan with all the ingredients in the oven and leave it there until the lamb is tender and the vegetables are well cooked.

Food and Cooking: Breakfast assignment

One of the assignments from the course of Nutrition and Cooking in which I’m enrolled was make a “Balanced Breakfast”, here’s a photo of what I prepared:

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Omelette ingredients: Eggs, cheese, mushrooms, cooking spray (olive oil), parsley flakes.

Yogurt mix ingredients: Plain yogurt, strawberries, granola and blackberries.

Source of proteins: Eggs, cheese, yogurt.
Source of carbohydrate (grains): Granola
Vegetables: Mushrooms
Fruits: Strawberries and blackberries.