Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Not My Daughter, You Bitch!

For the past few Harry Potter movie releases, a few of my friends and I have set a whole day aside for a day of leisure. The tradition goes like this: go to a yummy brunch in the morning, then to the supermarket to grab ingredients and snacks, and then back to one of our houses to hang out and make a mouth-watering Jamie Oliver chicken caesar salad and an equally tasty dessert. To top off the day, we would catch a night session of Harry Potter (to avoid those pesky kids and loud teenagers), sneaking in our desserts, popcorn, and 7-11 slurpees. We are truly thrifty people at heart - why pay 3x more at Hoyts for the same thing you can get much cheaper somewhere else?

This past weekend was our last Harry Potter day, and a bittersweet emotion that ran through me all day. The films will never match the books, but they have gotten much better with each film and the actors grew into their characters' skins. This last film was very well-done in my opinion, and I admit I was close to shedding a tear at the end. That is, until I realised they decided to include the ridiculous "19 Years Later" epilogue.

I'm sure you are all more interested in the food we ate/cooked this year, so onto the pictures!

First it was brunch at Chaos Cafe in Neutral Bay:

Mango, Mint and Apple Frappe
Scrambled Special - with Feta, Sundried Tomatoes and Spinach with Sourdough Toast
Omelette with Spinach, Onion and Bacon

Onto the Chicken Caesar Salad - thanks Jamie!
Recipe from Jamie At Home

And Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies for the road:
Carla even took a jar of milk to enjoy her cookies with at the cinema:
Photo courtesy of Carla's Facebook

1 comment:

  1. Good times :) I should've taken more photos! Little did I know I would be inspired to write a food blog the very next day lol...