I totally stole this tag from Kerri because I’m just too tiiiired to do another travel post right now. All that sorting of photos – ugh! Food, on the other hand, I can do. Here goes:
1. What’s your favourite breakfast?
A full English or Irish breakfast, obviously. Not that I would want to eat that every day, but as a special treat, mmmm! Failing that a bacon sarnie with proper English bacon.
2. How do you drink your coffee?
With all the milk. If I can’t have one that’s more milk than coffee I need to add all the sugar. I also like horribly sweet concoctions à la Starbucks except not actually Starbucks because I don’t go there.
3. What’s on your favourite sandwich?
Don’t you mean in? No open-topped sarnies over here please! Feta, avocado and rocket please! Or bacon with brown sauce.
4. Soup or Salad?
Well it clearly depends on the weather, doesn’t it? Soup if it’s cold, salad when it’s too hot to cook (or I’m too lazy).
5. What’s your favourite cookbook?
I have one called Healthy Eats that’s pretty good, but realistically all my recipes come from the Internet soo… BBC Good Food?
6. No more sweets or no more hearty foods?
I think it has to be sweets. I would miss chocolate, but I would miss mashed potatoes more!
7. What’s your favourite Cuisine?
Probably Indian, but British-style Indian. I’d have to go to India to decide whether I like the real deal.
8. What’s your favourite food movie?
I totally have to steal Kerri’s answer here and say Ratatouille because the only other food film I can think of is Chocolat and I hated that! (Book is so much better!)
9. What’s your most guilty pleasure?
Umm… I don’t know? There’s nothing I feel guilty about eating (well, other than too much and that could be too much of almost anything. Except maybe lettuce leaves.)
10. What’s your greatest inspiration source?
I feel bad that I’m stealing all of Kerri’s answers, but my stomach is just so perfect a response! Failing that my inspiration comes from whatever random stuff we have lying around after I’ve failed to go shopping again.
11. Cooking at home or going out for dinner?
Cooking and having to deal with the mess or letting someone else do all the work? I prefer the latter. Although I actually do enjoy cooking for friends (Christmas dinner for 9 anyone?) so what I’m really saying is I would rather not have to cook every single day after work (but life would rapidly get expensive if we always ate out instead. So unfair)
12. High end or low profile?
I don’t understand the question… high end is expensive, right? But what’s low profile? Like a place nobody else knows about? Those two things aren’t opposites, are they? I’m so confused!
13. What’s your favourite restaurant?
I don’t have one – I like to keep trying new ones.
14. I do my grocery shopping at:
One of two local supermarkets. One is closer, the other sells the teabags I like. Sometimes I go to Aldi but it’s on the other side of Basel so it rarely happens.
15. The tastiest food I’ve ever eaten was:
EVER?! That’s a lot of food for you to expect me to just pick one thing from…
17. Coffee with George Clooney or Heston Blumenthal?
I had to google the Heston guy… apparently he’s a TV chef? Neither, really but if I absolutely have to pick one then George Clooney just because I still love E.R.
18. What should not be missing in your kitchen?
A freezer. I didn’t have one for about 3 years and it was so annoying!
19. What is your favourite snack?
All the British crisps… Monster Munch, Wotsits, Skips, Hula Hoops. Sadly I almost never get to eat them.
20. What’s on your pizza?
It really depends what I’m in the mood for, but bacon, yellow peppers and feta is a good combo. Plus the normal pizza cheese of course.
21. What food do you really dislike?
Broccoli – it’s the devil. Also sweetcorn, green peppers, mushrooms and liver.
22. What’s your favourite food blog?
Don’t know… don’t read any.
23. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Oyster omelette. Also the most disgusting thing I’ve ever eaten. Maybe that should have been the answer to question 21?
24. What’s on your food bucket list?
Drink champagne in Champagne and port in Porto. Yes I’m aware those are drinks, but so is coffee. I also want to eat frog’s legs in France… there, I included a food!
25. I couldn’t live without:
Potatoes. I will also accept sweet potatoes as a substitute.
I tag everyone who feels like telling me about their eating habits. And now, appropriately, I’m off to find something to cook for dinner.
16 thoughts on “25 Food Questions Tag”
Oooh love the idea of this post.Great answers too.Feta and avocado sandwich sounds good.Oyster omelette eugh:)X
There’s a place in Germany (chain) that does a baguette with avocado, feta, rocket and some kind of amazing sauce. It’s so good!
Fun post! For a food movie, I can recommend “Belle Martha”! There was an American version of it done a year or so later, though I can’t remember the title. I found Belle Martha charming in many ways. A lot of these questions would be _really_ hard to answer!
Oops – I meant to add that “Belle Martha” is a German movie, even though it sounds Italian.
Yes, they were hard… hence why I’ve just failed to answer some of them 😉
I’ve never heard of Belle Martha!
I love your answer for #25 – because I’m right there with you. I love all things potato and all things cheese.
I could eat soup all year round, I rarely take the weather into account when cooking. I just put the fan on and eat with a breeze… I made stew the other weekend because we fancied it and it must be the most weather inappropriate dish going at the moment.
Oh I love broccoli, it’s probably my favourite vegetable. We eat it multiple times a week haha, steamed or roasted, it’s so so good. One year I went to Christmas dinner at a family members house and at the time I was a pretty picky eater and ended up with a plate of broccoli, it was good, but I wouldn’t have said no to some potatoes.
Oh sweet potatoes, you are amazing, but you are also expensive and only sometimes I get a bad one and it’s just not the same.
I like these answers! I need more tag posts to write!
We don’t have a fan and honestly 90% of the reason I don’t make soup in summer is because I’m laaaazy! Chopping vegetables then blending is so much hard work. I am having soup for lunch today, but the ready-made kind.
LOVE your answer to question 6! I think I would miss mashed potatoes too much as well!
I actually agree with quite a few of your answers. This is a fun post – I may well steal it sometime soon.
Yes, you should definitely steal it. Who isn’t interested in food?
I may have to steal too. I don’t get that question about low/high profile food either though.
Can’t believe you didn’t know who Heston Blumenthal is! You’d like his shows – try the ones where he makes historical food!
full english breakfast is my fave as well! i love indian too, but definitely never had the real stuff lol.
i don’t want to choose between sweets and hearty food! i love sweats but like you, i would never give up potatoes of any kind haha
I LOVE THIS!! WHY DID I NOT READ AND COMMENT ON THIS BEFORE! Your answers are hilarious and I concur with many of those except SWEETCORN??? I LLOVE sweetcorn!!!