I’m not sure I should have eaten anything today after my epic ekka weekend. I was hoping to focus on healthful food but then a friend mentioned an area at work was selling RSPCA cupcakes in support of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Naturally I succumbed. Cruelty to animals is abhorrent, that said, when appropriate and when the ends justifies the means, I am a supporter of the selective use of animals for testing countermeasures developed and manufactured to protect humans. There are some diseases that are now so rare but so important the only way to test new products for diagnosis and treatment is by using animals.
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For breakfast this morning I had some smoked salmon and an egg on an English muffin.
For lunch I had some smoked salmon and salad leaves.
This afternoon I experienced sudden onset vertigo and headache. I feel like I’m developing an infection of some sort. Because I’m not feeling well and to maintain the salmon theme I cooked a fillet of salmon in paper along with a cob of sweet corn.
- Salmon fillet with skin on
- Sweet corn
- Wet a cob of corn under some running water
- Wrap in aluminium foil
- Put into an oven at 200 °C for 1 hour
- Rub some olive oil on a fillet of salmon
- Place on some baking paper
- Add some lemon zest
- Add a wedge of lemon
- Seal in the paper (I use staples)
- When the corn gets to the 40 minute mark put the salmon in the oven for 20 minutes
- At the 1 hour mark remove the salmon and corn and allow the food to rest for 5 minutes
- Plate up and shoot a photograph
- Eat the meal
- Wash the dishes
- Write the recipe
- Blog (verb)