"When the Food Gods created the world they were generous to mankind.
During the first six days they created international cuisines beyond one's imagination.
Then, on the 7th day, they said: Let there be light!"
As the French would know, the English translation for
I decided to be stray from my usual skim latte by ordering "Le bol coffee". Little did I know that it would dwarf mom's regular sized flat white and make it seem like a piccolo coffee in comparison. Note to self: when the menu describes a beverage as 'le bol'... it literally means a bowl!
Corn cakes with poached eggs, crispy bacon, avocado and relish
(These corn cakes have a firmer texture than the corn frittatas served at Bill's, but taste just as good. Poached eggs had the ooze and there was generous amounts of crispy bacon. The relish resembled a mexican roma tomato salsa, extremely flavoursome but not too overbearing- a nice complement to other plainer elements of the dish. And the avocado, tasted like any other ordinary avocado haha)
And here I am, contemplating how I will consume that entire bowl of coffee (as you can see, it was almost the size of my head!) as well as my large plate of food.
Left: A mouthful of goodness with a taste of all the elements incorporated in my dish
Right: Mom's creation of sliced poached eggs on lightly toasted sourdough
Wandering to the back of the cafe for a business card (that I can add to my collection), I unwittingly stumble upon the
Now, a brisk walk to the car to work off some of the food I ate. Although it was only five metres, I made a poor attempt to console myself that any exercise is better than no exercise. Or maybe eating should just be a form of exercise, then our lives would be a lot easier!*