Thai style

International dinner, today it’s the turn of coconut milk, red curry, rice, prawns, etc… that can only mean one thing, we are talking about Thailand.

Today the options were rice with: pork with red curry and pineapple, prawns with vegetables, chicken with coconut milk and tofu with vegetables.

 

The mussels are here!

Today we were finally able to eat the famous marinated mussels. It has been an experience that we hope to repeat soon.


We also had the option of pasta with cheese sauce, cauliflower medallion with cheese and our salad buffet which today also included hummus.


And remember, “mussels that don’t open are best not eaten.”

 

Burguer night

Tonight we enjoyed a special burger, it was a chicken burger with mushroom sauce, it was really good! On the side we had some wonderful vegetables and of course frites. There was also a choice of spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce.


We also show you an original salad from our buffet, where our imagination knows no bounds!

For dessert we had pancakes with fruit and jam.

 

 

Our weekend in food

The chefs took good care for us this weekend and prepared a lot of tasty meals. Take a look at some of the plates:

Pasta with tomato sauce, mixed vegetables and a wrap.

Mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and vegetarian bites.

A vegetarian lasagna with broccoli and cauliflower.

Salad with i.a. artichokes, bell pepper, cheese…

Chili con carne with broccoli.

Baked Alaska for dessert.

A look on some trays who just passed the amazing brunch buffet.

A delicious start to the weekend

We started our weekend off with some amazing dinner options. For those wanting a lot of vegetables, there was the salad bar to create your own tasty salad.

Vegetarians could enjoy a delicious risotto with grilled onions, bell peppers, artichokes, beans and sweet potato.

For the meat lovers their was a burger and pasta.

This evenings dessert was a delicious apple pie because an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Kebab

The chef prepared us a delicious kebab tonight. There was a choice of beef, veil or chicken with the vegetables. This was topped of with an amazing Algerian sauce. If kebab was not your thing, you could go for lentils with curry/coco.

As always, the students could make their own colourful salad.

A deliciously sweet pavlova was waiting for dessert!

Italian night

Tonights’ dinner was Italian themed, which of course called for pasta. We had farfale with a choice of sauces and vegetables. Their was bolognese sauce, mushroom sauce and tomato sauce. The children could add several vegetables to the pasta such as broccoli and carrots.

La vita è una combinazione di magia e pasta

Chicken drumsticks

The children enjoyed some chicken drumsticks, mashed potatoes en a mix of vegetables tonight. As always there was a salad option. Some children went back for seconds and even thirds. They truly enjoyed the meal!

For dessert there was some vanilla/chocolate cake with coconut flakes.

As always their was an amazing vegetarian option: wraps with beetroot.

We are back!

After a wonderful weekend in the mountains and having fed the soul. Now it’s time to feed our bodies back in the CDL dining hall.

On the menu today we had either ribs with barbecue sauce or salmon In a herb crust with hollandaise sauce, served with rice.

We also had a choice of salads, samosas and cereal risotto.

And for dessert, a magnificent lemon cake, really tasty!

 

Bún bò: a popular Vietnamese dish

Once again the chefs have surprised us, today they have presented Bún bò, a Vietnamese soup that containing rice vermicelli (bún) and beef (). There was also a choice of turkey and prawn curry.

And an excellent dessert, sweet coconut with passion fruit or raspberry tart, who can say no to that?

Salmon burger

The salmon burger has arrived in the CDL and it is delicious!

A different way of eating fish and playing with the senses, if it wasn’t for the sign, we wouldn’t know it was fish.

As a choice or accompaniment we had some wonderful nuddles with beef and vegetables.

Cena con un sapore d’Italia

Our title today means “dinner with a taste of Italy”

Why did we choose this title?

The solution is easy: pasta, arancini (stuffed, breaded and fried rice balls filled with ragu, mozzarella cheese and often peas) and chicken focaccia, all delicacies of Italian gastronomy.

P.S., one of our students from Italy has given his blessing to the pasta, which is not easy, congratulations to the chefs!

Noodles night

Today we had noodles for dinner, accompanied with beef, duck, vegetables or shrimps.

In addition to our salad buffet, with a wide variety of fresh vegetables.

Our house parent Lucelia following the oriental tradition in search of fortune, good luck!

Mexican-style chicken pita

At dinner today, we enjoyed a wonderful chicken pita with tangy raw vegetables and its tartar sauce with white cheese.

There was also a fish, fish n’ chips with plaice, and a vegetable option, vegetarian steak with saffron rice and mixed vegetables

Sandwich and kebab night

Today we had the possibility to have a delicious sandwich with hummus and melted cheese or the other option kebab, with pita bread and beef in homemade sauce, with the option of accompanying it with a multitude of roasted vegetables.

For dessert we had a wonderful pineapple cone ice cream, but we couldn’t take a picture of it because it was melting. Next time we promise to show it to you.

Can you feel it? It’s brunch time!

The week is coming to the end but here comes what we have all been waiting for, brunch!

The first brunch of the school year has lived up to expectations, we have been able to find everything: the famous scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes and other vegetables.

For those with a sweet tooth we had crepes and some cakes, as well as the wonderful chocolate bread. We also had a big variety of juices with lots of vitamins and fruit salad.

A nice way to get some energy for a good start of the week.

 

Saturday dinner

In the dinner hall today we have had several options, we have selected some to show you:

The first one, a stewed meat dish with potatoes and cheese quiche.

The second, a chili burger with vegetables, potatoes and some cereal.

And finally, a wonderful dessert.

Veggie friday

Tonight the chefs have surprised us with a wonderful pesto rice, curried potatoes and a vegetable and feta steak.

There was also a good choice of turkey with mustard and tomato.

Getting ready for the weekend!

Winter Dinner

This weekend we have celebrated the traditional Winter Dinner with a very special menu and in a wonderful environment. Everyone was delighted on this special occasion where we celebrate together before the Winter Break.

Happy Thanksgiving

Tonight we have celebrated Thanksgiving. We have had a special dinner with Turkey, Mashed potatoes, Sweetcorn and Broccoli. For dessert, we´ve tasted a delicious Pumpkin Pie and Apple Pie. We had the chance to write a little note to reflect on what we are thankful for. For sure, we are thankful for sharing this dinner together.

Russian Night

Our traditional International Dinner on Wednesday surprises us tonight with a special Russian dinner. We could taste bortsch soup, Oliver salad, salmon, stroganoff, and tasty vegetables in addition. All accompanied by great music. Enjoy meal!

 

Thursday Night

Tonight we welcome October with our traditional Pizza night and we celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, is when families gather to sample autumn harvests, light lanterns and admire what’s believed to be the fullest moon of the year. It is celebrated primarily in East and Southeast Asia.


 

L’Escalade or Fête de l’Escalade

Today we had an special soup:

Why?

Well… today is La Fête de l’Escalade:

This celebration comes from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls, is an annual festival in Geneva, Switzerland, held each December in celebration of the defeat of an attempt to conquer the Protestant city by the Catholic Duchy of Savoyt. Troops sent byCharles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy,attempted a surprise attack during the night of 11–12 December 1602, but according to legend, were repulsed by a cook who dumped boiling vegetable soup on the invaders before raising an alarm. The celebrations and other commemorative activities are usually held on 12 December or the closest weekend.

 

Pizza day : )

During the pizza day you can choose from different varieties of pizza, beside you have the opportunity to add some fresh salad with cherry tomatoes.

 

Lemon cake for dessert!

PIZZA DAY!

Every Thursday you have the opportunity to choose a pizza and enjoy the Italian flavors.

Haven’t you tried it yet? Take note for next Thursday 😉