Imagine you have a boxed lunch you are actually excited to open. Imagine having fiery noodles inside, some lemony avocado toast, or some soup meshed with yogurt. In a few ways, and a bit of planning, and stocking up on a little sea salt on your desk, a boring weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting. Here is how to do it.
You might have noticed that everyone has a favorite coffee mug but they also eat their lunch from an old and crappy plastic box. Always keep a real bowl, glass, a set of silverware and plate at work. It is proven that food actually tastes better when eaten from a plate than from a box, and with a fork that will not break when you stab a piece of chicken. If you are still a fan of going old-school, there are many Box Lunches in Minneapolis.
You can prepare a special treat lunch by bringing in the slices of good and hard salami, some cheese slices and a hunk of baguette. It is effortless and dignified at the same time, also very French.
Have a small cutting board ready and keep a small and sharp knife for slicing. Also feel free to throw in some olives or nuts, and you are ready as ever.
There is always someone at work who has an avocado in their bag and they figure out the rest later. It is a versatile edible, it only needs a couple ingredients to make it a complete meal. Here are some suggestions: