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Maple syrup and jam

One of the most popular recurring features on this blog is airline food. You people are mad for it. No other posts get as much instant attention as these airline meal posts. If you have any theories as to why this is, please let me know below.

While I wait for your replies to pour in, let me tell you about a recent eating adventure from above the clouds that was made a whole lot more enjoyable by music.

Recently returning from Philadelphia on British Airways, Josh and I were treated to a decent-verging-on-notable meal that appeared to be completely vegan. But it wasn’t just the inclusion of vegan spread and a salad dressing kit that made my flight enjoyable. I was also blown away by the staggering amount of super cool music featured within the inflight entertainment catalogue.

Let’s get the food over and done with and then we can talk music.

My main meal tray featured a tasty tomato dish with sides of mushroom sauce and steamed broccoli. I wasn’t running up and down the plane celebrating culinary greatness, but it was a solid dish that was consumed promptly. That’s about as good as it gets on a flight for vegans.

The salad was just a salad except for the little dressing kit accompanying the bowl. A small bottle of olive oil sat with a sachet of salt and herb called Mrs Dash. It was life-altering, but I don’t think I’ve seen ingredients to make your own vegan dressing on any other flight.

Toss in a bit of fruit and my meal was of a fairly high standard, but it was the music that made this the best flight of recent times. Check out the food photos mixed with shots of some of the albums I enjoyed.

Any of your favourites in there?

Pixies - Doolittle

Pixies – Doolittle

Prince - Sign 'O' The Times

Prince – Sign ‘O’ The Times

Main meal PHI-LHR

Main meal PHL-LHR

Siousxie & The Banshees - Tinderbox

Siousxie & The Banshees – Tinderbox

Salad in a bowl

Salad in a bowl

The Smiths - The Sound Of The Smiths

The Smiths – The Sound Of The Smiths

Oil & a dash of Mrs Dash

Oil & a dash of Mrs Dash

The Stooges - The Stooges

The Stooges – The Stooges

Grace Jones - The Masters Collection

Grace Jones – The Masters Collection

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  1. That tiny bottle of olive oil is adorable.

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