Recipes

Recipe 7 – Ice Dreams | Swedish coconut cookies

Dreams to die for… This week is really all about the baking. I decided to bake another classic, with a small twist. Drömmar (dreams) are a well known and beloved type of Swedish cookies. This version adds the “exotic” (oh well, for the time when this recipe was created at least) [...]

27th November 2015

Recipe 6 – Cut chocolate cookies

Chocolate cookies that are super simple and quick to bake Today I’m making a true Swedish classic. A straight translation of the name would be “chocolate cuts”, but I guess calling them cut chocolate cookies sounds better. They are so simple to make that even people who say they [...]

24th November 2015

Recipe 5 – Salmon rolls gourmet

These Salmon rolls are a quick and easy starter that anyone can make. They can be served directly after preparation, but I found that they taste even better if they are left in the fridge for a couple of hours. A nice starter with flavors taken from the traditional Swedish smorgasbord. Salmon rolls [...]

13th November 2015

Recipe 4 – Parsnip gratin

Today’s recipe is for people who enjoy parsnips. Not everyone likes this vegetable, and I can understand why. It hat quite a distinct flavor, but I definitely enjoy it. This recipe is a nice substitute for a potato gratin and would work very well together with any piece of meat or fish. I [...]

3rd November 2015

Recipe 3 – Cardamom sponge cake with apples

Today it’s time for fika – the Swedish tradition of having something sweet with your coffee (or tea). A good reason to invite some friends over to drink huge amounts of coffee and talk for a few hours. Since it’s autumn and the apples are getting ripe I found it suiting to choose [...]

23rd October 2015

Recipe 2 – Broccoli gratin with tuna

Today’s recipe is a low-carb creation from long before that became a trend in cooking. This broccoli gratin was quite simple to make and I definitely enjoyed it. I recommend using cheese with a strong flavor to give it some extra punch. Broccoli gratin with tuna and cheese sauce Cooking time [...]

13th October 2015

Recipe 1 – Pirog

Time to get started on the giant cooking project. This is the first of what will turn into a series of over 200 recipes that I will try out and translate from Swedish. They are all taken from a cookbook originating from Bor in Småland, Sweden. Read more about the cookbook here. First of all, I [...]

2nd October 2015

Beef roll-ups with sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

Beef roll-ups are a classic in many European countries. This version takes some inspiration from the Italian kitchen with the use of mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes and basil. For today’s recipe the credits go to my younger brother Andreas. He posted a picture on Facebook a few weeks ago when [...]

15th September 2015

A cookbook from Bor in Småland – Sweden

This week I received the great news that the publisher of a Swedish cookbook from the 1980’s/ early 1990’s will allow me to scan it and publish it online. The reason I want to do this is because a relative of mine (the aunt of my father) contributed with some recipes in this cookbook. [...]

11th September 2015

Hearty beef noodle soup

A quick and simple beef noodle soup which can easily be turned vegan by replacing the meat and beef stock. Cooking time including preparation: 20-30 minutes (depending on how fast you are with a knife) Portions: 3-4 Ingredients: 100-150 g thinly sliced organic beef A few slices of aubergine, [...]

8th September 2015

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