All posts filed under: Good food on a budget


Vego in 30 minutes + cauliflower with tandoori and lentil rice

Today I write a review about the Swedish cookbook Vego in 30 minutes by Ylva Bergqvist. From the book I make delicious cauliflower with tandoori and lentil rice!


Homemade tandoori spice blend

In the winter, I think you can take bigger and bolder turns with spices in the kitchen. Warm spices are good for a frozen soul! Today I decided to make a homemade tandoori spice blend, a spice mixture that has its origins in the Indian, Pakistani and Afghan cuisine.


Pasta sauce with fennel and whole coriander seeds

Ok. I know. Fresh coriander is a typical “love or hate” ingredient. But whole coriander seeds are a complete different story! Today, they add a fresh taste of lemon to my pasta sauce with fennel and leek. A real simple sauce to make for any dinner when short in time!


Swedish hash with greens

A common dish in Sweden is the Swedish hash called Pytt i panna. It’s often prepared with the leftovers from the week meaning mainly finely diced potatoes, yellow onion and some kind of meat, often beef. Today I make a green version of the traditional dish and serve it with pickled red cabbage.


Root vegetables with fennel seeds and millet

I think that I have done this very simple dish about 5 times in the past two weeks. My dinner (or lunch for that matter) with root vegetables with fennel seeds and millet is so tasty, quickly made and filled with goodies that there’s really no reason not to make it. If you ask me ;0)


Beetroot patties with herb oil and mashed potatoes

Beetroot patties with herb oil and mashed potatoes creates a great dinner for tonight! In addition, it’s easy to prepare and to keep in the freezer for any day when the time is short or the inspiration for dinner is far away.


Mini pancakes with beetroot and sauce with horseradish

For today’s lunch, I made tasty mini pancakes with beetroot and sauce with horseradish. I thought you might want the recipe too?


Pink ricepaper rolls with tamarind dip and cashew furikake

Pink ricepaper rolls with tamarind dip and cashew furikake. A long title and a long post but don’t be discouraged! Rice rolls are one of the easiest things to make.


Fruit leather from fruit and vegetables of the season

With all the amazing fruits and vegetables that are ready for harvest right now, it is a true pleasure to make your own fruit leather. It’s so easy to make and fun experimenting with!


Toast with cheese sauce, cherry relish and sichuan pepper

As a food blogger and recipe developer you almost always have a well-filled refrigerator. Many recipes needs to be cooked, refined and then cooked a second or even a forth time. Today I had some nice leftovers from my cheese sauce and cherry relish waiting for magic. Together they form todays crispy toast with cheese sauce, cherry relish and sichuan pepper.