Author: Isabel


Sticky chocolate cake with chestnut flour

Chestnut flour is a new discovery for me since a few months ago. It has a great slightly sweet taste and can be used for both cakes, pasta and bread. Today I make a sticky chocolate cake with it.


Green paté with cranberry sauce

Today, I serve a colorful green paté with cranberry sauce on the blog. You can choose to serve it  cold as an appetizer or as a main course with maybe some boiled potatoes and a salad to go with it. It will be good anyway.


Fresh chestnuts

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose … A classic song with Nat King Cole. At this very moment, the new harvest of chestnuts has arrived and its high time to enjoy the seasonal goddess!


Muhammara with oven baked sweet potatoes

For tonights dinner I serve a delicious muhammara with baked sweet potatoes and fried black-eyed beans. Muha … What? Muhammara (or mhammara) is an amazing red pepper sauce with its roots in Syria, but also served in different varieties in both Turkey and arabic countries.


Chia pudding with saffron and warm apples

Today I invite you to the breakfast table with chia pudding with saffron and warm apples.


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.

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Christmas granola with orange and spices

In Sweden, as in many countries the Christmas is filled with traditions of dishes that should be served around this time of the year. I however think it’s the different spices that really make Christmas.  Today, the classic gingerbread spices will give taste to my Christmas granola with orange. Good for a yogurt, in a cake or maybe even as adding some crisp to a salad!


Homemade sweetened condensed coconut milk

A week ago I posted a recipe for a walnut pie with sweetened condensed coconut milk here. As it is not always easy to find in the shop, I decided to also post the recipe for the homemade version as well.


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!