All posts filed under: Recipes

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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. read more...

by Isabel

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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! read more...

by Isabel

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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. read more...

by Isabel

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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! read more...

by Isabel

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Green Reuben sandwich a la Isabel

I have a crush for sauerkraut at the moment and want to eat it almost the whole time! Today, I make my own version of the classic Reuben sandwich. read more...

by Isabel

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Fried polenta with red onion marmalade, shiitake tapenade and smoked tofu

There are many dinners planned around potatoes, rice or pasta. Today I add a lovely Italian classical to it: Polenta. I make fried polenta with red onion marmalade, shiitake tapenade and smoked tofu. A great alternative for dinner together with some green leaves or even as a fancy snack to go with the sunday drink. read more...

by Isabel

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The new green salad + salad with wild rice and roasted pumpkin

The Swedish book The new green salad by Therese Elgquist is a really nice book about warm and cold salads. Today I review the book and cook a warm salad with wild rice and roasted pumpkin from it.  read more...

by Isabel

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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. read more...

by Isabel

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Oven-baked fresh figs with almonds and orange juice

This is such a simple dessert that even a child can make it but oh so good! Fresh oven-baked figs with almonds and orange juice is quick to make and requires no preparation at all. A perfect dessert when you have fresh figs on hand. read more...

by Isabel

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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) read more...

by Isabel