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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! Read More

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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. Read More

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Chia pudding with saffron and warm apples

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

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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! Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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