Category Archives: Canapés/nibbles

Italian chicken liver mousse

I had almost my first encounter with chicken liver (cooking it I mean) just a little while ago when I used this recipe to make a paté with cognac and porcini mushrooms. The only reason I didn’t post it on … Continue reading

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A nice get together in the summer house

Our summer house has survived many dinner parties and parties through the years, but the one we had during this holiday in Sweden was probably the best one so far. The weather was good, it was a nice group of … Continue reading

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Barbecue and canapés with girolles

The second day in Southern Sweden we spent the day in Falsterbo, a lovely little town by the seaside because Christopher was playing golf with Claes there all day, at a links course with insane amounts of water but nice … Continue reading

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Rosti with crayfish spread

I have a long-lasting fondness of rosti, from when my mother used to serve it as starter in the late 80s early 90s as a starter at dinner parties. The crispy buttery shreds of potato taste absolutely divine with salty … Continue reading

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Midsummer luncheon

Yesterday we had a lovely lunch at Ian and Anna’s house, so us scandos (Anna and me) could celebrate midsummer. There were eight of us, and everyone brought something for the meal, so we had a very international selection of … Continue reading

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A reminder: Bruschetta

I came down with a terrible cold on Sunday. Just bam it hit me, and I got the lot; sore throat, runny nose, fever… At least it broke out quickly and the recovery seem pretty quick as well. Fever is … Continue reading

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Prawn rolls with caviar and red onion, and a BBQ

I made these lovely rolls as a pre-dinner snack on Sunday when we were waiting for the barbecued meat. They are easy to make and you can fill them with whatever you want. I have made similar ones before with … Continue reading

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Mezze: Hummus, chilli dip and flatbread

I have grouped the recipes from Friday’s dinner, so this is the first lot. When eating mezze it is a must to have a few dips for the bread. The most common one is of course hummus, and here is … Continue reading

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Fried leeks with paprika sauce

We enjoyed a tapas style dinner on Saturday (for a while at least, then I got a tummy ache and had to lie down *sigh*) and I made these nice little things. The recipe is from Ottolenghi’s Plenty, but I … Continue reading

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Tapas style dinner with baked brie

We went out for dinner on Friday with a few friends to celebrate that Ian is another year older. So on Saturday we had a typical Friday dinner, tapas style little bits. Love that! We had prosciutto and saucisson with … Continue reading

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