Category Archives: Canapés/nibbles

Prawn cocktail on salad leaves

Among the little bits we ate on Friday was these cuties; prawn cocktail on salad leaves with crushed rosé peppercorns on top. The recipe is courtesy of Nigella, but I can’t remember which cookbook/series it is from. It is a … Continue reading

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Sweet potato soup with coconut milk and cumin

I like sweet potatoes in any shape or form, but it is a vegetable I have only got to know the last couple of years. It is very easy to cook with sweet potatoes because they cook through so quickly and … Continue reading

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Smörgåstårta (sandwich cake)

I guess for non-Swedish people, this dish seems a bit bizarre. It is a cake made with bread and savoury fillings, and in my opinion really yummy. It is quite old school but seems to have a revival at the … Continue reading

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NYE 2010 – the canapés

2011 is already here! I started this year with an egg and bacon breakfast and a 3 hour nap. Think I needed both! New Year’s Eve was a real good night. David and Gaby came around for a delicious meal … Continue reading

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Prawn sandwich Swedish style

Sometimes easy is good. Like this sandwich for example. It is important to choose nice bread, a good mayo (homemade or Hellman’s), nice Icelandic prawns, and to boil the eggs exactly the way you want them (I want mine with the … Continue reading

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Chèvretoast with fresh figs

Sometimes simple things are the best, like on a Tuesday evening when you’re having your old housemate over for dinner. It doesn’t have to be fancy, just plain nice and tasty. That is when you make a chèvretoast. There isn’t … Continue reading

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‘Plock’ as a starter

Remember the Swedish word plock? Basically serving different bits as a meal or a starter, not quite tapas but something similar. I like to eat plock a lot and think it is a good way to clear out the fridge … Continue reading

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Stuffed mushrooms with ricotta

I have tried this Jamie Oliver recipe twice and really like it as a casual canapé. The first time I followed the recipe but had to use fresh thyme instead of oregano as the supermarket in Sweden didn’t have any … Continue reading

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Baked camembert

I eat this a lot. Maybe too often, but it is so good I just can’t help it… :) Usually I serve it with some other finger foods and some nice bread. Baked camembert, as a starter for 4 or … Continue reading

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Finger food platter

In Sweden we like to eat plockmat, lots of different little bits for dinner with some nice bread with it. After our big lunch out on Sunday we couldn’t really think much about food that afternoon, we were too full, … Continue reading

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