Category Archives: Lighter bites/lunch dishes

Jacket potatoes with easy peasy topping

Christopher was out playing cricket yesterday, which meant that he wasn’t hungry when he came home. I’m still amazed that they have tea and sandwiches during the game (that’s just so British!) and because it was the last game for the … Continue reading

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Oeufs en cocotte

The perfect weekend breakfast is here! I made Oeufs en cocotte (eggs in ramekins) this morning and it was absolutely fantastic. This is great to serve for breakfast when you have people staying over or just at a treat at … Continue reading

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Another crayfish party!

Yesterday I had my girls (Jenny, Jenny and Laura) around for some Swedish crayfish. It was so much fun and they really seemed to enjoyed it! They were also excellent students in how to peel the little animals, to drink snaps … Continue reading

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Yummy sandwiches

What do to with leftover aioli? Make some nice sandwiches and spread them with beautiful yellow aioli, add parma ham, salami and cheddar. Soo tasty. Yummy sandwiches Simply bake some homebake ciabattas in the oven, leave to cool, cut in half and spread both … Continue reading

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Watermelon salad

This fresh salad goes with everything! For the barbecue, buffet or as I served it last – at a Swedish crayfish party! The recipe is from Nigella’s Forever Summer, but I haven’t looked in the book for a while and … Continue reading

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Summer galette

I found this recipe in the Sunday Telegraph’s magazine a couple of weeks ago and have been dying to try it. Since Christopher had the day off yesterday and all the ingredients were in the fridge, he made it instead … Continue reading

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Baked potatoes – Swedish style

I still haven’t learned to like jacket potatoes with baked beans or cheese or tuna, which seems to be how potatoes are eaten here in England. Instead I hold on to my Swedish way of eating baked potatoes. With prawns … Continue reading

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Potato salad

Potato salad is great to serve at barbeques, and this is a lighter version without mayonnaise. Potato salad with vinaigrette, 6 portions 1000 grams baby new potatoes a handful of fresh spinach 1 red onion 1,5 tsp dijon mustard 2 … Continue reading

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Asparagus quiche

I served this summery quiche at a picnic at the weekend, and it was very appreciated. It is nice both hot or cold. Asparagus quiche, 1 large or 3 smaller ones Pastry: 120 grams softened butter 300ml flour a pinch … Continue reading

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Easy peasy omelette

Omelette is one of my favourite lunch meals. I thought for a long time that I didn’t like omelettes, because I wasn’t thrilled about the eggy taste. But I do like this version. The trick is the cheese, it removes the … Continue reading

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