Category Archives: Meat

Lamb stew with red wine, cream, mushrooms and thyme

Last week I did what one is suppose to do with a slowcooker – I made it cook dinner for me while I was at work. And it worked a charm. I browned the meat the night before and seasoned … Continue reading

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Smoky polenta chips (and burgers)

We had burgers and chips for dinner one day last week. With one big twist; it was polenta chips. And they tasted of smoked cheese. Unfortunately I can’t take credit for this amazing recipe, that fame belongs to Yotam Ottolenghi, … Continue reading

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Roast topside of beef with bèarnaise sauce

My little autumn cooking project will be to master all kinds of roasts and casseroles, ans it is so much fun. We had this for supper last Saturday and it was lovely. If we have steak I prefer mine blue, … Continue reading

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Roast lamb shoulder with roast potatoes and red wine and porcini sauce

I thoroughly enjoy the Sunday roasts so common in this country, and it is certainly the season for it again now. So last Sunday we had the frist roast with roast potatoes for a while, and it was lovely! I … Continue reading

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Caramelised pork fillet, potatoes with tomatoes and parmesan, and a cold dijon and honey sauce

In Sweden pork fillet is the most common cut of meat for dinner parties. I state that as a fact, and I am convinced I am right, but with no real research to back it up apart from my own … Continue reading

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Pork cheek confit with sage sauce

Unusual cuts of meat have been popular for a while, probably a lot thanks to Fergus Henderson, and it is almost comical that we now pay lots of money for what used to be peasant food for our grandparent’s generation. … Continue reading

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Peking duck

Do you like Chinese food?! Before I moved to London and encountered real Chinese, I was not a fan. Chinese food in Sweden is not the same at all. As it is cheap and instead of other dodgy take aways … 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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Pork souvlaki

At this time of year, I want to barbecue every meal, but living in a small flat without garden or balcony I can only dream. And invite myself over to other people with outdoor space and a barbecue. But some … Continue reading

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