Category Archives: Pasta

Girolle cannelloni

I found this wonderful recipe on a Swedish blogg called Remsan’s bistro and decided to make it. But being incapable of following orders or recipes, I of course made a few changes. But the essence of the original recipe is … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with girolles, dijon and cognac

When a friend gives you three tubs of handpicked girolles (by himself) you feel the responsibility. To not disappoint I paired the lovely mushrooms with shallots, dijon mustard, some creme fraiche and cream and some cognac and served it with … Continue reading

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Gnocchi bake with pancetta

This is my second version of gnocchi bake (you find the first version here). I think gnocchi is a nice substitute for pasta. Ok, yes, technically it IS pasta, but both texture and taste is different because of the added … Continue reading

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Farfalle with smoked salmon, broad beans and chives

Although I love cooking, I don’t particulary enjoy to cook for only myself. If I need to I want something that’s quick, but still enjoyable. There are other times when that type of cooking is required too. Like when Christopher … Continue reading

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Chicken cannelloni with bacon and mushrooms

Yesterday my dear friends Malin and Martin arrived from Sweden, and they are staying with us until Sunday. They arrived quite late in the evening, so I had prepared dinner so we wouldn’t eat around midnight. I made the chicken … Continue reading

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The best pasta with prawns

This recipe is from one of my favourite Swedish food blogs, called Smaskens. This pasta dish is fabulous although it is quite easy to make. The secret is good stock, and it is very easy to make your own prawn … Continue reading

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Fabulous aubergine lasagne

I was so proud of myself last night, because I had managed to fix my laptop that wasn’t working all by myself. And, more importantly, I made this amazing lasagne. I know it doesn’t sound very humble to say that, … Continue reading

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Mezze: amazing lamb scewers and Damascene lentil salad

Another recipe courtesy of the carismathic Syrian chef is this phenomenal lentil salad with pasta. Unfortunately my stomach does not allow me to eat lentils, but I still wanted to make this for my friends. Pasta is actually quite common … Continue reading

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Green pasta salad with bacon

On Monday when it was a bank holiday here, me and some friends tried to make the most of the extra day off, and met up for a picnic. It was very windy unfortuately, so we had to hold onto … Continue reading

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Simple pasta

I really like fresh filled pasta such as ravioli and tortellini, but I always end up disappointed when I buy some from the supermarket. However, Italian brands found in delicatessens are great. We found this lovely mushroom tortellini at Partridge’s and … Continue reading

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