Category Archives: Quick suppers

Chorizo stew with carrot and parsnip

Both Christopher and I are fond of the chorizo. It is so versatile and gives so much flavour to its company. I came up with this recipe the other day and it was a real hit! The sweetness from the … Continue reading

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Tuscan bean soup

I really like soup, and ideally I’d like to eat soup at least twice a week. But because I have some issues with my stomach and too much fiber in the food, I haven’t had as much soup as one … Continue reading

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Pasta with mussels and sambal oelek

My mother used to have a wall full of copper pans and moulds in the kitchen when I was younger, which looked great in a country kitchen. And when she cooked paradise prawns on Fridays she always used a copper sauté … Continue reading

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Green pea soup

This is one of my favourite soups! I love the beautiful green colour, that it only takes a couple of minutes to cook, and of course the lovely taste. And it is very filling too. I prefer to have some … Continue reading

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Pasta bake with spicy sausage, mushrooms and chilli

I really love pasta bakes, they are the ultimate clearing-out-the-fridge-companion, as you can thow anything in it and it still tastes good, and I love the crispy cheese on top, very comforting. So Christopher and I have been debating the … Continue reading

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Pasta with girolles

On my lunch break on Friday, I made a quick visit to the wonderful Borough Marke. I found some girolles, cepes and Jerusalem artichokes that got to come home with me. I didn’t really have a plan of what to … Continue reading

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Rosti with creme fraiche, caviar and red onions

At least in Sweden this dish was a popular starter in the 70s, and it is something I have picked up from my mother’s repertoire. I love this as a simple dinner for one, but can’t say I serve it … Continue reading

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Chorizo and butter bean stew

Christopher is of the opinion that I cook too much with butter and/or cream and sometimes I listen to what he has to say. ;-) Without any dairy products I tested (and altered) this recipe by Jamie Oliver. I’m very … Continue reading

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Nigella’s steak slice with lemon and thyme

I really like Nigella. Even though she loves to eat in bed (I prefer a proper table) and has a spoon in her dressing gown pocket. :)   Most of her recipes are really good, especially her cookbook Nigella Express is perfekt … Continue reading

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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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