Monthly Archives: July 2010

Quick bolognese

I like to cook from scratch and take pride in it, but sometimes there just isn’t enough time. When I get hungry I get really grumpy, so it’s best to get food on the table quickly. In situations like this, … Continue reading

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Terroirs

One of my favourite places in London is Terroirs winebar, just off the Strand behind Coutts bank. This is a french place on two floors, and you can either stop by for a glass of nice wine, or have some … Continue reading

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Holiday

Today is one of the best days ever! I am only working a half day so that Christopher and I can have a nice lunch at Gordon Ramsay at Claridges before we fly to Sweden to spend a whole nine days … Continue reading

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Guacamole

This is my own version, which I looove. I have to have it with fajitas, tacos or Dorito’s. It might not be an authentic recipe, but it is so good that I don’t really care about that. :) Guacamole, 1-2 … Continue reading

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Fillet of pork with red pepper pesto

In Sweden we eat fillet of pork a lot, it is typical weekend or dinner party food. Here most people don’t seem to eat it and it is therefore really cheap. Today I bought a fillet that weighed about 560 … Continue reading

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Gooseberry crumble

I made this crumble the other day nad even though I’m not a huge fan of crumbles, I must say I liked this one. However, if making a crumble with gooseberry for example that melts in the oven, you need … Continue reading

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Pork belly roast

Before I moved to England two years ago, I had never eaten pork belly, but I really like the tender meat with the crackling on top. This is the first time I tried to make it myself, and I must … Continue reading

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Meringue suisse

This is the Swedish substitute to Eton Mess, I like them both. Meringue suisse (Maräng suisse) is a common dessert for children’s birthday parties, but it is nice for grown ups too! If you have time to make your own … Continue reading

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Toast Skagen

As mentioned in this recipe, this type of prawn cocktail is a common Swedish starter. This is how I make mine. The reason why I prefer this version compared to the Marie Rose sauce is that this one feels fresher, … Continue reading

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Skylon

Skylon is a great restaurant on the Southbank, and belongs to the Conran group D&D London. I have eaten here twice and both times the food was great, but the last time (a while ago now though, in October last … Continue reading

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