Monthly Archives: September 2010

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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Madeleines take 2

In the second round of the quest for the perfect Madeleines, Christopher is the one baking. They have started a bake off in his office, and these were his contribution. The recipe is from the book How to eat in … Continue reading

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Crumbly vanilla cookies with cornflakes and chocolate

I seem to spend every Sunday in the kitchen lately, and I absolutely love it, although I nearly overdid it this Sunday with the slow-cooking casserole, eggs benedict for breakfast and baking in between. It was quite late when I … Continue reading

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Quick lasagne with aubergine and courgette

I love aubergine! So this is a weekday favourite of mine. Christopher doesn’t love them, but tolerates them, and together with pasta he quite enjoys it. This is a speedy version of lasagne as you use a tub of cream … Continue reading

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Parsnip and sweet potato soup

I don’t know if you have noticed or not, but the last two months or so I have cut out a lot of fiber. This was my doctor’s orders and to prevent my stomach cramps. In the beginning I saw … Continue reading

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Chocolate oat balls

I liked to bake even as a little girl. I think I was eight or so when I made sponge better than my mum (that’s the only thing I can cook or bake better than her though, but it kept … Continue reading

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Souvlaki with tzatziki and pitta

An easy and tasty everyday dinner are these tasty greek lamb scewers with tzatziki, a simple sallad and toasted pittas. The meat doesn’t need to mariande for more than 20 minutes, so it is easily done when you get home from … Continue reading

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Panfried celeriac with mushrooms

This is not a dish I can take any credit for at all, apparently it was a very popular veggie dish in the 80’s (at least in Sweden) but I found out about it a couple of days ago on … Continue reading

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Semolina pudding

After the autumnal casserole on Sunday I made an old-fashioned semolina pudding for dessert. I vaguely remember mother (or maybe grandmother?) making one with raisins when I was a child. I am no fan of warm raisins so I made … Continue reading

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