Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nigella’s glitzy chocolate puddings

Following the Jerusalem artichoke soup with girolles as a starter, and pork fillet with crunchy potatoes and lovely sauce, I served Nigella’s glitzy chocolate puddings as dessert at last week’s dinner party. I expected the chocolate pudding to be good, but … Continue reading

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Pork fillet with dijon and cognac sauce

Last week before I went to Budapest we had Ian and Anna over for dinner. It is always lovely to see them, so I don’t want to spend all evening in the kitchen but actually spend time with them, and … Continue reading

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Budapest in food

Both my parents and I really enjoy food and cooking, so our first stop on Saturday was the food market on Vaci utca. In the market hall they had lots of meat (including chicken heads, pig’s trotters, pig’s ears, big … Continue reading

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Budapest in pictures

I went to Budapest on Friday to meet up with my dear parents and explore the city for a long weekend. It was lovely and sunny, cooler than London, but perfect autumn weather with crisp air, blue skies, warming sunshine and autumn … Continue reading

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Wilted spinach

Wilted spinach is one of my hangups at the moment. To be honest I first made it the other day, and it is sooo easy and yummy. The perfect side dish for the autumn. As usual when I get an … Continue reading

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Steak and bearnaise sauce

Sometimes I wonder if I should have been born a man. That might be an exaggeration, but sometimes I feel quite masculine. Only sometimes though. Like when I just have to have steak, rare steak, and bearnaise sauce. Not the … Continue reading

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Smoked pork fillet

Even though I don’t know where to find this lovely meat in London, I have to recommend it to you! First of all, try cooking pork fillet. Really nice meat and quite cheap. I haven’t met an English person yet … Continue reading

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Roast chicken with thyme

Using the same method as with the poussins, I roasted a chicken the other day. To me, a roast chicken is a very hearty meal, probably because it reminds me of childhood dinners when my dear mother roasted the chicken. … Continue reading

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I’m leaving for Budapest today. Spending a long weekend there with my dear parents. Even though both my mother and I love to cook, I’m actually looking forward to a break from it, and only focus on the eating part. … 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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