Monthly Archives: December 2010

Finally: Thanksgiving dinner at the Nomad Chef

I just realised that I completely forgot to write about my first Thanksgiving experience ever. Better late than never right, so here goes: Gaby and I managed to arrive a few minutes early (for once!) to the supperclub despite trouble … Continue reading

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Cider chicken with creamy sauce and gratinated butternut squash

Last Monday the supper was a proper bull’s eye. I love when everything comes together like it was meant to be. We had a bottle of cider open from the night before and needed to use it up. I had … Continue reading

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Almond biscuits with cream and jam

This is another recipe courtesy of my dear mama. In her recipe book these are called Evys mandelmusslor, Evy being a lady who clearly could bake, but I don’t know who she is/was. And mandelmusslor is the name for these … Continue reading

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Peanut butter flapjack

When I was at Uni in a town called Lund in the south of Sweden I worked part-time as a waitress at this small hotel in the countryside. It is a lovely manor house and had recently been made into … Continue reading

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Saffron buns (Lussekatter)

My dear mother has a difficult life sometimes… Like when I call in a panic on a Sunday morning to ask her for a recipe. Thankfully she knew this one off by heart and didn’t have to dig out her … Continue reading

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Peanut butter fudge

Last year I found this recipe on Allrecipes.com and really wanted to try it. I didn’t have time however, but made sure to have time to make it this year. It is lovely, and the marshmallow fluff helps to make … Continue reading

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Mini anchovies bake

One of my favourites for Christmas is this anchovies potato bake, in Sweden called Janssons frestelse (Jansson’s temptation). Even though it sounds like a weird combination, this is great together with homemade meatballs. It could be that I like this … Continue reading

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Ginger thins

In Sweden it wouldn’t be Christmas without ginger thins, and that is the only time of year we eat them (well sometimes we make too many and have to eat them all through to Easter). This is the recipe my mother has used … Continue reading

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Muscovado truffles

When I was home in Sweden last (in October) I found a few old folders with recipe clippings that I’ve found over the years. I decided to go through them all and only save the really good ones. This was … Continue reading

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Milk chocolate fudge

Another sweet recipe from Matplatsen. I removed the honey from the recipe though (forgot I mean) but they turned out really well anyway, so will stick to this from now on. They are definitely sweet enough! :) Milk chocolate fudge 300 … Continue reading

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