Monthly Archives: January 2011

Spaghetti with lemony garlicky tiger prawns

Several years ago the TV-programme Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was quite popular. It was not one of my favourite programmes, but sometimes I ended up watching it anyway. Already then I enjoyed the food clips the best, and this recipe is actually … Continue reading

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Delia’s fried halloumi with lime vinaigrette

The first time I ate this halloumi dish was when Christophers mother Eileen served it to us, and I liked it so much I asked for the recipe. It is a Delia recipe and even though it is very simple … Continue reading

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Yay, finally Friday! Christopher is working late tonight, so when I get home after work I aim to clean the flat (has meant to do it all week), having groceries delivered and sit down with a nice glass of red. When … Continue reading

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Everyday restaurants in London

I often get the question ‘Which restaurants do you recommend in London?’ and as much as I like to recommend the gourmet places I save up to go to, it is quite good to focus on the everyday eats as … Continue reading

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Smörgåstårta (sandwich cake)

I guess for non-Swedish people, this dish seems a bit bizarre. It is a cake made with bread and savoury fillings, and in my opinion really yummy. It is quite old school but seems to have a revival at the … Continue reading

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Rick Stein’s tarte tatin

As you may have noticed we really like Rick Stein. Both the rabbit recipe and this tarte tatin is from his fabulous cookbook A French Odyssey. Although Stein has his own series on BBC and have written several cookbooks he … Continue reading

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Cloudberry parfait with cognac

I am nearly done talking about that dinner a week and a bit ago. This is the 4th course out of 5, so nearly there… This was the pre-dessert, and unlike a sorbet this isn’t much of a palate cleanser, … Continue reading

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Rick Stein’s pan-fried rabbit with tarragon sauce

Back to our dinner last Saturday… Christopher cooked the main course and it was a Rick Stein recipe for pan-fried rabbit in tarragon sauce. Delicious! Even though I grew up in the countryside and have seen both headless chickens and … Continue reading

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Brunch at Dishoom

I am finally feeling like myself today. Back to normal! I managed to eat a proper dinner last night and today I ventured out of the flat for the first time since Tuesday. It wasn’t for long, but it did … Continue reading

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An unwanted break

To me it feels like an eternity, but it is not long I have been away from the blog. I didn’t feel well already at the weekend, but it was on Tuesday that I started to feel really under the … Continue reading

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