Category Archives: Bread

Mexican cornbread

I borrowed a wonderful cookbook of my friend Gaby, the American equivalent to Delia Smith Mrs Beeton; The Fannie Farmer Cookbook. Gaby suggested I’d try the cornbread recipe, and I had actually thought of baking cornbread just a few days … Continue reading

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Mezze: Hummus, chilli dip and flatbread

I have grouped the recipes from Friday’s dinner, so this is the first lot. When eating mezze it is a must to have a few dips for the bread. The most common one is of course hummus, and here is … Continue reading

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White breakfast rolls

This recipe is from one of the contestants (she was the runner up) in the Swedish version of Masterchef. Jennie is really talanted and I have tried the recipies from her blog before. These rolls are delicious for breakfast at … Continue reading

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Creamy Croque Monsiuer

Since I visited Gaby in the autumn, I have been meaning to try to re-create the croque monsieur we had in a French brasserie in Winchester – it was absolutely perfect! And this weekend, I came pretty close! Yay! 🙂 This … 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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Butternut squash soup with chilli

It felt like winter yesterday evening. Cold wind and after a short short walk I was freezing. So when I finally got in I put on sheepskin slippers and made a warming soup. As much as I hate being cold … Continue reading

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Tasty Kitchen’s mushroom soup with garlic cheese bread

Via Pioneer Woman (a blog I really like with insight to American cooking) I found this recipe posted on Tasty Kitchen. I really enjoyed this creamy mushroom soup, whereas Christopher’s comment was that it tasted really nice, but he didn’t … Continue reading

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I’ve been watching every episode of The Great British Bake Off, and it has really inspired me to bake (even more). I tried Paul Hollywood’s (one of the judges in the program) recipe for scones, and they were really nice. But … Continue reading

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I’ve been in the mood to make (eat) langos (Hungarian street food) for a while now. Even though I’m going to Budapest next week I couldn’t wait any longer. 🙂 I quite like it with some ‘Swedish’ toppings like caviar, but grated … Continue reading

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