Category Archives: Dessert

And a little dessert…

The vegan dessert I had planned was almond biscuits with rose water buttercream wedged in between. But that didn’t happen. Apparently it is very difficult to make a vegan buttercream that involves rose water. Ifailed. Three times. So I had … Continue reading

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Custard whip for cakes

In Sweden you can buy a product called Vaniljvisp (vanilla whip) and it is like a vanilla custard that you whip with your electric whisk until it is nice and creamy. The homemade version of this (which of course is … Continue reading

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Key lime pie

The evening when mum and dad arrived we of course cooked them dinner. Their flight was slightly delayed so while I went to meet them at Paddington, Christopher prepared dinner; the cider chicken in creamy sauce. Mum and dad’s suitcases … Continue reading

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Premiere: British strawberries

I was extremely happy when I noticed British strawberries in the supermarket yesterday. Is it that time already?! Grown in Kent they tasted like early strawberries do; some nice and sweet, some a bit sour and some a bit bland. … Continue reading

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The simplest dessert ever

When I have friends for dinner, I like to treat them to at least two courses. I just like a longer dinner where you can sit and chat, and if you are hungry and only serve a maincourse, dinner can … Continue reading

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Pannacotta with raspberry syrup

On Saturday we had the unusual pheasant eggs as a starter and for the maincourse we ate a classic in our house; chicken cannelloni. It is such a nice dish, creamy and comforting and it works both for a dinner … Continue reading

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Blackberry cake with lime

After all the nibbles on Saturday it was nice to finish the meal with something sweet. I made this blackberry cake with a nice hint of lime. The recipe is from a Swedish recipe site called Tasteline. As usual I … Continue reading

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Vanilj creme brûlée with blueberries in lime sugar

Monday’s dessert was my favourite – creme brûlée, partly because it is so delicious, partly because you can prepare it the day before. I used the same recipe as last time, but served some blueberries in lime sugar in a … Continue reading

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Almond meringue tarte

I found this recipe in a cookbook from the 70s among my mother’s cookbooks, and the recipe is from a restaurant only 15 minutes drive from where my parents live. They mostly do weddings and other functions there now, but … Continue reading

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Three courses

On Saturday when I took over Christopher’s mother Eileen’s kitchen for the evening, I was a little bit nervous. Partly because I don’t know where everything is in her kitchen and partly because it was the first time I cooked … Continue reading

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