Category Archives: Meat

Stuffed peppers my way

As my brain is always on food mode, sometimes dinner ideas pop up in my head as a rough sketch and then when I stand in the kitchen with my nippy on it all just comes together. A few days … Continue reading

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Another version of pulled pork

If you have not yet gotten around to cooking (and eating) pulled pork, I urge you to get on it straight away. It is so incredibly easy to make, and it basically cooks itself and most of all, it tastes … Continue reading

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Bacon-wrapped pork patties with za’atar

As you might recall, we went to Syria on holiday before all hell broke loose over there, in March. And I still found myself so grateful for the experience. Especially the food experience, of course. Like za’atar, and especially the … Continue reading

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Four course dinner

Our friends Malin and Martin have been staying with us Wednesday to Sunday last week, and we did the most of eating and drinking during that time. 🙂 On Friday we met up with them after work and walked to … Continue reading

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Aubergine gratin with mozzarella and pancetta

Before I made the absolutely gorgeous aubergine lasagne, I came up with this – its predecessor. And boy, this was good too! Can it be anything but delicious when combining aubergines with buffalo mozzarella and pancetta, I wonder? NO! I … Continue reading

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Midsummer luncheon

Yesterday we had a lovely lunch at Ian and Anna’s house, so us scandos (Anna and me) could celebrate midsummer. There were eight of us, and everyone brought something for the meal, so we had a very international selection of … Continue reading

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Venison burgers with potatoes au gratin and porcini sauce

Although it is summer (or is suppose to be) it is mostly rainy and grey here in the UK, sob sob. If this is the summer we’re having, then we need to make the most of it, right?! We did … Continue reading

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On Fridays we usually have something with prawns or Mexican, as it needs to be quick as the cook (me) is tired, go well with a glass of wine and give us that Friday feeling. Last Friday we had enchiladas … Continue reading

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Creamy polenta with mushrooms and chorizo

I’ve tried once before to make creamy polenta but I failed terribly although (or despite of) I followed the instructions on the back of the packet. To not repeat my failure I consulted an Italian cookbook (Bringing Italy Home by … Continue reading

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Lamb fillet with celeriac gratin and porcini sauce

We ate like kings on Saturday! First the asparagus with parmesan and wild garlic mayo, then lamb fillet with celeriac gratin and a wonderful sauce with port and porcini mushrooms. It was one of those days when everything came together. … Continue reading

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