Traditional Brunch Cocktails: Mimosa, Bellini and Kir

Having a cocktail with late weekend brunch is not an uncommon experience. Sparkling wine based brunch drinks are usually offered for those who are not big fans of Bloody Mary and prefer more elegant brunch tipples. Mimosa, Bellini or Kir are the most popular classic drinks you will usually see on brunch menu. Find out the story behind them and... Read more »

Gingerbread cookies

Farmor Birgit’s Pepparkakor – Granny’s Gingerbread Cookies

Winter in snowed on Dalarna in central Sweden, just a few days to go until Christmas. I open a tin of cookies and get hypnotised by a divine gingerbread smell. Inhale a few times, then reach out for a cookie and have the first bite. Crunchy, with bits of almonds, cinnamon and orange aromas, simply melting in my mouth. The flavour is... Read more »

Swedish potato bake

Jansson’s Temptation – Swedish Potato Bake

My Swedish food temptation started some years ago when I visited the country for the first time. I was invited for dinner by a Swedish family and since it was time around Christmas, the conversation was evolving around Christmas traditions and food. I got particularly interested in Swedish potato bake, that was intriguingly called Jansson’s... Read more »

Scrambled eggs with smoked eel

Scrambled Eggs With Smoked Eel

Try this easy-to-prepare Swedish delicacy inspired by visiting a little town of Åhus. Scrambled eggs with smoked eel is a perfect meal after a weekend sleep in. You might want to have a bottle of sparkling handy to make it a truly decadent brunch. Ingredients: Makes 2 servings 4 eggs 100 ml cooking cream Pinch of salt 1... Read more »

Party Dip

Lean Party Dip Recipe

Feeling guilty snacking on oil soaked chips? Bracing yourself from reaching out for morish salted nuts? When it comes to party nibbles, it doesn't necessarily have to be a calorie bomb. If you want lean and yet very tasty snack (or guilt-free late evening/post-work out munch), I recommend you try this quick and easy to prepare cheese dip... Read more »

Raw Truffles

Raw Fruit & Nut Truffles

I have been sympathising for raw food for quite some time and even if I don't go looking for it every day, I tend to make some raw spreads or dips every now and again. A while ago I decided to make raw sweets. With a bit of inspiration from various food blogs and some improvisation (as usual) I produced a nice batch of cute looking raw... Read more »

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