Mango and Apple Smoothie

I love having smoothies in the morning. Sometimes I just have a smoothie and sometimes I have a smoothie and a toast for breakfast. This morning I made a mango and apple smoothie and this is what I used. Ingredients, 1 smoothie 1 dl mango, you can use fresh or frozen (0,5 cups) 1 apple,…

Blood Orange Cake

The season is not very long for Blood oranges, but I am really happy every time I see them at the store. I hope you like this recipe! And if you don’t have any blood orange, use oranges! The cake is good for a week, and you can freeze the leftovers. INGREDIENTS 6 egg 5…

Pepèn Parma

Pepen is probably the most famous little place in Parma. This is were you go to have the most delicious lunch, or why not just stop for a quick drink and a sandwich in this buzzing little sandwich shop. I went for a Carciofa, which is a really tasty and creamy pie with Parmigiano Reggiano…

Green pea soup with mint

A super fresh soup where I just throw everything into my blender and it’s done! INGREDIENTS 2 persons 1 teaspoon of onion powder, or 2 tablespoons of fresh onion Half a tablespoon white vinegar 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon vegetablestock 3,5 dl water A pinch of salt 1 deciliter creme fraiche 250 gram green peas…

Chocolate sticky cake, the Swedish way

This is my favourite chocolate cake in the whole world! I just love it, just like nearly every Swede. It is easy to bake, and should be gooey on the inside! iSet the oven at 180 C, and start baking! Ingredients: 150 gram melted butter 4.25 dl granulated sugar 3 eggs 4 tsp vanilla sugar…

Beetroot and halloumi salad with oat rice

There is a little Asian touch to the honey and sesame dressing that goes well with the oatmeal, the cooked beets and the other fresh vegetables you have in the salad. You can choose which vegetables you want to use yourself, but the oat rice is a useful and climate-smart choice that goes really well…

Trattoria Ai Due Platani outside Parma, Italy

If you go to Parma this place is a must to visit! It is located in Coloreto just a few kilometers outside Parma. The trattoria has been in business for 5 generations and this is exactly how I imagine really good traditional italian food in a country trattoria. Ai Due Platani is a must to…

Visiting a Parmigiano Reggiano factory

A visit at Parmigiano Reggiano for a cheese lover as me is a must! Since I started to eat as a kid cheese has been one of the most important parts of my diet! As a 3,5 year old I could eat a whole cheese alone! That was actually a big part of my diet…

Innis and Gunn Beer Kitchen

They have 3 locations, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. I had the joy of trying out their menue for their 15 year celebration yesterday. We were a group of Swedes that had a superb dinner with Dougal and Neil. The brothers behind this superb beer. So many different beers to choose from. And just like with…

R Asia

This is a great Chinese restaurant for authentic Chinese food, it is located in Solna, Stockholm. You have two options at the restaurant, go there for a buffet. Or book a table in one of the two private rooms, and have a private party with real Chinese food. They even have a karaoke here! So…