Jing An temple

One of the prettiest and biggest buddhist temples in Shanghai, and I used to live opposite it in my first house in Shanghai back in 2002. It was originally named Hudu Chongyuan, today’s name Jing An comes from the district it’s located in, Jing An. In 1972 it was burnt down, and was then reconstructed…

Meringue wreath cake with chocolate cream and berries

So many of my favorites at once, a crunchy meringue cake with chocolate cream and summery berries. Imagine that something with so few ingredients can taste so good! I baked a meringue wreath cake with chocolate cream and berries. Meringue wreath cake with chocolate cream and berry, ingredients 2.5 dl granulated sugar 3 egg whites…

Lamian Noodle Dough

I learnt this by the chef at Courtyard Marriott in Nusa Dua, Bali. But I still need to practise some more.. (even if I have done it several times in China..) Lamian noodles is a Chinese soft wheat flour noodle. And it is delicious! Lamian Noodle Dough ingredients 1 kg hard flour 1 tsp salt…

Elena Arzak

Read about the Spanish Michelin chef Elena Arzak at my other blog, the other blog is in Swedish normally but interviews are in English! Elena Arzak interview

HAZELNUT AND CHOCOLATE CAKE

I got a bag of hazelnuts with my fruit delivery and then felt like baking something good. After all, I am usually hungry for chocolate, so it became a hazelnut chocolate cake with a good chocolate and hazelnut topping. You can eat the cake without the topping, it also tastes really good! Hazelnut and chocolate…

Raspberry Swede

I made a raspberry cocktail last night that we named Raspberry Swede, and it was very tasty. Here’s the easy recipe: Raspberry Swede ingredients 4 cl Virtuous Vodka raspberry 6 cl lemon lemonade 2 cl syrup Raspberry or mynta to decorate with. Shake with ice, and serve in a martini glass or a nice wine…

Rhubarb syrup

Rhubarb syrup for nice summery drinks, or dilute it with water and you get a rhubarb cordial. When you cook the rhubarb sugar syrup, you get a rhubarb compote too! Rhubarb syrup ingredients 275 grams of rhubarbs 2.5 dl water 2 dl brown cane sugar (or white, or plain;) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla sugar Rhubarb syrup,…

Dark and stormy

A very nice drink if you like ginger beer like I do! And it is easy to make! Ingredients 2 thick slices of lime, one for garnish, one to squeeze over the ice (optional) 4-6 cl dark rum. 1 dl ginger beer Ice Fill a highball glass with ice. Squeeze a slice of the lime…

HOMEMADE LEMONADE

A summer favorite at home, and fun to offer home made lemonade if you have guests. It tastes best with some really juicy and good lemons. If you are not going to drink all the lemonade immediately, add the ice when it’s time to drink it. Lemonade ingredients 2.5 dl freshly squeezed lemon juice 2.5…

Mango smoothie

This is a smoothie that only contains fruit and a splash of orange juice. Crazy good and refreshing! It contains mango, passion fruit and oranges but tastes mostly of mango. Talk about a vitamin kick! I use frozen mango, but fresh goes just as well of course! Mix with ice if you use fresh mango….