Nog

I love a nice drink, I had this the other day and here is the recipe!  I would recommend it after a dinner, with some dessert or just as it is. INGREDIENTS 40 ml Zacapa 23 40 ml Horchata INSTRUCTIONS Pour the rum and the horchata into a shaker, add some ice and shake. Strain…

Raspberry smoothie

This smoothie has no dairy in it, and is just bursting of vitamins! It sure is a great way to start the day, or why not as an afternoon snack. INGREDIENTS This recipe makes 1 big glas or 2 normal sized ones. 1 banana 1 apple, just rinse it and remove the apple core. 1…

Swedish Christmas

Would you like to open your Christmas presents the day before? Celebrate Swedish Christmas instead. In Sweden we have Christmas dinner and lunch the 24th, and then we open the Christmas gifts in the evening normally. Swedish Christmas food You find cured salmon, meatballs, small sausages, Christmas ham, Christmas bread, herring and much more a…

Home made hot chocolate

This is how you make a really good cup of hot chocolate!  INGREDIENTS Some nice chocolate Milk Cream if you want to add it on top INSTRUCTIONS Chop the chocolate into smaller pieces with a knife, or use some nice quality chocolate chips. Add the chocolate pieces into a micro and heat them up so…

Saffron pannacotta

It sure tastes if Christmas when you have a saffron panna cotta. It is easy to make, and it is possible to make the saffron panna cotta the day before. Served with a little chocolate on top, or with saffron glass, nuts, crushed gingerbread or a little jam. Or eat it as it is, because…

Cauliflower soup with butter

For a long time I did not like cauliflower, but today I love the taste of cauliflower which is often a little nutty when roasted. This cauliflower soup is made with butter, and is wonderfully creamy. Because you actually do not need cream when making a creamy soup, butter works just as well. Of course,…

Saffron and almond paste cake

225 grams of butter2 1/4 dl granulated sugar3 eggs0.5 grams saffron2/3 dl milk4.5 dl wheat flour1.5 teaspoons vanilla powder1.5 teaspoons baking powder200 grams of coarsely grated almond paste, This is how you can make your own almond paste Instructions Preheat the oven to 200 C.Grease and toast an optional baking tin.Mix the saffron with the…

Swedish Christmas bread

In Sweden we call it vörtbröd, the bread is made with some beer, dark bread syrup and herbs. It taste really good together with some cheese, ham or some nice jam. Here’s the Christmas bread recipe; Makes two breads: 50 g of fresh yeast 3 dl Porter (Stout) 2.5 dl dark beer 50 g butter…

Chocolate cupcakes with brown sugar

Wonderful flavors in these chocolate cupcakes made with brown sugar and an absolutely wonderful chocolate frosting. If you do not want to eat them all right away, keep your chocolate cupcakes in the fridge. A good tip for spreading joy is to share it with the neighbors, they are always happy about something freshly baked!…

Gingerbread recipe

Here is a great recipe for gingerbreads, a must every Christmas in Sweden at least! And preferably with some royal icing on top! INGREDIENTS GINGERBREAD 250 gram butter 4 dl sugar 2 dl golden syrup (in sweden we use ljus sirap, it is like Lloyd’s golden syrup, or treacle) 1 tablespoon bicarbonate 2 tablespoons ground…