Five spice recipe

Five spice herb mixture is a must in the Chinese kitchen. In China I bought a ready made mix at my local market, but I never find any here in Sweden when I need it so I mix it myself. And the aroma when you mix the Five Spice mixture is amazing! And the recipe…

Potatoes au Gratin

How about a creamy cheese sauce with some tender potatoes to go with some nice tenderloin, chicken or what ever you like. I always serve with a green salad on the side. And don’t forget to use some nice cheese on top!  INGREDIENTS 4 persons 750 gram potatoes (1,65 pounds) If in U.K. or the…

Mama Ma Lin Fried Chicken With Green Peppers

This is a dish that is supposed to be done with pork, but most of the time I use chicken instead. The first time I did it with chicken was because they didn’t have any pork in my little shop in Shanghai when I lived there. Since then I must have cooked the dish at…

Easy bake Sugar cookies

These are perfect if you wanna decorate the cookies, or if you just wanna eat a cookie. You can use a cookie cutter to shape them, or a glass. 2 dl granulated sugar (200 gram) 200 gram unsalted butter 1 whisked egg 6 dl white flour (400 gram) Zest from one organic lemon  1 teaspoon…

Apple and almond paste muffins

Perfect to bake some apple muffins during the autumn when there seem to be apples everywhere. My muffins are super delicious, and they work perfectly to freeze. INGREDIENTSThis recipe makes about 9 muffins.150 gram butter1,5 dl sugar2 eggs3 dl wheat flour1/2 dl milk1 teaspoon vanilla powder1 teaspoon baking powder150 gram almond paste (similar to marzipan…

Taco seasoning, simple and easy

Mixing your own taco seasoning is incredibly simple and easy. The advantage is that it contains no sugar, it is cheaper and in my opinion much tastier. The spices you use are a simple mix of spices you usually have at home. You can choose to mix a lot and save the taco spices in…

Dumpling dough recipe

So when you make dumplings you have the choice of buying the dumpling shells, or make it yourself. Here is a recipe for the shells; INGREDIENTS makes about 24 shells 500 g flour (4 cups) 2 teaspoons of salt 295 ml warm water (1 1/4 cup of warm water INSTRUCTIONS Combine the flour in a…

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…

Godfather Cocktail

The Godfather Cocktail is a great almond cocktail that goes perfect with some nuts, olives and some cheese. Godfather Cocktail ingredients 4 cl whisky 2 cl Disaronno Ice Lemon or orange zest Add a big ice cube to a glass. Pour over the whisky and Disaronno. Stir, and then add the zest! Voila! By Malin…

How to make a Home-made Tortilla bread

It tastes so different to the ones you buy from the shop, and it’s easy to make them. Either you use a rolling pin, or a Tortilla press.  INGREDIENTS 5 dl cornflour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 dl water INSTRUCTIONS Combine the ingredients to a bowl. Mix with your hands or in a mixer, it should…