Chocolate balls

The most classic thing to make for every kids party here in Sweden, or when you just want something sweet. The recipe makes around 25 chocolate balls and is a perfect recipe for kids when they wan’t to make something!! 25 balls 3 dl oatmeal 1 dl sugar 1/2 tbsp vanilla sugar 2-3 tablespoons cocoa…

Home made Waffles

Crispy and delicious home made waffles, served with whipped cream, Nutella or strawberry jam. I could eat this everyday, all year around! And if you wan’t a reason to make some waffles. the International Waffle Day is the 25th of March! INGREDIENTS 4 persons 125 gram butter 4 dl white flour 2 dl milk 2…

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,…

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…

Saffron buns, or lussebullar as we say in Sweden

In Sweden we bake them, and eat them around Lucia the 13th of December. But we have actually eaten those saffron buns since the 17th Century. And during the 19th century they become a must when we celebrated Lucia. This is a great recipe for baking saffron buns or as we also call them saffron cats…..

Soft gingerbread cake

For me baking soft gingerbread cake is Christmas. I love how it smells all over the house when I bake this cake, and I love licking up the leftovers after pouring up the batter. The recipe is super easy if you just have all the ingredients! Give it a go!! INGREDIENTS 7,5 dl plain flour…

Homemade almond paste

The almond paste we use for baking in Sweden is a bit different to the ordinary marzipan. It has some more almonds in it. And we use it frequently when we bake. Marzipan has a higher sugar content and I think this is nicer to use for baking. In Sweden I can buy a ready…

Dinner at Brygghuset in Fiskebäckskil

After a fantastic day I went to have some food. The food at Brygghuset in Fiskebäckskil is great. They are obviously as they are located by the sea serving really fresh seafood.  As a starter we had a scallop with some truffle butter sauce, smoked pork and fried carrot. And then a steamed bap bun…

Cheese pie, the swedish way

It’s a pie we often eat when we are eating crayfish or celebrating midsummer. In Sweden we use a cheese called Västerbottenost, but you can use any cheese you like. I prefer a tastier cheese. INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST: 125 g Butter 3 dl of wheat flour 2 tbsp water Some pepper INGREDIENTS FOR THE…

Meatballs the way my Grand mother used to make them

This is how I make my meatballs normally, and I always serve them with some brown sauce, potatoes and lingonberry jam. This is also the recipe that my grandmother used. She always used to roll them really small, I am often rolling them more medium-sized, but they are way tastier when they are small. INGREDIENTS…