Rhubarb Pie

We have a fantastic rhubarb plant in our garden, we try to use it as much as we can during the summer. Rhubarb pie is absolutely a favorite during summer, easy and incredibly good. This pie has a Persian touch with cardamom and rose water, a fantastic combination I have to say. One can exclude it of course but be brave and dare a little! The pie also contains some nuts that can be excluded if you are allergic. I found the basic recipe online many years ago but can’t find it back now. What I have added is cardamom, rose water and nuts. Continue reading “Rhubarb Pie”

Anna´s Budapest roll

Our kids were coming over for Easter and I wanted to make some Gelato, after making the Gelato I had many egg whites left, I know that you can freeze the egg whites but I came to think of Budapest roll which is a Swedish cake and not Hungarian as one might think. The creator is said to be Ingvar Strid who was a confectioner from Vetlanda, the reason why he called it Budapest roll remains a mystery. The classical Budapest roll is made with hazelnuts and mandarin segments in a can. Continue reading “Anna´s Budapest roll”

Marbled Cake

The Swedish name for this cake is “Tigerkaka”, or “Tiger cake”,  but I guess that the correct translation is Marble Cake. At the end of the 1970s, I bought a cookie mold, it also contained some recipes. A recipe that is incredibly frequent in our household is the marble cake. It is still our kids favorite cake. We also have fun how the chocolate mix is ​​distributed every time, we have a little guess game about what it represents, I think I enjoy the game more than anyone else 😊 Continue reading “Marbled Cake”

English Muffins

When we are out of homemade bread in the USA during our visit, the best option is English muffins. We are really Blessed in Sweden when it comes to the variety of good bread, this is not really the case in the USA in general. You do not even need to have an oven to make these wonderful muffins. The following recipe is enough for 6 muffins, depending on how large you make them. The shape I cut out muffins with is 8 cm in diameter (3 inches). If you use larger shapes you get fewer muffins. Continue reading “English Muffins”