This is a very easy recipe and suitable when you are very many people or just a few! Wonderful Sunday breakfast. Continue reading “Swedish pancake in the oven”
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”
Freekeh has been used in the Middle East for ages. It is green wheat grain that is harvested before it is ripe. There are both crushed and whole Freekeh. If you want to lose weight, you can replace rice with the new trendy Freekeh as it has a low GI. You will feel satisfied for a long time, I promise! Continue reading “Freekeh Salad”
t was a while since I blogged. Have been on holiday in Santa Cruz (California) and got lots of inspiration. But first, I want to share a recipe for Riccota Cheese that my niece taught me. Continue reading “Riccota Cheese”
These cookies (Shirini Keshmishi) are truly a classic in Persian cuisine! There are countless recipes for this but I have developed my own that reminds me of my childhood cookies. It’s really a light cookie, but sweet! The basic recipe is simple, you can replace the raisin with, for example, chopped cranberries, or why not combine raisins with chopped nuts? You will be able to experiment. Here comes the basic recipe as it is made in Iran. Continue reading “Persian Raisin Cookies – almost addictive!”
I like different kinds of soups, especially during autumn and winter, since autumn is here (in Sweden) I decided to make Kale soup. It really became a hit! Fast and simple and comforting food! If you avoid cream, it will be completely vegan. I remove the stalk but you are free to use the whole kale.
If you avoid using cream it will be all vegan!
450 grams of Kale
2 yellow onions
3 – 4 garlic cloves
1.5 dl white wine
1 liter of water
2 st concentrated stock “Fund Du Chef”
1 teaspoon salt
2 ml or 2/4 of a teaspoon black pepper
1 ml or ¼ of a teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 ml or ¼ of a teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 – 2 dl cream (can be excluded)
1 – 2 tablespoons of squeezed lemon
Butter for frying
- Melt the butter in a spacious pan
- Add the onion and fry for 5 – 7 minutes
- Add the garlic and continue to fry for an additional 2 minutes
- Add the wine and half of the water
- Put the lid on and let it simmer for 15 minutes
- Add the kale, seasoning, the two “Fond du Chef” and the rest of the water.
- Bring it to a simmer on medium heat (with the lid on) for an additional 15 minutes or until the Kale has reduced in volume.
- When the kale has reduced in volume, mix it well and allow to simmer for 5 more minutes with the lid on.
- Process the mixture in a mixer and then pour it back into the pan.
- Add the lemon juice and the cream (optional), taste and adjust seasoning.
Ready to serve! Warm sandwiches or garlic bread are nice to have with this soup.
It cannot be easier than this. I always have a stock of dried apricots and plums. I sometimes eat it as a snack. The dried apricots and plums that I use are washed and very soft therefore I do not need to boil them in water. A variation can be to cook the fruits for 10 – 15 minutes and then let them soak in the same water overnight. Continue reading “Dry fruit dessert”
Delightful goulash! Hungary’s national dish that goes as far back as the 9th century. If you translate the name of the dish (Gulyás) to English it literally means shepherd or herdsmen. Continue reading “Goulash my way!”