Barbecue red wine glaze

I love the smell of summer, walking in the park and smelling barbecues everywhere!  I can’t resist having barbecues all the time now when the weather is so fab but I don’t want them to be the same so I decided to experiment with glaze and marinades. One of my favourites so far is my … Continue reading

Pulled lamb and cured salmon for Easter lunch

Easter is here! Four long days off and I finally had time for some cooking. I invited some friends for Easter Saturday lunch. In Sweden the tradition is to eat lamb or salmon at Easter and I decided that this would make a great menu. I wanted salmon to be the main course so had … Continue reading

Yellow vegetarian chilli

I found canned Pomodori tomatoes in the store and had to try them! I love the red colour of tomatoes but the yellow just intrigued me. What better way to try it than to make a vegetarian curry and serve with a toast and cheese. The day was almost only totally crap foods, it started … Continue reading

Classic roast chicken dinner with an Asian twist

I love Sunday dinners, they can take their time, it fills the house with inviting smells, allowing the hunger to build up and to properly sit down and eat together. The classic roast chicken is cooked whole filled with lemon and thyme. I added a whole garlic to the stuffing and some cracked black pepper. … Continue reading

Salmon on my mind

On Friday night I was so hungry I needed something quick and easy so I made a casserole from sausage and beans and a sprinkle of Joes smoked cheese. Not the most sophisticated dish but perfect weeknight food with a glass or two of red. I was thinking yesterday what I would want to eat … Continue reading

Pete’s praised paella cooked on the open fire

I did a trip to Edinburgh very recently and it is just beautiful. The city oozes charm, history and old money. There are superb restaurants and fantastic produce, the seafood is fresh and the meat quality is amazing. This time my trip coincided with (not together with of course!) the prime minister’s trip to Edinburgh. … Continue reading