Improvised lobster and mango

lobster and mango

Lately something strange happened, due to various reasons I seem to have lost my food mojo. I wasn’t even interested in what I ate, just had some fuel to keep going. I had time set aside over Easter but no real interest so I took a bit of a break. This morning when I woke … Continue reading

Crab salad with a lime and ginger dressing

As I walked passed the fishmonger the other day I saw a few crab claws. I needed some fish and got a good deal on the crab claws as they were the last ones.  I could eat crab claws every day, even better dipped in melted butter infused with garlic and chilli. I thought that … Continue reading

Lime candied prawns and lobster with avocado and grapefruit salsa

Some things will always catch my eye and I saw some green grapefruits that I have never tried before. They are a special kind, Oro Blanco. These grapefruits are sweeter, they don’t have any bitterness and have a short season. Needless to say I had to buy some to try them.   Oro Blanco grapefruit  … Continue reading

Pickled cockels

The other day I woke up and I felt like cooking, something that would take some time and the word that came to mind was flimsy. I am not sure if that is just strange or not but I went out to buy some food and fish was in front of mind as I wanted … Continue reading

Nihari inspired beef and tomatillo curry

I wonder if I would have more cookbooks if I didn’t have the internet. There are so many recpies avaliable at the click of a button it is just amazing. I stumbled across a Pakistani curry, Nihari. It isn’t just any curry it is the national dish of Pakistan with a long history. I didn’t … Continue reading

Lightly baked oysters with lime and chilli

After what felt like too much meat lately I wanted something super light. As I almost always do I took a detour past the fishmongers to see what he had. I spotted a couple of lobsters the other day and wondered if I should get some. He still had lobsters as well as crabs but … Continue reading

Crab stick cakes

The other day I was talking to the fishmonger. As we spoke I couldn’t stop looking at some crab sticks that he had. I actually like crab stick but I wasn’t sure if M would agree. I thought if I bought some and made something interesting with them he might not object. I haven’t eaten … Continue reading

Hot and sour coconut chicken

I really fancied a Thai green curry. What I didn’t fancy was going to the shops to get the ingredients. I did a stock take at home and decided to make a hot and sour dish instead. I had all of the ingredients for it so I thought I would give it a go. In … Continue reading

Lemon and lime roasted chicken pie

I love guests and I try to always adapt the food to my guests. This time we had a family and two little girls. I bought two chickens and meant to roast them whole. We walked around town and got back so late I decided to cut up the chicken and roast it with lemons … Continue reading

A very Swedish trip

It is funny when you are an expat. It was more than fourteen years ago since I left Sweden but it will always be home, just like the UK is home. I guess home is part of where you have your friends and where you are feeling comfortable and I figure I got the best … Continue reading