Fifty six hours in Sweden

Sweden 2018

Fifty six hours in Sweden is never enough

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My Sweden

When I first moved to the UK from Sweden I spent virtually every holiday going back. Since then I started to go less and less and now I don’t go as often as I perhaps feel I should. It is still, and will always be home but as I don’t actually have a home there … 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

Cook it raw! At Jos Bar with Chef Ingemarsson

I like to explore all kinds of foods and I have read a few articles about raw food. The raw food I have previously tested was more a bit of grated vegetables with a dressing, nice but nothing too memorable. Social media is a great place to get inspiration and new ideas and I found … Continue reading

Excessive, indulgent, delicious – Swedish Christmas dinner at Fjäderholmarnas Krog

I once read about an Englishman who traveled to Sweden in December. He was there over Christmas, I can’t remember why, but he was invited to a family’s home to share their Christmas dinner. His long lasting memory was the overwhelming generosity and abundance of foods. This is quite natural as Swedes go all out. … Continue reading

A logistically challenged trip and a fab prawn sandwich

Do you ever have a feeling that you should not do something that you planned to do, do it anyway and well, it all goes a little haywire? Well my last trip for work was a bit like that and I am not sure if it was the best use of two working days and … Continue reading

A dinner with Nordic flavours, Cod, Foraged chantarelles and lingonberry beurre blanc

September is a lovely month, autumn is arriving and it is time to head out in to the woods and pick everything that is ready to be harvested. I was in Sweden for the weekend and wanted to cook a dinner with Nordic seasonal flavours. I love to eat fish and seafood when I am … Continue reading