Summer salad with potatoes, radishes, asparagus and carrots

Summer salad with potatoes, radishes, asparagus and carrots

A very typical side dish in Scandinavia summertime is the summer salad. The variation of ingredients is enormous, but one common ingredient is the summer potatoes. The once we us summertime is called "Färskpotatis" and they are harvested before the potato is fully riped. The skin is therefore thin and we normally just clean it [...]

Old man’s mix (Gubbröra) – Egg and anchovy salad

Old man’s mix (Gubbröra) – Egg and anchovy salad

It's soon Swedish Midsummer celebration (always takes place on a Friday between June 19-25, this year on June 21st). This is the tradition we love most in Sweden. It's when we celebrate the summertime is starting (after a long cold winter) together with friends and families. What we normally serve is different kinds of pickled [...]

Vegetarian roasted hot dog with Sriracha mayo and pickled onion

Vegetarian roasted hot dog with Sriracha mayo and pickled onion

Have you ever tried a vegetarian hot dog? What was the meat replaced with? I got so inspired of a recipe I found in Sweden where the "normal" hot dog was replaced with a carrot. Doesn't sound as your cup of tea? You have to try this! It's sooo delicious! And so simple! The carrots [...]

Plum Jam with cinnamon and chilli & Peach Chutney with cardamom and ginger

Plum Jam with cinnamon and chilli &   Peach Chutney with cardamom and ginger

My lovely neighbour Bonna came over with plums and peaches from her own garden the other day. I ate some of them directly, but I also decided to make jam and chutney. This is very typical technique in Scandinavia that has a long history in our cuisine - to preserve the fruits. Not only to extend [...]