Cooking

Gnocchi alla puttanesca

Gnocchi alla puttanesca

Puttanesca is usually a sauce served with spaghetti, made of tomatoes, olive oil, anchovies, capers, and olives. I decided to craft homemade gnocchi to go with this delicious sauce. Here is my gnocchi alla putt...
Swedish cardamom buns

Swedish cardamom buns

The kardemummabulle (Swedish cardamom buns) is as important to Swedes as the kanelbulle (Swedish cinnamon bun). All Swedes eat cake and drink coffee or tea. The event of doing this is called "fika", and is done...
Beer bread sandwich Cubano style

Beer bread sandwich Cubano style

There are tons of recipes for Cubano sandwiches. For those who are not familiar with it, it's basically a pork shoulder sandwich with mayo and pickles served in Florida. There's nothing traditional about my ver...
Snow cap cookies with berries

Snow cap cookies deluxe

These snow cap cookies are special in many ways. First, it's not really a cookie in the crispy or chewy sense. It's rather a small cake with a sugar crust around it and a mud cake like texture inside. Second, i...
Deep fried chicken with salad

Crispy noodle coated chicken

Have you ever been to KFC, hating the idea of eating at a chain, and then realizing that the chicken is actually quite good? I will argue that the key to a good fried chicken is juicy chicken and crispy coating...
Swedish Pyttipanna

Swedish pyttipanna

All countries have recipes that are based on leftovers. Italians have their frittata, Koreans have their bibimbap, the French make pain perdu (knows as French toast in the English speaking world), and Swedes ha...
Doughnuts

Diastatic Doughnuts

Who doesn't like doughnuts? A lot of people. But for those who do like them, I've made the best doughnuts I know how to make. They have an amazing texture, all fluffy and soft, yet chewy and good at the same ti...
Triple garlic pasta

Triple garlic pasta

Garlic! Some say it has healing properties, some say they don't like garlic but actually do, they just don't know there's garlic in their food, others truly hate it. Most people like it and some of us love it. ...
Crêpes Suzette with clove-flavored ice cream

Crêpes Suzette with clove-flavored ice cream

You know the Christmas smell of cloves and orange? Or the smell of citrus and cloves in perfume? Imagine if you could eat that perfume, have you ever thought about that? Like wanting to eat shampoo and scen...
Łazanki with crispy pork

Łazanki with crispy pork

There are tons of stories about pasta and where it originates from. Maybe it was introduced to the Italians from the Arab world, of maybe by the Greeks. Or perhaps it was invented by the Sicilians. Either way, ...