Cooking

Pistachio tiramisù

Pistachio tiramisù

A tiramisù is a classic Italian desert first invented in the sixties. So no, it's not one of those things that were eaten back in ancient times. There are many variations, and even the basic recipe is different...
Orange barbecue chicken wings with home made fries

Orange barbecue chicken wings with homemade fries

I really like American style buffalo wings, drenched in spicy, sweet, sour, and smokey sauce. I really like Chinese style orange chicken (陈皮鸡). Well, to be honest it's an American Chinese idea, found throughout...
Slice of lemon and olive oil cake

Lemon and olive oil cake

I'm not really into generic sponge cakes. They're rarely moist, because recipes call for way too long oven times, and people tend to over bake them and/or hold back on the fat, making the cakes stale after just...
Pierogi

Pierogi with parsnip

Pierogi, or the juvenile diminutive form pierożki, are Polish dumplings of unleavened dough first boiled and then usually baked or fried. They're traditionally stuffed with a potato filling, sauerkraut, ground ...
Soba with chicken meatballs

Japanese soba with Chinese ground chicken meatballs

Saying you love asian food, is like saying you like European food. What does that even mean, right? Well, I'll tell you what it means. It means I like the ingredients that are common in many East and Southeast ...
Swedish chokladboll

Swedish chocolate balls with a touch of whisky

In a global world, Sweden has but traces of its culinary traditions left. All cultures evolve, and there's nothing bad about it, really. Sure people still eat falukorv, but I think pasta is far more popular. Wh...
Oven roasted chicken with Madeira sauce and vegetables

Oven roasted chicken with Madeira sauce

There are many recipes and tips on how to make the "best oven roasted chicken ever". Some of them call for brining it, dropping the chicken into a salt solution over night. This makes the meat moist and nice. I...
Bowl of bigos

Bigos – Prepare a Polish hunter’s stew at home

Bigos is the national dish of Poland, if not officially then at least the facto. It's a traditional a hunter's stew with a base of soured cabbage. Once upon a time, you'd have a pot boiling for weeks, and you k...