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chanterelle mushroom risotto

Chanterelle everything risotto

youI love a really creamy, perfectly made risotto. I love mushrooms. I love chanterelles. Let's combine the two without saving on the mushrooms. Imagine making a mushroom risotto on home made chanterelle stock,...
Sweet potato gnocchi

Sweet potato gnocchi

Gnocchi is Italian potato pasta cut into little thumb-sized pieces. Depending on who you ask, you'll get different answers on how much flour you should add. Some claim the major part should be potatoes. Others ...
Hipster tacos

Hipster tacos

What are tacos? If a small soft tortilla filled with stuff is enough to call it a taco, this is it. It’s hipstery, it’s very Swedish (except cheese, but if you want to add some grated cheese you can and call it...
close up of udon noodles

Udon and tempura

I love pasta and noodles. Ramen, udon, soba, spaghetti, penne, łazanki, no matter the shape or flour used, I absolutely love boiled dough with tasty soups and sauces. But what do you do when you want soba but h...
steak tartare

Råbiff (Steak Tartare Swedish Style)

Who doesn't like steak tartare? A lot of people don't. But there are many of us who do, given that it's fresh. There's nothing worse than a questionable presentation of steak tartar. You know, the meat is raw, ...
duck à l'orange

Duck à l’orange with saffron seasoned pearl barley

Duck à l'orange. The French have figured out how brilliant the combination is, the Chinese have realized, and the rest of the world should realize if they haven't yet. Sweet, sour, tangy, savory, amazing duck à...
Moose filet

Swedish moose filet with lingonberries

Swedes eat game to the same extent as Americans eat it. You can buy it, but usually you know someone who knows someone who hunts during hunting season. Of course, it's not to everyone's taste; game does have a ...
Xian Bing

Xian Bing (tasty Chinese meat pie)

Xian Bing is a Chinese meat pie. There are many variations, but one popular such variation is almost identical to the Romanian placinta. I don't know if it's a coincidence or if trade routs of the past resulted...
spam sandwich

Spam sandwich

Did you know spam is extremely popular on Hawaii? They make spam-sushi. They eat spam and rice. And they have spam on their sandwiches. You can't find spam in Sweden other than in specialized “American shops”. ...
shrimp dumplings

Steamed and deep fried shrimp dumplings

Who doesn't like dumplings? Who doesn't like deep fried food? And who doesn't want to combine the two? Here is my recipe for steamed and deep fried shrimp dumplings. Ingredients for the shrimp dumplings ...