I like to make my meals pretty even if simple. I like to challenge myself with what is in my refrigerator. This is a creation of leftovers and simple ingredients. It was my supper but could have been a lunch or brunch as well.
Cookalong with Frida and Ciana. They in Frisco, Dallas Texas, USA and me here in Sollentuna Sweden. This time we made Cod baked in the oven in Coconutmilk. With it we made an Indian inspired Curry with green lentils, chickpeas, leek, carrot, onion and garlic and with indian spicing and coconut milk. I even had white rice with mine. It turned out delicious.
My Easterdinner Easter Sunday was Lambroastbeef with Carrots, Rutabaga, potatoes, cabbage, mushrooms and sauce from the roasting. With it I had my Italien Easterbread with the egg. The sauce from the roast was delicious for dipping the bread. I was so satiesfied with my Eastermeal. It was my first time to make Lambroastbeef. And this meal was a different style from a typical Swedish Easter dinner. Since I am alone I skipped the Buffée dishes that is usually my Easter meal tradition since living so long in Sweden. This meal suits any occation and time of the year.
My Easterbrunch with a twist was some Swedish Smörgåsbord ingredients created as my own Afternoon Tea. Here I had bread, Egg, Herring, Beetroot, Lamm Roast Beef, Cheese, Apples, Shrimps. My drink was hot Chocolate. It was cold outside. The lovely bouquet of Easterflowers came from my daughter Frida with thoughts from Texas, USA. They lit up my heart and Easter.
Do you perhaps celebrate by searching for Easter eggs filled with candy, painting beautiful Easter eggs, decorate with twigs and feathers, “Gå Påskkärring” or go skiing? Yes, this sounds like an ordinary Swedish Easter. But why do you celebrate Easter really? Is it for the candy and eggs, social interaction with friends, family, or to spend time outdoors? Easter is actually the biggest Christian celebration in the world and is celebrated in memory of important Christian and religious events. Let me take you around the world on a short Easter-celebration trip. And also inspire you to decorate Eastereggs and twigs the Scandinavian style. What are your traditions?
A traditional Swedish dish on the “Smörgåsbord” for Christmas, Easter or Midsummer.
Cheese Cake is really a sweet dessert. However this is a variation as a Savory Cheese Cake with Swedish tastes that can be used on the “Smörgåsbord” or as a starter. As Easter is coming up and many do not eat meat this is perfect for the Easterbuffé or Eastertable. However it is festive and tastes great for any festive dinner table.
I love to make my own pasta. This time I wanted to take on the challenge to make colored and patterned pasta. It is creative at the same time I get great food. I tried to make different kinds as well. Making pasta is a great activity to do with kids as well!
I love to make my own pasta. This time I wanted to take on the challenge to make colored and patterned pasta. It is creative at the same time I get great food.
This weekend I treated myself to Afternoon Tea. I had some bakery in my freezer that I could create with. So this became my treat after a while. You do not need fancy ingredients to make a perfect Afternoon Tea. It just needs to look pretty and petite.