15 Jul 2024
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Sweden’s new barbecue trend – the Kamado grill

In the heart of Sweden’s outdoor cooking culture, a new trend is emerging. The Kamado grill, an ancient Japanese concept redefined with modern ceramic technology, is changing the way Swedes barbecue.  This versatile cooking tool is not just a grill; it’s a revolution in the garden. In this article, we tell you more about why […]

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Expat Cookbook: Spiced Up Chipotle Salmon

Spice up any date, any day of the week, any occasion with this easy to cook spiced up chipotle salmon. The Mexican in me almost rules out the possibility of having any kind of fish dish without a hint or a load some of chilli. However the predominant smoky flavour of the chipotle over its […]

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X’Mas Parties With Festive Recipes From Around The World

Planning party after party of yuletide celebrations this Christmas season in Stockholm for family and friends from different continents across the globe? Then nothing draws more oohs and aahs than serving each round of celebratory fare with yummylicious special occasion dishes whipped up during festivities reveled in various parts of the world. From Scandinavia to […]

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Wintry Treat: Yuletide Lamb Shanks

Drawing inspiration from the Christmas focus on the birth of the Lamb of God as Saviour to the world – an act remembered by believers with the Lord’s Supper, this hearty recipe of luxurious layers of flavour crafts together ingredients symbolic of these traditions with culinary influences rooted in different continents – the perfect yuletide […]

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Summer Party Treat: Spicy Chicken Arancini

Marrying a love for Chinese fried rice with the Italian passion for turning left over risotto into yummylicious arancini minus the worry of deep-frying induced heart burn yields a refreshingly different finger food that hits all the right aromatic and taste bud tingling notes… …Perfect for summer partying in Stockholm!   Ingredients: ½ cup arborio […]

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It’s Taco Fredag!

It’s no secret that Sweden loves Mexican food. There’s even a day of the week dedicated to it: ‘Taco Fredag’ Taco Friday, when Sweden gathers around the dining table to eat a good taco. It’s such a thing that even the Swedish Church has tweeted a gif of Jesus craving taco, saying “When it finally […]

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Easter Treat: Ethiopian Fish Stew

As a reflection of the wide global reach Christianity has had, Your Living City’s Easter treat for 2018 draws inspiration from Ethiopia’s Christian traditions of feasting on the country’s delectable range of local fish, veg, fruit, nuts, herbs and spices…. … perfect for sharing with family and friends with adventurous taste palettes!   Ingredients: 1 […]

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Valentine’s Day Treat: Berries, Peaches & Coconut Sago Pudding

  Pamper the love of your life by indulging in this exotic refreshing dessert after a relaxing sauna at a couple’s spa in the heart of Stockholm this 14th February…  an impressive way to top off a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner date!   Ingredients: 40 g dried sago* pearls 200 ml coconut milk 2 tsp […]

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Xmas Treat: Cheesy Lobster with Herb & Peppercorn Butter

Lobster is often the star attraction in seafood extravaganzas partaken on Christmas Eve in Southern Italy, thanks to its Roman Catholic tradition of abstaining from meat on holy days. As France’s culinary high point, its time-honored Réveillon on the commemorative night before Jesus’ birth has grown more opulent and luxurious over the years, making serving […]

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Thanksgiving Treat: XO Cognac Chicken Stew

A tradition celebrated in the United States of America, the initial Thanksgiving was held for the English Pilgrims’ successful first corn harvest in November 1621. As it stemmed solely from the Native Americans’ initiative in freely teaching them this cultivation technique, then Governor William Bradford organized the three-day harvest celebration as a big thank you. […]

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