18 May 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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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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Community Expat Cookbook

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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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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Treat Baking Enthusiasts To A Cookbook On Scandinavian Baking

Have you delighted your friends with your homemade Swedish cinnamon buns, ginger snaps or rye bread? And they are now wondering what good recipe books on Scandinavian baking can they lay their hands on? Ones where this European region’s baking’s well-being is celebrated with cakes made with real butter? Ones where entire festivals are dedicated […]

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Expat Cookbook: Mussels in Citrusy Passata

While the time-honored way of cooking mussels is the Belgians’ love of using white wine, some more contemporary takes have shifted towards substituting with tomatoes in all forms and consistencies, with a few throwing in the chilli for the Asian influence. My happy marriage of these sources of inspiration gives a deeply flavoursome tangy broth […]

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Expat Cookbook: Banana Crepes with Berry Caramel Jus

When I wish to convey how much I cherish my husband, I whip up a breakfast that satisfies his fondness for crepes and bananas; generously lacing the dish with a loving touch of my own culinary magic – an extra special silky smooth berry caramel jus made even more decadent with lavish sprinklings of crunchy […]

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Expat Cookbook: French Seafood Chowder

As a peace-loving gesture to the ongoing “war” between serious foodies who side with either the New England or Manhattan chowders, and as a homage to the possible French origins of the former, this lusciously mouthwateringly hearty recipe draws harmoniously comforting inspiration from the divine triangulation of all three truly delicious culinary cultures… …perfectly luxurious […]

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Expat Cookbook: Spicy Peanut & Garlic Lamb with Pineapple & Pomegranate Salad

Just returned to Stockholm from your wonderful winter holiday of leisurely soaking up the sun and surf in the summery or tropical parts of the planet? Then this recipe of lovely intense and refreshing contrasts promises gently sublime memories of the very same exotic scents, flavours and textures of places continually kissed by the steady […]

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