18 Jul 2024
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Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato Casserole

It’s November and the country that we’re featuring this month is America, in honour of Thanksgiving. Lori Rubottom Karimi lives in Stockholm but grew up in Arkansas, where she experienced gorgeous Southern cooking. Here, she shares her wonderful Thanksgiving recipes that have been passed down in her family from mother to daughter. Absolutely mouthwatering – […]

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Recipe of the Week: Green Bean Casserole

It’s November and the country that we’re featuring this month is America, in honour of Thanksgiving. Lori Rubottom Karimi lives in Stockholm but grew up in Arkansas, where she experienced gorgeous Southern cooking. Here, she shares her wonderful Thanksgiving recipes that have been passed down in her family from mother to daughter. Absolutely mouthwatering – […]

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Recipe of the Week: Southern Cornbread Dressing

It’s November and the country that we’re featuring this month is America, in honour of Thanksgiving. Lori Rubottom Karimi lives in Stockholm but grew up in Arkansas, where she experienced gorgeous Southern cooking. Here, she shares her wonderful Thanksgiving recipes that have been passed down in her family from mother to daughter. Absolutely mouthwatering – […]

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Recipe of the Week: Victoria Sponge Cake

What could be more English than this regal beauty, named after one of the most famous monarchs in history? A classic Victoria sponge has no cream added, but I think it gives the cake an added dimension in taste (as well as height). You can leave it out if you prefer, but do follow the […]

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Recipe of the Week: Leek and Potato Soup

I’m on dangerous ground here as I know at least a few French or Americans will claim this soup as their own and the theme for this month is English recipes. But this is no chilled Vichyssoise, the original of which was served by a French chef in a swanky New York restaurant, but a […]

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Recipe of the Week: Chicken & Vegetable Pie

 ‘To Make Short Paest for Tarte – Take fyne floure and a cursey of fayre water and a dysche of swete butter and a lyttel saffron, and the yolckes of two egges and make it thynne and as tender as ye maye’ A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye – 1545 You might also like: Cottage […]

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Recipe of the Week: Cottage Pie

“Dinner to day, Cottage-Pye and rost Beef.” Reverend James Woodford, 29 August 1791 Diary of a Country Parson Now, English food often gets a bad press, which is a little unfair because, at its best, it would satisfy the fussiest gourmet. In the month ahead, I’ve decided to put up a few recipes from my […]

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Kanelbullens Dag: Cinnamon Bun Day

So we need more excuses to eat cinnamon buns, right? Luckily the 4th October is Kanelbullens Dag, or Cinnamon Bun Day. It’s not a venerable old tradition, since it’s only been around since 1999, but it is a way to justify sinking your teeth into one of Sweden’s most popular delicacies.  You may also like: Kanelbulle & […]

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Swedish Lifestyle: Cherry Jam Recipe

Stockholm lifestyle changes during the summer months when most Swedes are on vacation. We recommend you follow the Swedes lifestyle, slow-down and enjoy what the summer offers. Why not enjoy a sunny day, go outside pick yourself some wild cherries and make jam.

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