Anisgrisar (Anise Pigs)

Anisgrisar (Anise Pigs) Just in time for Christmas, here’s a Swedish festive special for you all. “Anisbröd”, or Anise Bread, which is sometimes called Anisgrisar (Anise Pigs). I have absolutely no idea why they are called the latter. Apparently someone, once upon a time,...
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Bachkoutou

Bachkoutou Hi folks! First of all, a shameless plug. A couple of people mentioned to me that they wouldn’t be averse to the idea of buying a print of some of the photos I took on my road-trip from France to Sweden. I’ve set up a page now here where you can do...
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Port Jelly to be jelly of!

Port Jelly to be jelly of! So I guess one can definitely say now that summer has gone. It’s absolutely pouring down with rain outside, and has been all day. I quite enjoy rain, so it’s not the end of the world  in my opinion but such weather does tend to put a dampener (see...
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My kräftskiva, with… shrimp?

My kräftskiva, with… shrimp? What’s a kräftskiva, you may be wondering? Well, a kräftskiva is a traditional Swedish crayfish party – and something to be looked forward to in the calendar if you live in Sweden. Crayfish (or crawfish as some people know them) are cooked in a water...
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Coconut Rum-flavoured Plain and White Nama Chocolate

Coconut Rum-flavoured Plain and White Nama Chocolate Serves: n/a Cost: ~€4.80+ Preparation and cooking time: ~20 minutes + 24 hours Calories: ~60 per piece The wonderful Nami, from JustOneCookbook published a delightful recipe last year for Valentine’s Day which brought so many memories flooding back to me. I...
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Christmas Beetroot Salad

Christmas Beetroot Salad Serves: Makes ~6 Cost: ~€0.90 Preparation and cooking time: ~10 minutes Calories: ~66 calories per serving Well folks, Christmas is almost upon us, and on behalf of my family, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a fantastic Christmas and New Year....
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