Spagetti Bolognese – Best spagetti ever?


The first time I cooked, I was 6 years old. Then I cooked my absolute favorite dish, spaghetti Bolognese. This happened more than 40 years ago. And yet today it is one of my absolute favorite dishes. I never get tired of it. 1 onion chopped ½ grated carrot 20g grated celeriac butter rapeseed oil…

Mix cake – the ultimated gift cake


This cake is both ridiculous quick to make, inexpensive ingredients and tastes amazing! What more could you ask for? I do not know … Perfect to give away as a gift. 125 g of oil (not olive) 200 ml brown sugar 50 ml sugar 200 ml flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 2…

Panna cotta with Tonka beans and coffee – wonderful combination


This weekend I have not done much. Got a bout of laziness. Fixed a dessert, it was anyway. Did a panna cotta with tonka beans and coffee. And a wonderful good Lamb stew with lots of wonderful spices (recipe coming soon) 2 tonka bean grated 400 ml cream 1 tablespoon instant coffee 100 ml jelly…

Sfoof – wonderful turmeric cake


Sfoof is an Arabic cake with their appearance and flavor make one very happy, it lights up like the sun. Appealing to them most because it is not typical sweet as other Arab pastries are happy and contains no rosewater or orange blossom water that may not appeal to everyone. Turmeric adds not much flavor…

Manakish – Pizza from Lebanon and Middle east


It is said that this dish comes from Lebanon, but is common across the Arab world. This simple, cheap dish is often eaten as breakfast or lunch. Perfect to serve when the guests just comes for dinner or why not to picnic. 475 ml of lukewarm water 1200 ml flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon…

Hobbits cookies


My Hobbits cookies are something which is dedicated to my children. When they lived at home then disappeared cakes double-time. But I understand and yet today so I do not bake them all at once without parts dough into 4-6 pieces. Slices up and let the others go into the freezer unbaked. One tip, if…

Saffron Crossiants


One of my favorites…. Saffron Croissants with almonds… So so so yummi 🙂 100 ml water 150ml milk 30 g yeast 1 teaspoon salt 800 ml flour 50 ml sugar 225 g butter 1 beaten egg 0,5 g saffron Filling: Almond iceing, grated Heat the water and the milk is lukewarm. Crumble the yeast into…

Almond Konafa – Middle Eastern almond cheesecake


There is lots of different ways to make this cake. Each country has its own kind of recipe. This is the one I found was the best I ever tasted. Enjoy! 1 package Kanafa dough Syrup : 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups water Filling: 150g butter 1 tablespoon rose water 1 1/2 cups…

Madeleine with orangeblossom water


What do you like best? Cookies or cakes? Tough choice … Would be fun to know what exactly you like, I know what kind of recipes I’ll should post here. Madeleine is a cake I’m doing a lot, just because it’s so easy and quick to do. Does not take many minutes you have cookies…