Baba ganosh – best dipp ever


This dip or sauce Baba ganoush it one of the very best in the world, I think. Just click on the link and you find the recipe to this amazing dish In many places in Middle East, this dish is served every day. Lovely to fill a newly baked Pita bread with falafel and baba…

Confit tomatoes


This dish is so good and almost addictive! But not only that very easy to make as well. Unfortunately all my herbs died in the last storm we had here. Blasted with the salt and sand from the sea killed them. The rest of the garden went as well. A price one have to pay…

Torrijas


Torrijas is very similar to french toasts or Swedish Fattiga riddare. I prefer this once as I love the flavours from the zest and spices. As the Easter getting closer, it’s time for me to share my favourite Spanish dessert Torrijas. A very famous dessert you find every where in Spain under the Easter time….

Chocolate cake with cinnamon and cardamom fudge


This is absolutely the best chocolate cake in the world! Trust my word. When you tried it, you know what I’m talking about! Dough cake with cinnamon and cardamom fudge Fudge: 150 ml cream, 1 teaspoon honey, 2 cinnamon sticks, 1 teaspoon cardamom kernels, 200 g milk chocolate Cake: 2 eggs, 300 ml sugar, 150…

Selim pepper – a useful friend


Selim Pepper is a lovely useful condiment that goes with everything from coffee to meat.  Its aromatic notes makes it suitable for everything. It is sharp but not strong or pungent. It has some eucalyptus tones that makes it so good in chocolate and beverages. You can find it here at OLiOLI shop  and Gerard Vivrés

Raz el Hanout Chicken – A Moroccon dish


This casserole is really Morocco. When you cook it, so you’ll fly away on a magic carpet and end up in the square in Marrakech. Raz el Hanout = Spice merchant’s head, is a spice mixture which contains up to 30 different spices. Each spice merchant has their own mix and there is not a…

Wild Pepper Voatsiperifery – my new friend from Madagascar


  I give up! I confess ! I am a spice nerd! It’s just that I ‘m completely sold on the spices. And this has been going on for many years but it is only now that I recognize this. And the wonderful thing is that there are always new spices to discover! My wonderful…

Spice jars


  Yes I know this is a tip, but thought you might not peeking in there so often. And I felt I just had to show you this onces. IKEA has the smartest spice jars available! Close at hand and you can find directly what you need without searching. Simply perfect! Would not be without…

Zatáar – Arabic spice mix


Zatáar is a very common spice mixture all over the Middle East and North Africa. Perfect for chicken, pizza, the bread, etc. 3 tablespoons dried oregano 2 tablespoons dried thyme 3 tablespoons sumack 1 teaspoon salt 75 ml toasted sesame seeds Just to mix and store airtight until ready for use.

Saffron and spice marinade fruits


Saffron and herb marinated pears are super delicious. The spices fits so perfectly with the fruit. Chose pears because it’s my favorite fruit, but other fruit works as well.  I love playing with spices and you should not be afraid to use them. They lift and turn an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan. 2…

Moroccon Chicken Tajine with Almonds


Now, I offer you my absolute favorite dish with chicken, almonds and spices. Moroccan cuisine is the cuisine that I like the most, the ones I’ve tasted of. The food is flavorful with lots of spices but with the perfectly-balanced, with no spice takes over. And it’s not even hot spices. Many of the spices…

Pizza sallad


  This is the perfect thing with the Pizza or meatballs! Once you tried it you will love it. And imagen you can eat a lot of this sallad and enjoy the pizza as well.  Even on a cheese sandwich it’s perfect. Enjoy!   600 grams of fresh cabbage 1 teaspoon salt 1 pinch black…