Swedish Kroppkakor in five steps

Throughout the ages, the Northern European peoples have learned to make the most of the little products they have at their disposal. Today, though you can find anything at the grocery store, and despite the globalized market, tradition requires that we stick to well-known recipes, common to our cultures. Kroppkakor is a delicious potato dish, [...]

Tipsy Chocolate Truffles

Recently while visiting a friend on mine in London, I had the unique chance to try tipsy chocolate truffles. Some say it’s the Swiss who first conceived the idea of truffles; the Americans also took up and refined this dessert, but the rest of the Europeans have a special taste for cooking truffles too. So, [...]

Mushrooms with blue cheese

Here is a fantastic suggestion for cocktail parties at home. It takes about an hour and very little effort. Besides, this universal dish suits the taste of both vegetarians and those who prefer meat. Cook time: 1 hour Makes: 4 servings Products: 12 big champignons 1-2 oz (50 g) of smoked bacon 1-2 oz (50 [...]

Spanish “Flamenco” – eggs with ham

Flamenco eggs give you enough power to dance one of the greatest dances in the world. Try and cook this dish to learn the secret of famous flamenco dancers. Here is what you need: 10 oz (300 g) of ham 1 onion 2 tablespoons of lard ВЅ teaspoon of paprika 3 tomatoes a pinch of [...]

Armenian chicken recipe

This is an old-time and easy-to-prepare recipe for chicken. You must have tried it at least once, but here are all the products necessary to prepare it in the proper way. 1 medium chicken 2 eggplants 1 onion 4 cups (1 liter) of vegetable bullion parsley 1 pound (500 g) yogurt 1 pinch of saffron [...]

Simple steamed spinach

Do you remember the comic character Popeye the Sailor, who gets hyper tough eating spinach? The following recipe won’t give you superhuman strength but it is easy to make and definitely very delicious. Here’s what you need: 1 pound (500 g) spinach 5 oz (150 g) walnuts 5 oz (150 g) pine nuts salt soy [...]

Easy tomato soup with caramel

3 tablespoons of oil; 3-4 cubes or 1 tablespoon of sugar ; 35 oz (1 kg) of tomatoes; Вѕ cup of vermicelli or noodles. Heat up the sugar with the oil until it melts down and turns brown. Now peel the tomatoes and grate them to get tomato sauce. If needs be, add ВЅ cup [...]

Syrup of orange peels

Do you like oranges? Did you know that orange peels could be used too? Lets try and combine pleasure and usefulness… If you agree, keep on reading. Soak 2 kilograms (2.2 pounds) of orange peels in a deep dish with 4 liters (1.06 quarts) of water. Take them out after 48 hours and grind them [...]

Pancakes with spinach

10 oz (300 g) spinach; 3 eggs; 1 teacup milk; ВЅ teacup flour ; salt and pepper. Cut the spinach in small pieces and wash it well. Mix it with salt in order to make it soft. If you use canned spinach there is no need to mix soften it. Beat 3 eggs and add [...]

Marinated Mackerel

Ingredients: 4 mackerels 4 tablespoons chopped marjoram 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime salt and pepper Preparation: Remove the scales of the mackerels, scraping them with the blunt side of a knife under running water. Gut the fish and wash it well. Cut 4-5 diagonal slashes on each side of the [...]

Potatoes in sauce

Ingredients potatoes – 70 oz / 2 kg 4-5 almonds 1 loaf of bread pinch of saffron 3 tablespoons oil 2 cloves of garlic parsley salt and black pepper Preparation: Peel carefully the potatoes, wash them, and slice them. Put the potato slices in a saucepan. In small frying pan heat the oil and brown [...]