Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup / Cream of Spinach Soup

Making many soups is so easy and this one is no exception. It’s quite a luxurious one and has a beautiful texture, almost like velvet on the tongue. You can add small things to it to dress it up, such as tiny shrimp,

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Pate Brisée 2

Pate Brisée 2

Pate Brisée is a classic French tart dough but it is perfect for making any kind of pie. It requires a light hand and produces a crispy and layered dough. It’s my go to recipe for tarts and pies of all kinds.

Enough dough for a double crust 23 or 24 centimeter tart or pie pan which is quite large.

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Cornbread A Traditional Recipe

Cornbread

Whether it’s for Thanksgiving dinner or a midweek stew, cornbread so easy to make is a wonderful addition to a hearty warming cold weather meal. I came across this awhile ago and found it easy and very satisfying. You can also change it a bit by adding herbs like fresh rosemary.

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Crumble Topping

Making crumbles is easy and fast and always a treat. You get to take advantage of the freshest fruits right from the very first Rhubarb through to the end of summer.

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Cinnamon Buns

This recipe will produce super yummy cinnamon buns – these are wonderful, moist sticky. I make these often and they don’t hang around long. Truly worth the effort.

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Apple Galette

This is a simple recipe that can be used whenever you find you have too many apples, berries, plums or almost any fruits. Another aspect is that you don’t have to have any particular pie form, a simple baking tray lined with parchment is enough. Perfect for the summer house where baking equipment is always at a minimum.

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Lemon Custard Tart

This is an all time French classic and is the perfect ending to a meal regardless of the season. This recipe will produce a thick creamy filling that is very lemony and nicely tart.

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Chocolate Biscotti

These are the chocolate variety and taste great and because you can keep them stored in a plastic container for 3-4 weeks they will always be available to pull out to eat as a snack or with a nice cup of hot tea on a cold Swedish night!

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Almond Biscotti

These taste great and because you can keep them stored in a plastic container for 3-4 weeks they will always be available to pull out to eat with a nice cup of hot tea on a cold Swedish night!

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Chocolate Truffle Torte

This chocolate cake never fails to please – like chocolate truffles they are deeply satisfying without being too sweet. I have seen this now in a Swedish cooking magazine but in reality it was originally from “Delia Smiths Christmas” 1990 – BBC Books, one of the best holiday cookbooks I have ever seen.

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A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.

Canapes


I don't have a many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

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