Pasta with Smoked Mozzarella and Grilled Zucchini

Scamorza Affumicata or Smoked Mozzarella is a very tasty cheese. Wonderful soft texture and smoky taste. Here is a pasta dish where I paired it with tomato sauce, basil, parmesan and grilled Zucchini. You will need One can of tomatoes. Roughly cut. 2 – 3 gloves of garlic. Peeled and sliced. One Zucchini. Sliced. Fresh basil….

Salad with Smoked Duck Breast

This is my take on a classic French salad. The smoky duck breast really goes well with the tangy pickled onion, savoury egg and cooked asparagus. I think that smoked heart from either a moose or a reindeer would work as an alternative to smoked duck breast. You will need Cold Smoked duck breast. Thinly…

Radish with Whipped Brown Butter

This is simple but very good. The nutty taste of the butter and the fluffy texture. It goes really well with raw vegetables. You will need About 100 – 200 g butter. Salt. Radishes Do like this Melt the butter in a pan. Let the butter cook on a low heat until it have turned…

Chicken with tomatoes and olives

This is a really nice chicken stew with a savoury deep flavour. The anchovy really lifts and deepens the taste. I served this with potatoes oven baked with bay leaves and olive oil. You will need One chicken. Cut into eight pieces. 1 – 2 tbsp Flour. Salt. Freshly ground Black Pepper. One can of…

Tomato and cheese salad

This is a variant of the famous Italian Caprese salad. I was curious how it would work to add chèvre to get a bit more character and it worked really good. I also had a dressing with balsamic vinegar, lemon and honey to go with the cheese and tomatoes. You will need Fresh tomatoes. Preferably…

Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This is almost the perfect summer dish. The only requirement is to have good ripe tomatoes. It’s refreshing, savoury and easy to make. You will need Fresh tomatoes. Preferably a mix of different colours and kinds. About 12 if you use sherry tomatoes. Cut into bite size pieces. A few tablespoons of olive oil. 1…

Roasted cauliflower salad

Roasted cauliflower is one of my favourite vegetable dishes. This is a salad that enforce the nuttiness with hazelnuts and a savoury goat cheese. You will need 1 head of cauliflower. Cut into florets. A handful of hazelnuts. Lightly crushed. 1 tbsp dried thyme. 1 – 2 cloves of garlic. Chopped. 1 – 2 sticks…

Fried broccoli with Almonds and Ham

A quick and simple delicious broccoli dish. I really like to use the Sweet Stem Broccoli(Sparrisbroccoli in Swedish) if I can find it. You will need 1 – 2 head of ordinary broccoli or substitute with the same amount of Sweet Stem Broccoli. Cut into florets. 3 – 4 garlic. Thinly sliced. A couple of…

Fried Pork Chops with Cider Sauce

This is a simple but very tasty way of cooking pork chops. I simply served them with roasted potatoes and green beens. You will need Pork chops. One per person. 1 – 2 cloves of garlic. Peeled and whole. A small bunch of fresh thyme. Olive oil. 1 – 2 shallots. Finely chopped. One small…

Sardine Rillettes

This is not very pretty but its easy to make and the taste is super good. Serve it on grilled or toasted bread. You will need One can of good sardines. A thick slice of chèvre. A couple of spring onions. Shopped. A couple of tbsp olive oil. A pinch of cayenne. Lemon juice. Do…