Nothing is better than early summer with the smell of fresh elderflowers and tall grass. To preserve the beauty of summer, homemade elderflower cordial is perfect. It is floral with a hint of citrus from the lime and lemon. […]
Being a Norwegian/Scandinavian, naturally there will be a lot of Scandinavian or Scandinavian inspired recipes. Because tradition is really big in Scandinavia during Christmas, a lot of these recipes will be Christmas related.
My favorites include easy chocolate rice puffs, Scandinavian mulled wine and crispy donuts. But there are many goodies that’s not Christmas related too: vanilla custard coconut buns, fresh jello and almond crunch chocolates among others!
Chocolate Raspberry Cake with a moist chocolate sponge, fresh raspberries and the best homemade raspberry jam, top it with a luscious Baileys chocolate buttercream for a real decadent treat. This cake is a 6 inch small […]
A quick and easy cranberry coconut trifle served as individual servings and using leftover cranberry sauce, whipped sweetened coconut cream and ginger nut cookie crumbs. An elegant dessert that takes […]
Chanterelles make this honey mustard cream sauce go from delicious to effing faboulous with their woodsy, earthy and peppery flavors. This dish truly screams fall but too delicious not too eat […]
The fresh and fragrant summer berries are so versatile and can be used in everything ranging from cocktails, pies, muffins, jello and cakes. Welcome summer with these 24 Favorite Summer Berry Recipes! Why don’t you try a blackberry grilled cheese […]
Homemade cordial is the perfect way of using a lot of ripe fruit and berries. Cordial, or also known as saft in Scandinavia, or squash or simply just a syrup, does not have to be just diluted fruit juice with tons of […]
Apricot and Rum Pastry Cream Soft Cake is a local treat from Ålesund, Norway, known as Skilpaddekake or Turtle Cake. It is a cake that melts in your mouth, it’s so creamy and soft, with a subtle fresh flavor of […]
Filling the house with the smell of baked buns is one thing, but vanilla custard filled crescent rolls smell even better. The warming and soft smell of vanilla, paired with the classic baked bread, is a little piece of heaven. Biting into a roll, first you get the slightly […]
Orange and chocolate is a magical combination. They work so well together because the chocolate is intense and rich, while the orange is fresh, fruity and zesty. This orange hot chocolate is simple, it’s […]
Christmas. The time of the year when drinks get spiked with spices, time (should) slows down to just embrace the simple pleasure of being together. It is time for love, for comforting cookies and eggnog, and it’s time for mulled wine. […]