Fresh and comforting – Orange ice cream with almonds and chocolate sauce

Sometimes you want something that’s fresh and something that’s rich at the same time. Some people might suggest that you grab a bowl of fruit sorbet and alter eating spoonfuls of that with chewing on a Mars bar in between, but that’s just not me, and I think everyone agree that you can do better […]

A new start – Cherry almond chocolate chip ice cream

I turned 24 last week. I’m not old (although I sometimes feel old and bitter) but I’m not a child anymore, and it was five years since I was a teenager. As you grow out of childhood and into the responsibility of being an adult you usually get less and smaller presents for your birthday. […]

Cake art – Buttermilk cake with blueberries, lemon and almonds

Sometimes when I feel like baking I’m not sure what to make. Do you remember back in school when you had art classes and the teacher wouldn’t tell you exactly what to draw, but instead you had to draw according to a theme or a feeling? It could be pink, Summer, black and white or […]

Summer dreams – Scones with raisins, yoghurt and vanilla.

Occasionally you come across things that are completely different in other countries than where they were invented. Take scones for example, in England they are cute, round and small but in Sweden they are the burly and big. In England you flatten out the dough with a rolling pin and cut out little round scones […]

Easy Christmas treat – Brända mandlar/Candied almonds

In Sweden we celebrate something called advent, I’m sure you’ve heard of it. In the small and big towns around Sweden there’s Christmas fairs every advent, and many people like to visit them with their families and friends. One of the things you can expect to see on a Swedish Christmas market are the small […]