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. […]

Chokladskolan – Part one

If you were to ask me what type of food that I prefer to work with then I’d say chocolate. It’s complex, beautiful, versatile, delicious and quite scientific. After starting reading Peter Greweling’s book about chocolate and confections I was quite apprehensive and daunted by working with chocolate. I read about tempering and how it’s […]

Just some biscuits – Double chocolate pistachio biscotti

Have you heard of Lidl? Lidl is a chain that sells cheap and often peculiar food items, some of them can be surprisingly nice. When I was small my mum once bought a packet of not so authentic biscotti from Lidl. I tried one of these biscotti things and then I had to have another […]

A bit harder but still easy – Fancy After Eight pears

In Sweden we have this popular dessert called After Eight pears. It consists of canned pear halves that you top with an After Eight each, bake them in the oven or put them in the microwave until the chocolate on top is slightly melted and then eat with ice cream. It’s a little bit like […]