I usually makes small springrolls, but this guy at work, Long made the most fantastic huge springrolls, with his own springroll wrappers and home made chili sauce, so I started experimenting to make them like his. I never succeeded even after quite a few attempts, so Long is still the Springroll Master, but mine didnt […]
Thai cakes- Khanom Dok Bua
Lotus cakes- Khanom Dok Bua ..you either love them or hate them! This cake is a cake but with a snackie feel to it- as a Thai woman once told me when I asked her about the cakes : “Mm..this is a very old cake! It’s good to eat when watching tv! Break it into […]
Flæskesvær/ Pork Rind
It’s all about the crunch !! This Danish snack called “Flæskesvær” is made from pigs skin and is a Danish tradition- it’s crunchy, tasty and really fattening! But it’s almost Christmas time, so let’s knock ourselves out with a handful of handmade Flæskesvær! How to make them? Cut pigs skin in thin slices and boil […]
The fabulous Snicker cake!
This sounds silly but this cake really tastes like a Snicker bar! I actually stole this recipe from somebody’s blog, but she also lent the recipe from somebody else’s blog, without noting where, so… Thank you to the original maker of this cake;)This cake is made in three easy steps: baking the cake, making the […]
Brændte mandler/ candied roasted almonds
These almonds are being sold in the streets in Denmark around Christmas. Vendors cooks batch after batch in large copper pans, the smell is the smell of Christmas! The almonds are roasted/ toasted and coated with crispy caramel. This is my version with some Christmas spices. This recipe can be tweaked as you like- leave […]
Wait for the smack!
The secret recipe of Morten Bak. I had the good fortune to work night shifts with the über Breadman, Morten Bak whose bread is famous even with people who actually never tasted his bread but only heard of it. Hell its even famous amongst people who never met Morten! Morten was so kind to allow me […]
Pastel de Nata
This is my second attempt at making the little fantastic Portuguese cake Pastel de Nata. I took a class at a bakery in Lisbon: https://pastelariabatalha.com/ last summer, it was crazy- 35 degrees outside and even more downstairs in the basement where the ovens were hotter than hell but it was worth it all. And the […]
Crazy about Crumpets!
So my youngest went to UK with his best friend and the best friends father who origins from Hastings. When he came home he brought me two packets of crumpets from Warburtons. As soon as I had eaten the first crumpet of the first packet, I ordered a set of crumpet rings from Amazon! I […]
Artisan bread baked in a bread cloche
So I got this amazing bread cloche from Emile Henry as a birthday gift from my better half. That he actually listened to me was almost as amazing as the breads I make in this cloche.. almost.I used my friend Rosaly’s ‘Recycle bread’ as an inspiration. Recipe: Wheat kernels, pumpkin seeds, sea salt, two slices […]