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Pasta with Bacon and Gorgonzola 

This was a favourite of mine at Uni but I haven’t thought of it for years! I have had a few trips down memory lane lately and gone through loads of old photos from Uni and I guess the recipe just came back to me – I was delighted to re-establish the acquaintance!

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Salmon with Feta Cheese and Sundried Tomatoes 

We had some sundried tomatoes leftover from last week so I thought I’d do this really tasty and easy salmon dish. Oh, you’re wondering where the veg is? Well, yeah, I forgot the lovely broccoli in the fridge… Ah well!

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Roast Chicken Salad with Melon

We tried out our new Le Creuset today and used it to roast a whole chicken to have with our salad! I loved it, I felt like such a grown up and the chicken came out perfect!

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Creamy Pasta with Spinach and Sundried Tomatoes 

I absolutely love cooking with spinach! Not only does it taste nice and is very healthy, it is SO colourful and pretty!

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Zesty Chicken Fajitas

I really like the simplicity of Fajitas and this recipe has become a favourite in our household! My partner likes really spicy food and I’m not very good with it at all, so by keeping the chilies on the side we’ve come to a good compromise. The zesty sauce was an instant hit with me!

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Carrot and Halloumi burgers

My sister sent me this recipe and said it was the best vegetarian burgers she’s ever tried. I must admit, I was a bit unsure as I’m not the biggest fan of halloumi (it’s too squeaky!) but they really are delicious, easy and quick to make and they can become as fancy as you’d like depending on what you serve them with. The recipe recommends a quinoa salad with humus but I’ve made them with sweet potato fries and tzatziki and it’s very, very nice!

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Crayfish Party (Kräftskiva)

August is crayfish season in Sweden and we celebrate by throwing a party! Why not!? What better way to eat crayfish other than wearing silly hats and bibs and decorating your flat with moon men lamps and paper made crayfish decorations?

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Tacos

Friday night Tacos is a modern classic in Sweden. Some marketing genius came up with the term Fredagsmys (litteraly translated as cosy Friday, but it means staying in on a Friday and be with your loved ones) and Tacos has become a major part of that.

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Chicken with sundried tomatoes and pesto 

This dish has definitely become a favourite in this household. It’s super easy and quick to make and doesn’t require too many ingredients.

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