Everyday life of a foodie

Sausages with Swede Chips and Red Onion Relish

Battle of the swedes! Luckily I won in the end but, puh, swedes are hard work to peel and cut!

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Lemon Drizzle 

Now I wasn’t sure how this would turn out at all as I didn’t have the right ingredients nor the right size tin, but apart from the very flat appearance it tastes lovely! Very pleased for my first attempt at a lemon drizzle

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Chorizo Pizza

Home made pizza to kick off the weekend! Get in!

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Grilled Chicken Legs with Quinoa 

It might not look spectacular this dish but it was definitely a winner!

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Beef Flank Steak with Warm Potato Salad

We decided to try a HelloFresh recipe and I didn’t really know what to expect but it was amazing! I’m not very good when it comes to thinking outside the box with beef, I’ll use minced beef a lot but apart from that beef is either a nice steak or Sunday Roast to me. I wouldn’t do a soup or a salad with beef on my own, I’d need a recipe or someone to give me an idea, so it was great to kick the week off with this.

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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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Meatballs with mustard mash

Happy Meatballs Day! Yes, it is a thing. We have a national meatball day in Sweden. And it is a great day! To be fair, we like having days for things; waffle day, cinnamon day, kladdkaka day, there’s even a broccoli day (July 1st)!

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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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