The Food Exchange – Enjoy your picnic with Scotch Eggs

The weather last weekend was perfect for a picnic – and although we didn’t go far, the little picnic in our garden was soooo good! As you may have gathered by now – this months Food Exchange theme is…. PICNIC :). Lucy’s challenge for me this month was to make Scotch Eggs. Another challenge that…

The Food Exchange – Savoury, warm comfort food

I have just seen that my last post was from almost a month ago. I can’t believe it! Time is flying at the moment and so, so much is happening. Although it is almost mid January I wish all of you all the best for the new year! May 2017 be wonderful, exciting and full…

Summer salad á la Annika

Back when I was still a student a few years ago I went round to my friend Annika’s house for dinner one summer evening. She prepared a summer salad with fresh peaches and fried sliced beef – all I can say is it was soooo good and still now it is my favorite salad for…

Tuna steak with a colorful salad and lime dressing

I am not very inventive when it comes to evening meals that I have to prepare after work. Also sometimes I am not hungry in the evening, so often I just don’t eat at night. If I’m hungry though I found a dish with tuna (or salmon) that is really quickly prepared, healthy and tastes very good….

A winter without soup is like summer without ice cream!

One of the things I love most about winter is getting cozy and warm inside…and if I can enjoy this coziness with a bowl of hot soup I am happy! This last weekend it finally got a bit colder here in Manchester, the time before it was quite warm but very wet. I clearly prefer cold…

A cheese board without candied figs? No…not happening!

It is a running gag in my family that with any cheese board candied figs need to be served. That comes from a meal in a restaurant where we ordered a cheese board a couple of months ago and the candied figs were described absolutely beautiful in the menu. Unfortunately though the cheese board was…