Eggplant Sandwich

This can easily become an eggplant burger if the bread is replaced by buns. Ingredients (for 2 people) Bread base 1 large eggplant 3 to 4 large tomatoes fresh basil leafs mushrooms rucola Preparation First slice the eggplant and put it in water with salt for 10 minutes. It helps remove the bitterness. Drizzle some…

Hummus

This is a classic and everybody has their own twist on it. Here is a base recipe that Moritz does really well, feel free to get creative with it by adding spices and herbs. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (or 120 g dried) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons tahin 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons olive…

Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This is an easy one I make when I’m sick or when I just want something warm and uncomplicated. Ingredients around 500 g carrots 1 or 2 sweet potatoes 1 medium onion 1 heaped teaspoon piment 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon sweet paprika powder pinch of cayenne pepper dash of oil…

Matcha Latte

I discovered matcha late when I first went to Dusseldorf Japan Day several years ago and I have been having it ever since. Matcha is basically powdered green tea that is dried and grown in a special way. It has a very fresh taste that is for sure more intense than usual teas. Most specialised tea…

Aloo Gobi

Another simple recipe for Indian food is aloo gobi, which literally means in Hindi potato cauliflower. Ingredients Oil for frying 1 tablespoon curry leafs 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 onion 2 garlic cloves (or a teaspoon garlic ginger paste) 1 small green chili pepper 6 potatoes 1 small cauliflower pinch…

Chia pudding

Chia pudding is pretty easy to make and, most of the time, the home made version tastes a lot better than the shop ones, mainly because you use what you like. The magic proportion is 1 part chia seeds to 5 parts liquid (here, soy milk). Ingredients Chia seeds Soy milk Goji berries Cashews Vanilla…

Baingan Bharta

This is a typical indian dish that I prepare at home sometimes. Baingan means eggplant in hindi and Bharta means mashed together. I do not claim that I can cook authentic indian food, take the recipe with a pinch of salt. This is a fairly simplified version but I find it tastes great due to the…

Krogveckan is coming up!

One of the best food related events of the year is just around the corner dear Klarnauts: Krogveckan (roughly translates to Restaurant week). During these two weeks (starting 29th of January and ending on the 14th of February) heaps of restaurants all over Sweden offer special two-course menus for about 300 SEK (often you get to…

Tobleroneparfait with berry compote

(4 persons) Ingredients 3 dl whip cream 150 gr Toblerone 3 egg yolks 2 dl powder sugar (icing sugar) 1/2 vanilla pod For the berry compote: 1 dl frozen raspberries 1 dl frozen strawberries 1 dl frozen blackberries 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 dl sugar Instructions 1. Whip the cream until thick 2. Melt the…

Pizza

This is a harder recipe to master since it is difficult to describe the dough consistency in a post. But I am sure if not the first time, the second time it will be godly. Preparation time is roughly 1.5 hours including rest time. Dough Ingredients 2 cups flour of your choice (e.g. spelt flour or…

Ganache

  Do not be daunted by the french name, this is another way of saying chocolate cream. This is one of the simplest chocolate recipes I have tried. Ganache is very versatile, once the basic sauce is done, it can be used “as is” for a wonderfully smooth, creamy and shiny cover for cakes or it can be whipped to…

Parmesan crackers

30 Crackers Ingredients: 100 grams of parmesan cheese, grated 120 grams of flour 100 grams of room tempered butter 1 pinch of cayenne pepper 10 grams of sea salt Dried herbs or nuts for garnish Instructions 1. Mix everything until it’s a good dough. If the dough feels dry and crumbly, add some water 2. Make…