Red Chili Con Carne for Dark Stormy Days

I’ve needed a bit of a rest after the activity of the parties, the guests, and running around all of previous weekend.  In addition to this, a couple of cyclones with reeeally low-pressure zones have passed over Sweden in the past week, rendering me into a tiny ball of hibernating creature in a pile of blankets. So, I have spent the remainder of the week … Continue reading Red Chili Con Carne for Dark Stormy Days

My Friend Kae’s Tiger Prawns In Ginger

Whenever I sit down to write a blog post, what I (entirely too often) catch myself writing (and then replace with something else to avoid repetition) is something along the lines of “I have always adored {insert food item/type here}.”  It’s not my fault.  Really.  (And it’s true every single time, too.) And as usual, today I could quite honestly start with  “I have always … Continue reading My Friend Kae’s Tiger Prawns In Ginger

For Hangovers And Otherwise – Baked Artichoke Dip

Although March is here,  and it is technically (or at least according to the theoretical calendar) a spring month, the snow outside remains untouched by melt (or not enough to matter, and it all froze up last night again anyway!), and so my mood for warm winter food continues – in the next instance with an utterly fantastic American-Italian dish of somewhat murky origins:  Artichoke … Continue reading For Hangovers And Otherwise – Baked Artichoke Dip