Sweets & Treats

Swedish rice pudding – Ris á la Malta

Swedish rice pudding – Ris á la Malta

There’s a Swedish Christmas dessert that is called rice á la Malta. Swedish rice pudding.  It’s sort of rice pudding that has nothing to do with Malta at all. However, most families have their own recipe for it. It’s mostly common during Christmas, but can, […]

Swedish cardamom knots – time for fika

Swedish cardamom knots – time for fika

The cardamom knot or the bun if you will is the queen of Swedish fika. And fika is the palace in which you indulge the quintessential of Swedish culture. You can get a cardamom knot at pretty much any café in Sweden. That and coffee of […]

Vegan bounty bars

Vegan bounty bars

These vegan bounty bars were created because two of my best friends have different types of food allergies. But they still like sweets and honestly who doesn’t like bounty bars? Especially with only the good stuff inside them. They are not very difficult to make but […]

Easy Halloween cupcakes

Easy Halloween cupcakes

Easy Halloween cupcakes, don’t you like the sound of that? I sure do. Easy is right up my alley right now. There are so many Holidays and birthdays this Autumn. Therefore easy Halloween cupcakes are fantastic! Keeping it real As I mentioned in my previous […]

Bakery style apple muffins

Bakery style apple muffins

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to the smell of bakery style apple muffins? I have three apple trees in my garden. As you can imagine there is quite an overflow of apples. These apple muffins are so moist I was even surprised myself. Make a double […]

Chocolate toffee cuts

Chocolate toffee cuts

I know not everyone loves chocolate. However, after trying these chocolate toffee cookies you will be turned. They are crunchy, yet they are chewy because of the toffee. They also disappear very quickly I noticed. Last time I didn’t even have time to taste them. They were […]

Hungarian plum dumplings

Hungarian plum dumplings

Hungarian plum dumplings or Szilvás gomboc as they are called in Hungarian is the epitome of my childhood. This is how my grandmother showed me her deepest love for me. And after making Hungarian plum dumplings myself I now know how deep that love went. There […]

The best ice lolly recipe for kids

The best ice lolly recipe for kids

My kids have been living out of our freezer this summer. We have an ice lolly factory in our kitchen. It has been a tropical summer in Sweden. And we are loving every minute of it. Ice lollies for breakfast anyone? These ice lollies are […]

Fresh cherry cake recipe

Fresh cherry cake recipe

The cherry season has definitely begun. It seems like cherries are a bit like coriander. Either you like it or you don’t. Cherry cake seems to be what unites the camp though. Hungarian heritage Cherries are one of the best things I know. I recently discovered […]

Rhubarb cream with strawberries

Rhubarb cream with strawberries

Rhubarb cream is one of those old Swedish desserts that were always homemade. I have added strawberries to my cream. Thick rhubarb and strawberry cream as dessert is hugely underestimated. The rhubarb marries really well with the strawberries. It’s like a summer day in a bowl. Flavour […]