Lobster with Bloody Mary Linguine

If you can get hold of lobster you have to make this dish. It is simple and it taste so delicious! I bought frozen pre-cooked Canadian lobster. The lobster is really nice but make sure you let it defrost slowly. For two people you will need For the topping: 2 lobsters (dependent on size, of course)…

Firecracker Baked Trout

Happy 2017 to all of you wonderful food lovers! So happy to see you again! A new year, new beginning, a fresh start, 365 new days to cook lovely food! The new year started off with this lovely trout dish which is both tasty and spicy!  A light and great way to start the new…

Beef Wellington

This is my husbands signature dish. It is fabulous! The whole family loves this dish and the beef itself is medium rare as we like it. Ingredients (serves 4): a good beef fillet of around 1kg 3 tbsp olive oil 250 g mushrooms 50 g butter 1 large sprig fresh thyme 100 ml dry white wine 12 slices…

Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus

This recipe I made for the first time for Valentines day 18 years ago for my husband. It has been one of our favorite dishes ever since. Ingredients (serves 2): 1 teaspoon chicken stock 100 g asparagus spears, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 25 g butter 1/2 clove of garlic 1 glass of white wine…

Belly of Pork

This recipe is by the Norwegian chef Eivind Hellstrøm. He is Norways answer to Gordon Ramsey. This course is the traditional Christmas dinner for the eastern parts of Norway but it is getting served more and more often in other parts of the country. It takes about two and a half hour make this dish….

Spaghetti Pie

This is a nice variation off the classic italian dishes. Easy to make and a hit for young and old alike. Ingredients (serves 4): Pasta Crust: 110 gram spaghetti or angel hair pasta 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of butter 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 large egg, beaten 2 tablespoons bread crumbs Filling:…

Pasta with Bacon and Mushrooms

This dish a dear old friend made for me a long time ago and it was so nice and such a treat to be served this dish. I have made this dish lots if times and my family just loves it. It is quick, easy and ver tasty. Ingredients (serves 4): 12 rashers streaky bacon…

Spagetti con Gambaretti e Rucola

This dish is just absolutely yummy. The ingredients are accessible and it is quick and easy to make. I paired it with a champagne which I think worked really well. But I also think a fruity rose will work really well too. Ingredients (serves 4): 400 g peeled raw prawns 455 g dried spagetti Sea…

Linguine with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto Crudo

This is a fast and tasty recipe. Delicious combination of Prosciutto and gorgonzola. You can prepare the sauce while the pasta cooks. It is rich and tasty and the perfect match to a Barbera di’ Asti or a Merlot. Ingredients (serves 6): 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 red onions sliced finely 150 g Prosciutto Crudo 100…

Chicken Pukka Curry

This curry is delicious – the meat falls off the bone. It’s easy to make, has lots of flavor and not expensive at all! Ingredients (serves 4): 2 onions 4 cloves of garlic 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger 2 yellow peppers 1 cube chicken stock 1-2 fresh red chillies ½ a bunch of fresh coriander…

Mussels with Tomato Sauce

Ingredients (serves 4): 1 kg Mussels 1 tablespoon dried oregano 900 g sweet cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons fresh basil 1 tablespoon dried chili pepper 0.5 dl olive oil 1 teaspoon chopped thyme or 1/2 teaspoon if you are using dried thyme 1 red onion 0.5 teaspoon salt 0.5 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon sugar…