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…

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…

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…

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…

Roasted Cod with Chantarelles

Ingredients (serves 4): 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 7 cups fresh chanterelles, trimmed and quartered 2 large shallots, peeled and minced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoons butter 700 g fresh cod filets (add more fish if…

Lobster Linguine

Ingredients (serves 4): Chilibutter: 1 Red chili 100 g butter 1 tablespoon parsley 1 garlic clove 1 pinch of freshly ground pepper Lobster: 2 cooked lobsters Pasta: 1 pinch of salt 500 g linguine Breadcrumbs: 2 dl finely mashed dried crumpets or any other white dried bread 1 tablespoon parsley Zest of 1/2 lemon 1 ss…

Garlic Butter White Wine Crayfish Linguine

This dish is full of flavor and is one of my husbands favorite seafood pastas. It is easy to make once you have peeled the crayfish. I am lucky to have the best kitchen assistant in the world who peels the crayfish for me while I make the rest of the dish. Ingredients (serves 4):…

Grilled Marinated Swordfish

I had never tried Swordfish until yesterday. I heard it tastes a bit like Mackrell and was due to this a bit sceptic. To my surprise it didn’t taste much like Mackrell and it did make me want to make it again. If you are in an area where you can get fresh sword fish…

Tagliatelle with Mussels

Ingredients (serves 4): 500 g Mussels 2 tablespoons fresh leaf parsley 400 g tagliatelle (fresh or dry) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons salt Tomato sauce: 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 box good quality tinned tomatoes 3 tablespoons fresh basil 0.5 dl olive oil 1 teaspoon chopped thyme 1 onion 0.5 teaspoon salt 0.5 teaspoon…

Sweet and Sour Salmon

500 g salmon filet 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 3 tablespoons sunflower oil 1 onion 1 red pepper 2 tomatoes 1 red chili pepper 1 spring onion Sweet and Sour Sauce 1 clove garlic 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2…

LOBSTER SPAGHETTI (SPAGHETTI ALL’ASTICE)

This is any easy and delicious way to serve lobster. You can use fresh lobster or cooked lobster. If you use cooked lobster just mix the lobster in the dish at the end, at the same time as you mix in the spaghetti. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 (500 g) live lobster 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive…