Rachel Khoo

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September 24th, 2018

Recipe: Västerbotten Pie

The Brits have Cheddar, the French have Comté and the Swedes have Västerbotten: a good, hardy, flavoursome cheese that can be cooked with or eaten as is. Västerbotten is an area in the north of Sweden; the cheese is renowned throughout the country and almost everyone has a [...]

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September 18th, 2018

Behind the Scenes at the Khoollect Studio

The Khoollect Studio has been used for a whole bunch of exciting projects recently. I love seeing it being used in such a creative way – it’s really everything I dreamed of when planning the layout and design of the place. From YouTube videos to cooking demonstrations, [...]

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September 17th, 2018

Recipe: Potato and Pea Dumplings

These tennis-ball-sized potato dumplings are the Björn Borg of the dumpling world. They are old-school champions, and can be boiled or fried, filled or unfilled (and differ in other ways, depending on which regional variety you make: Smålandska dumplings sink when they are [...]

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September 10th, 2018

Recipe: Cloudberry & Chocolate Hazelnut Buns

If you enjoyed making my apple and cheese Swedish buns – or bullar – and have some extra dough in the bowl, here’s a sweet variation to tickle your fancy: Cloudberry & Chocolate Hazelnut Buns Makes 12 buns Preparation time: 30 minutes Proving time: 6 hours or [...]

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September 3rd, 2018

Recipe: Apple and Cheese Spelt Buns

After spending countless bus journeys and trips to Heathrow on my favourite app, DuoLingo, I picked up my firsts tidbits of conversational Swedish. One of the first words I learnt was bullar, or buns. Luckily for my language skills (and my appetite!) buns are extremely [...]

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August 27th, 2018

Recipe: Stewed Spinach Eggs

Some of the lads from Sorted popped over to the Khoollect Studio in London recently to attempt to make my Stewed Spinach Eggs recipe from my new cookbook, The Little Swedish Kitchen. To make their task just that little bit harder I gave them the Swedish language version of [...]

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August 27th, 2018

Recipe: Swedish Stir-fry

Pyttipanna (which translates as ‘small bits in a pan’) feels like the Swedish answer to nasi goreng (the South East Asian dish of fried rice with a fried egg on top). Typically comprising onions, potatoes, minced meat, beetroot and a fried egg, pyttipanna is a dish that is [...]

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August 20th, 2018

Recipe: Cod with Asparagus and Smashed Egg

Swedish dishes often mix flavours and textures that quite simply translate into the ultimate plate of comfort food, and this creamy egg sauce with a perfectly cooked piece of cod happens to be one of them. The sauce is reminiscent of something you might have on a cold day, [...]

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August 19th, 2018

Catch Me for a Book Signing in Tokyo – SOLD OUT

I’m counting down the days til my trip to Tokyo in September and my schedule is filling up fast. You might recall earlier this month I announced a special lunch event at La Brasserie, Institute Francais du Jappon? Well, now you can also catch me for a talk and book [...]

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