Rachel Khoo

Recipes

Posted by Rachel Khoo

June 18th, 2020

Recipe: Spinach and yellow pea dal

Swedish Summers have a lot of similarity to British ones in that it can be boiling hot one day and then cold enough the following to be digging out your 60 denier tights out of the sock drawer.

Here’s a recipe to warm you.

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September 5th, 2019

Recipe: Wallenbergare Burger from My Swedish Kitchen

Thanks to the winning combo of veal mince, cream and eggs, this burger patty is worlds apart from the dry, rubbery kinds you might have eaten in your youth. The wallenbergare is rich and creamy, not a bad burger to have your name attached to (it’s named after the [...]

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December 5th, 2018

Recipe: Quick turkey and lingonberry stew

An easy stew that can be on the table in half an hour is always a good recipe to know. Lingonberries, like cranberries, go extremely well with turkey. The turkey breast can be substituted with chicken, if you like. And if you want to use leftover roast turkey or chicken, [...]

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December 5th, 2018

Recipe: Venison ‘saltimbocca’

Hunting is a huge part of Swedish culture, so game meats are an important part of Swedish cooking. I have some friends who grew up in remote areas where eating game was an everyday occurrence, while a roast chicken was for special occasions. It makes sense when you live in [...]

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December 5th, 2018

Recipe: Jansson’s temptation

This traditional Swedish potato casserole is a must on every Christmas table, although frankly I’m fond of it at any other time of the year too. Paired with a crisp green salad to balance out the creaminess, it’s a comforting meal. Encouraging plenty of the crispy charred [...]

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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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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 17th, 2018

Recipe: Smoked Sausage Stroganoff

I love a good challenge, so when ‘One Pound Meals’ chef Miguel Barclay invited me along to his kitchen to prepare one of my recipes at just £1 per serving, I couldn’t resist. Watch the YouTube clip above to see the action unfold. The dish I chose was my [...]

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Out Now!

Rachel Khoo's Simple Pleasures e-cookbook.

Over 24 recipes that find those good food moments in everyday ingredients. Ranging from roast chicken parcels with a crunchy slaw, a summer salad that celebrates the best of the seasons, utterly moreish cake pesto bites to a deliciously decadent dark chocolate pudding with caramel shards.

All the recipes are featured in Rachel Khoo’s Simple pleasures TV show.

100% of the proceeds* from this book will be donated to Film and TV charity UK

(charity number 1099660)