Rachel Khoo

Recipes

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June 24th, 2020

Elderflower cordial

Being patient certainly isn’t a virtue I have but it’s something I am learning to be more of, certainly since living in Sweden requires more of it with Spring and the Summer seasons taking their time.

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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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August 28th, 2019

Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Waffles

My first Swedish waffle experience was at Skansen – a small, traditional zoo in Stockholm. Working my way through the food market, I could see lots of hungry zoo-goers cradling portions of waffles with a mountain of cream and jam. I knew I had to try one and, of course, I [...]

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January 30th, 2019

Take a listen to ‘Keep it Quirky’ podcast

If you’re a lover of podcasts like me, then you may have stumbled across Katie Quinn’s upbeat, unconventional and fun show, Keep it Quirky On her popular podcast, Katie talks to creatives and entrepreneurs about food and travel, and what inspires and motivates [...]

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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: Pear and gingerbread pie

There’s a long history of pepparkakor (gingersnap or gingerbread) in Sweden. It made its way from Germany in the 15th century and stood the test of time partly because it keeps so well. Traditionally honey was used to sweeten the cake, but I’ve replaced it with treacle, [...]

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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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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)