Rachel Khoo

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November 24th, 2018

Recipe: White Chocolate and Berry Coconut Mountains

Sometimes a recipe disaster can bring something even more delicious. Traditionally these mountains are packed with just coconut, but after burning half my coconut while toasting, I decided to improvise with sesame seeds and ground almonds. The result adds the perfect nuttiness and is a great balance to the tart berries on top.

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October 22nd, 2018

Recipe: Swedish Pancakes

Ubiquitous in Sweden, pancakes come in many different forms, thicknesses and sizes. In essence, you just need some flour, eggs, milk, a good pinch of salt and a generous amount of butter to fry them in. These are between American pancakes and French crêpes in size, but with [...]

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October 15th, 2018

Recipe: Falafels Swedish-Style with Red Cabbage and Dill

I found out there’s a bit of a falafel restaurant scene in Malmö, the biggest southern city in Sweden. It’s hardly a surprise when you think about it, given the deep national love for meatballs (as well as their beany counterparts). You could fry these as you would [...]

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October 8th, 2018

Recipe: Red Caviar Sandwich Cakes

Inspired by classic Swedish savouries such as smörgåstårta (a sandwich ‘cake’, with bread for the layers), this is a total, utter mash-up, but absolutely delicious. To achieve the ‘red velvet’ look in the picture, you’ll need my homemade beetroot flatbreads; otherwise use a [...]

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October 1st, 2018

Recipe: Beetroot Flatbreads

Of course flatbreads aren’t usually hot pink like these, but who says bread always has to be white or brown? These are great for filling (think packed lunches and picnics) or transformed into my Red Caviar Sandwich Cake. Beetroot Flatbreads Makes 6 flatbreads Ingredients: [...]

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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 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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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)