churros with chocolate sauce

Churros

Churros is the goto festival food of Spanish speaking countries, especially Mexico and Spain. Who knows when and how it first came to existence? Some say it was invented by Spanish shepherds. Others say it chur...
Snow cap cookies with berries

Snow cap cookies deluxe

These snow cap cookies are special in many ways. First, it's not really a cookie in the crispy or chewy sense. It's rather a small cake with a sugar crust around it and a mud cake like texture inside. Second, i...
Doughnuts

Diastatic Doughnuts

Who doesn't like doughnuts? A lot of people. But for those who do like them, I've made the best doughnuts I know how to make. They have an amazing texture, all fluffy and soft, yet chewy and good at the same ti...
Swedish chokladboll

Swedish chocolate balls with a touch of whisky

In a global world, Sweden has but traces of its culinary traditions left. All cultures evolve, and there's nothing bad about it, really. Sure people still eat falukorv, but I think pasta is far more popular. Wh...
Cherry chocolate pancakes with mascarpone and maple syrup

Cherry Chocolate Pancakes

Pancake. A cake in a pan. So simple, yet the lingual confusion is always there. I once had breakfast with a French woman. She wanted pancakes, and because I'm born and raised in Sweden, I made thin ones. That's...

Xurreria Trebol in Barcelona, Spain

Xurreria El Trebol launched in 1950, making it the oldest churros place in town, that’s still in business. You'll find all kind of fried items here,  such as chicken wings and variations of churros, like these ...
Café Fazer in Helsinki, Finland

Fazer Café – Helsinki, Finland

Karl Otto Fazer was a Finnish businessman, who in 1891 decided to establish a coffeehouse (i.e cafe) in Helsinki, Finland. His coffeeshop evolved into a Finnish empire of restaurants, coffee shops and even a wi...