Rye Bread

The perfect base for a Scandinavian open-faced sandwich is rye bread. It goes well with both sweet and savoury toppings and is perfect for the lunchbox. Made with rye and wholewheat, it takes longer to digest than white bread and will keep you full for longer. Exactly what you need to keep fuelled during your…

Beetroot Salt and Vinegar Crisps

These healthy crisps are super easy to make and taste absolutely delicious. The flavour combinations are endless – use whatever herbs and spices you fancy. I used salt and vinegar for this recipe – a British classic you can’t get tired of! Ingredients 2 uncooked beets 1 tbsp vinegar A good pinch of sea salt…

No Knead Bread

There’s just something about homemade bread you can’t beat. The smell that fills your kitchen is divine and the pleasure of making a successful loaf makes it so definitely worth it. Making bread can be tricky, unless you know what you’re doing it’s easy for little mistakes to ruin the entire bread and leave you…

Kokosboller

These delicious little treats are a common snack across Scandinavia and are blissfully familiar with your old Teacakes. Here you’ve got a biscuitless, sugar-free alternative which is just as tasty. Have a go at these and you won’t regret it when the dark chocolate breaks over the sweet marshmallow-like filling. They’re also incredibly simple to…

Sugar Free Bourbon Biscuits

Few things divide the British population more than the everlasting debate on which biscuit is the best. My favourite has and will always be the bourbon. It’s rich, with a delicious creamy filling and of course the most important thing; it’s full of delicious cocoa. This recipe is sugar free and the biscuits are even…

Knekkebrød

Norwegians love crisp breads and it’s something you’ll find in most Nordic kitchen cupboards. The varieties are endless, however the most important thing is a good crunch, the sparkling water will help with that. This is a gluten free version of the much loved classic which is full of Omega and fibre, perfect for snacking,…

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

A real crowd pleaser and a cake that truly deserves the title ‘a British classic’ Ingredients 1.5 L bundt tin 180g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing the tin 100g honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 4 lemons, zested and juiced 250g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp poppy seeds Icing…

Simple Shortbread

This recipe is as easy as 3-2-1 yet leaves you with the best smelling kitchen and some crumbly, satisfying and very British biscuits. These are perfect for making with children as they demand very little effort. Ingredients 300g plain flour 200g unstalted butter 100g coconut sugar Method Heat your oven to 175 degrees Mix all…

Flu Fighting Ginger Shots

Waking up in darkness is one of my least favorite things about winter. After starting taking ginger shots in the morning I have discovered an easy way to boost energy. If you have been unlycky enough to get ill already, these are also very soothing for a sore troat and will unblock your nose –…

Foolproof Cinnamon Buns

If I was to choose one Scandinavian classic to make, it would be this one. Cinnamon buns are deliciously sweet, soft and comforting, best fresh from the oven with a cuppa. Buns are fairly easy to make, as long as you don’t make them in a rush. Never embark on these if you don’t have…