Fresh pasta rolls prepared with spinage and ricotta filling. Pour a little cream in a baking dish and put in the pasta roles. Spread some fresh creme spiced with roasted garlic and thyme on the pasta roll slices. Add a dash of butter on each slice and top them off with fresh ground pepper.
Minced lamb was spiced with fresh herbes and shaped up as skewers on a stick.
Pasta roll slices and Lamb skewers were baked in the oven at 180C (350F) for approximately 15 minutes until they looked amazing.
Serve it up with a ruccola sallad with tomatoes, cucumber and mozzarella.
This is all fine, but add a nice rosé wine and you’ll get some seriously good shit. I settled for a bottle of Boschendal 2011, fantastic!
Flying Jacob (Swedish: Flygande Jacob) is a Swedish casserole based on chicken with bananas, peanuts and bacon, covered with whipped cream laced with hot sauce and cooked in the oven.
In checking the supplies I realised there were no bananas…
So asparagus it was, and a bloody fantastic concoction it is, if I may say so.
And as per usual in preparing Flying Jacob, never go lightly with the hot sauce.
Now that’s fresh mountain-grown birch oil from the hills of Dalarna.
Finally, this is a product I’ve been looking for…
…well no, but I love it.
We pick the leaves from the birch tree and extract the etherial oils that provide a very aromatic flavor of birch. Birch oil is then mixed with a cold-pressed organic canola oil and bottled.
It tastes spectacular mixed in butter, sprinkled on sallad or pasta, but make sure to apply it just before serving as the etherial birch oil is rather volatile and will disappear quickly if heated.
Some people have even been known to apply it as body lotion after the sauna, or so I’ve heard…