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WIN the trilogy of our cookbooks

March 9, 2018 | Leave a comment

 

WIN our 3 cookbooks

A few years ago, we had a dream of writing a cookbook. So we did it; it was called The ScandiKitchen and it was all about the food we cook at home.

It proved to be a very popular book – so the year after, the even more popular Fika & Hygge was born – lots of great bakes and sweet stuff from all over Denmark, Sweden and Norway. It even got translated into Italian, French, German, Czech and Russian and it is still – several years later – hovering around the top Scandinavian cookbooks in the UK on Amazon.

Next week sees the release of our third cookbook with RPS – this one is called Summer. All about the green nature and lighter days and the time of the year when we are outdoors all the time.

So, we now have a trilogy – and this week, to celebrate the launch, you can WIN a signed copy of each book – plus one of our new fancy ScandiKitchen mugs and a May The Norse Be With You bag to carry it all in.

To enter the competition, all you have to do is answer this question:

Which of these is not a Scandinavian dish:

a) Kladdkaka
b) Pyttipanna
c) Ratatouille

Email you reply to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk before Tuesday 13th March at noon. We will pick the winner at random from all the correct entries. See below for terms and such stuff.

Contents of the winning package:

Signed copies of Bronte Aurell’s books:
• ScandiKitchen
• Fika & Hygge
• Summer
• ScandiKitchen Mug
• ScandiKitchen Bag

All the books are available on Amazon right here – and on our website (signed) as well as in our café shop in London (Bronte is based there and always happy to sign books when she is around).

Terms: Usual terms apply, one winner will be picked at random, no purchase necessary, no cash prize, no alternative prize, no cheating. UK based winning postcodes only (shipping to the UK only). English editions of books only.

 

 

 

Recipe: Korv Stroganoff

February 5, 2015 | Leave a comment

Korv Stroganoff. Ask any Swede and they’ll tell you all about this quick mid-week favourite meal. It’s delicious, even if it isn’t the most photogenic of dishes.

Made with Falukorv, a cooked pork sausage, this dish takes only ten minutes to put together. Falukorv can be bought in our cafe shop or also on Ocado. We highly recommend the brand Per I Viken for the high meat content and great smoked flavour.
www.scandikitchen.co.uk for more.

Serve with rice.

Recipe: Korv Stroganoff
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Swedish
Author: Bronte Aurell
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Serves: 3-4
A quick and easy sausage casserole. A hearty Swedish mid week meal.
Ingredients
  • 1 x 400g falukorv sausage, skin removed and chopped in large chunks.
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 stock cube diluted in a bit of hot water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 250ml milk
  • Dollop of double cream (optional)
  • Corn Flour, to thicken
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, add a bit of oil and cook the onion until soft. Add the sausage and stir. Add tomato purée, chopped tomatoes and stock. Continue cooking for a few minutes, then add the milk and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper and a bit of sugar, if needed.
  2. Thin a tbsp cornflour with some water and add to the pot to thicken. Add cream at the end, if using.

(subtitute Falukorv for Frankfurters if you can’t get hold of the real Swedish deal).

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