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A picnic focaccia sandwich

In Aioli, Eggs, Focaccia, Lunch, Sandwiches, Small dishes on June 7, 2012 at 22:44

Although I love to grill and “do it big” during the summer season, every now and then a nice sandwich is just right (especially when the kitchen is a construction zone). Salty, moist focaccia, the creamy, cheesy eggs, the smooth garlic kick from the aioli, the Danish salami – packed up nicely and ready to go! Fingerlickin´good…

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I ♥ aioli

In Aioli, Appetizers, Oils and dressings, Side dishes, Small dishes on June 28, 2011 at 23:52

I don´t know if you believe me, but it is summer in Stavanger, Norway (let´s not even start discussing that, ok?). And in the summer we throw grill parties and BBQs and go on picnics and boat trips and mountain hikes and late night terrace tapas parties. Let me present to you the perfect companion to all these events: smooth, garlicy, slightly salty, can´t-get-enough-of-it AIOLI! (or garlic mayonnaise if you wish)

Even though aioli is created by emulsification (a molecular gastronomical phenomenom) it is surprisingly easy to make. It just sounds fancy – don´t be intimidated! I made this out on the terrace. See? It is summer!

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Homemade chili oil

In Chili oil, Oils and dressings on December 15, 2010 at 21:44

Homemade gifts are definitely hot this year. Why not go for some double heat and give your aunt some homemade chili oil this Christmas?

And edible gifts are also usually a big hit as they clutter less than yet another pair of candleholders!

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