Carnival Chocolate Cake


Block of butter
1 ½ cups milk
cup sugar
vanilla sugar
Milk powder
4 tablespoons cocoa
3 packs of biscuits
½ cup raisins
½ cup flaked almonds
½ cup chopped nuts


Boil butter and ½ cup of milk with sugar and vanilla sugar. Pour the milk powder, sifted through a sieve and cocoa. Mix thoroughly. Add the broken biscuits and sweetmeats. Mix thoroughly. Grease oblong cake mold. Pass the mixture into roasting. When completely przestygnie put in the fridge. After cooling, the block cut into slices and arrange on a platter. Block chocolate is best prepared the day before and leave it on overnight in the refrigerator to get the proper consistency.

Polish Herring Salad (traditional Christmas recipe)

3 tablespoons honey mustard (or other mild mustard)
2 tablespoons liquid honey, preferably multiflorous
2 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons vinegar made of plums
1.5 tablespoons of spice to gingerbread
Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate until you've finished preparingthe second part of the food.

5 fillets of Matias
10 pickled plums
1.5 marinated pears
3 tablespoons pickled pearl onions
2 tablespoons pickled gherkins small

Soak herring for 3 hours in cold water, which must be changed once per hour. Then drain and cut into strips about 2 cm. Pour the sauce and leave for 7 hours in a cool place. Add chopped fruit and vegetables and mix all together.

Salmon Fishcakes

A lovely and simple recipe for Christmas!


50 grams of salmon fillet
fish seasoning
half a lemon
8 slices of toast
bunch of dill or parsley
2 cloves of garlic
15 grams grated cheese
4 tablespoons of oil


Cut fish into pieces for one portion. Grease the aluminum foil with oil, arrange the fish pieces on it, sprinkle with lemon and seasoning. Let stand for 30 minutes. Cut toast into small cubes and mix with cheese, chopped dill, garlic and a spoon of oil. Ground the fish, mix with the other ingredients and put in the preheated oven (190°C). Bake for 20 minutes. Serve with bread.

Swedish recepies

Currently I'm in dear need of Swedish. And it must not be meatballs:) I'm preparing a special menu for my friends whom I travelled to Swededn with many years ago, so I want to surprise them and bring back the memories. But it needs to be something really special. I've been looking thoughout the Intenet and there are plenty of great recepies to choose from (I found this archive of Swedish websites helpful). I'm so excitied for the next weekend when we're having the reunion!