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About Allthatcooking

We are an Icelander living in Sweden and New England Yankee living in Virginia who share not only a great friendship but also a passion for world food. Our particular interest lies in the types of dishes that bring people together at celebrations and during holidays. When we take an occasional break from working on our global cookbook, we post on what is now a side project - our blog . Visit us at www.allthatcooking.com

Asian Hot and Sour Soup

  Explore Your Asian Market So many times people tell me that they are tired of take out and want to make their favorite Asian restaurant dish at home.  There’s always an excuse though: “it’s too complicated” or “those unusual … Continue reading

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Scotch Eggs

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Scotch Eggs for Easter ? Looking for a great breakfast or lunch dish?  Look no further.  Scotch eggs will fit the bill quite nicely.  These popular British pub snacks are a hard or soft boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat. … Continue reading

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Pączki (Polish Donuts)

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FAT THURSDAY While at the supermarket last week we stumbled on a big red and white box of commercially made Polish donuts.  So what’s the big deal you ask?  These aren’t just any donuts.  Pączki are a Polish tradition of … Continue reading

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Armenian Khash (Խաշ)

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Keeping Traditions Alive We don’t even want to think about how long it’s been since our last post.  Truth be told, we just took a break. We worked on our book in progress (unrelated to blog) and Óli enjoyed sailing … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Haddock Hollandaise

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*   *   *   *   *   *  *  Springtime on a Plate Springtime weather temps are a little less fickle and it finally seems to be consistently warmer. Fireplace is clean and has officially seen it’s last fire until autumn.  Even … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken Pie

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“Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.”  Charles Dickens Ahhh, welcome spring!  Everything outside is a lush, emerald springtime green and golden daffodils are popping up everywhere.  Azaleas are … Continue reading

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Winter Soup

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It’s Cold Out There ! Feels like 8 degrees today and that’s in Virginia Beach, not Sweden.  A day for steaming hot comfort food and fireplaces.  Oli’s winter soup fits the bill quite nicely.  A riff on borscht, his rich … Continue reading

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Icelandic Rjómabollur (Bun-Day Buns)

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  Icelandic Bun Day (Bolludagur) Spoiler alert ! If you’re on a diet, you might put on a pound or two reading this post. Imagine being awakened to the sound of your kids yelling “bolla, bolla, bolla”  (“buns, buns, buns”) … Continue reading

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