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Healthy French fries...is that possible? Well yes it is!

French Fries (Chips)

I would never, ever, ever buy deep fried French fries or any other deep fried food for that matter because in my view, anything that is "cooked" in that way is completely ruined.

I really like this Swahili dish, it reminds me so much of Eastern Africa

Swahili Shrimps in Coconut Sauce

My brother Borgar and his wife Elín own a travel company, Afríka Ævint

This recipe always surprises me as the flavours work well together

Haddock in Coconut Sauce with Basil and Cherry Tomatoes

Basil and tomatoes are not the first ingredients that come to mind when cooking haddock but this combination works really well.

A healthier version of the classic Icelandic fish patties

Fish Patties

I know that these should be named Fish Cakes rather than Patties...I just can not name anything with fish in it Cake-anything. I refuse to do it!

When on a hike, preparing a simple, yet tasty meal is very rewarding

Simple Trail Noodle Soup

I know it is probably much quicker buying ready made trail food but let me tell you...most of what is sold out there is rubbish.

A fairly substantial meal, perfect for a chilly evening after hiking

Trail Casserole with Couscous

The picture accompanying this recipe is taken in the Scottish Highlands were we once went on a hike. It was marvellous.

A filling yet light meal full of complex carbohydrates and energy.

Wild Mushrooms and Noodles Trail Soup

Me and my husband are keen hikers. We love nothing more than packing our bags on a Friday evening, heading into the Icelandic wilderness.

Lovely and simple pasta dish

Tuna and Pasta in Tomato Sauce

I have often ordered Tuna pasta at Italian restaurants but had never considered making it at home. I always thought it was so complicated.

An easy and healthy twist on the classic Italian dish

Spaghetti Bolognese (with Minced Soy Meat)

Although I was not at all fond of meat in my early years (and I am of course a vegetarian today) I loved the tomato sauce which surrounded the meat balls my mother made in her "spaghetti and meat b

An unusual combination perhaps, yet delightful

Pasta with Smoked Salmon or Trout

My family has access to a lake in the Icelandic wilderness. It is only accessible by 4x4 and then by foot. This lake is surrounded by mountains.

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