Had a go at making beer battered tofu tacos for the first time today! For the batter I simply used a blend of flour, cornstarch & herb salt. I enjoyed the results but admit that I am looking to crunch up this dish with an even more golden, crispy batter,Read More →

Who loves creamy mushroom sauce? I do!!! This past week, I set about making a creamy pasta sauce that would fulfill some cravings I had been having as well as develop into a beautiful & nourishing cold Autumn’s day dish. I began by sautéeing mushrooms & garlic in vegan butterRead More →

This is easily among one of my favorite dishes made this Autumn season so far! With the layers of vegetables, potatoes, meaty texture of the Seitan & sweet tart burst of Lingonberry it definitely has a classic Swedish culinary feel for me Garlic Sautéed Kale, Pan Seared Soy Seitan, ButteryRead More →

Around early afternoon today I started having a cravings for layers of tomato & finely sliced tofu (Extra Firm by Yi-Pin Soya), generously drizzled with olive oil & crema balsamico, sprinkles of herb salt & garnished with basil. By evening- mission accomplished! Not only a delicious dish but a beautifulRead More →

Mmm, Chanterelle Sauce.  I remember years ago when I lived in Stockholm for the first time & became accustomed to seeing these golden treats which I would select for special Friday night meals at the end of busy weeks.  I love treating Chanterelles as the star of a meal whichRead More →

I’m definitely an eater who often prefers several small meals through the day. I’m also traditionally very keen on savory breakfast. With my current pregnancy, my sweet tooth has definitely kicked up (as opposed to when I was pregnant with my son & barely touched sweet foods), but I stillRead More →

Sunday in the kitchen. Ready for all sorts of hearty deliciousness now that the chilly season is upon us! Piping hot savory pies fresh out the oven. Layer of buttery mashed potatoes, Swedish peas & soy based veggie mince (for those who don’t eat soy you can replace with beansRead More →

Last month my family & I spent 5 days in production as cast for a tv show- one of our favorites!  For one segment we staged a food photography segment to capture me in action.  More at this link and for updates on episode air time visit this post here.Read More →

Last week my family & I did filming for a show & lunched with production each day at restaurants around Stockholm city & region. Some places we dined had no vegan option on the menu, but I was very impressed with the creative & nutritious dishes the chefs come upRead More →

Salads are my food love this summer! You perhaps can’t see all the goodies tucked in here but this bowl is brimming with lettuce, pumpkin seeds, dried berries, avocado & the luscious Follow Your Heart vegan Caesar dressing. Nutritious & delicious!!Read More →

Q & A with Renana owner of Middletown, CT based ION Restaurant Photos & Interview  by Annika Lundkvist http://annikalundkvistphotography.com/2017/05/restaurant-feature-its-only-natural/ This feature & interview originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine    Read More →

1st time visit to The Plant: Food that Works I was hooked on The Plant: Food that Works food from the first time I visited. Their burger (not pictured yet!) immediately went to my list of top favorite vegan burgers! Piston Peas- Yellow Pea Pancakes with Chili Mayo & SaladRead More →

At Kao’s last month, enjoying the Wellington Plank- probably my favorite savory dish I tried from their menu (but I have much more exploration of their menu to do!) Wellington Plank Seitan filled Puff pastry with a potato gratin & red wine sauce. Served with side apple salad. Wellingtongplanka SmördegsinbakadRead More →

The delectable & creamy Prinsesstårta is a mainstay of my childhood summer travel memories.  By at least the 2nd day of our June or July visits to southern Sweden I’d have had my first piece of this royally famous Swedish classic. I grew up enjoying a range of Swedish ingredients andRead More →

24 Hours in New Paltz Visit to vegan active retreat Hungry Ghost Guesthouse and exploration of the town’s vegan eats and treats Photos & Text by Annika Lundkvist This article  appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine Read article in full here http://annikalundkvistphotography.com/2017/05/24-hours-in-new-paltz/  Read More →

Sometimes (especially when we are on the move) I go to establishments that do not appear vegan friendly AT ALL from the menu. Sometimes, like today, I am truly excited by how adaptable & accommodating the kitchen is. At Broms in Östermalm this afternoon they were able to turn a bibimbapRead More →

My son and I woke up this fine Sunday morning to my husband in the kitchen whipping these biscuits up!  He’s been working from a few established recipes but tweaking ingredients to get the fluffiness & flakiness he wants. All the tweaking & modification is paying off- these are scrumptious!Read More →