Ukrainian cabbage rolls (Golubtsi)

When I was growing up we often ate cabbage rolls at my home. Dad used to make them and when he didn’t, he bought them. It is a very classic dish and I think every European country has their own version. Two years ago I had a Christmas dinner at […]

Vegan tacos

Cumin enriches the flavor of these vegan tacos. Broccoli and cauliflower with a squeeze of lime juice make them perfect. It is a delicious alternative to a normal meat taco. They don’t have a lot of ingredients and you can choose what you serve with them. I decided to serve […]

Risotto with trumpet chanterelle

It is mushroom season now. Some people find the very easy in the forest and me, not so good. I always find the poisonous ones. But thank God there are people who know what to look for. My brother went picking trumpet chanterelles this weekend and he found A LOT. […]

Buckthorn protein smoothie

Here in Finland and overall here in the Nordic countries, we have a lot of healthy berries in nature. We have lingonberries, blueberries, cranberries, etc…. And then there is buckthorn, or sea buckthorn as they are called. Buckthorn is a orange sour berry, with hard black seeds that you also […]

Chanterelle and zucchini quiche

It is the mushroom season now and in the Finnish forest, you can find the nature’s gold, chanterelles. It is my absolute favorite mushroom. You can make so many delicious things with this yellow beauty. For example toast, soup, pies, etc… It seems like you need some kind of superpower […]

Korvapuusti – Finnish cinnamon buns

Korvapuusti or “√Ėrfil” in Swedish is Finnish cinnamon buns. In English, they have that unusual name “Ear Slap”. An ear slap may hurt, but the bun is delicious ūüėČ These you find in most caf√©s in Finland. My mom has made them for as long as I can remember. Best […]

Gluten-Free apple muffins

Oh boy oh boy oh boooooy these are good. I don’t remember where I got this recipe from, but I have had it for a few years. You won’t even know they are gluten-free. Gluten-Free flour mixes have become really good compared to what they were 10-15 years ago. That […]

Vispgröt Рklappgröt Рvispipuuro

As you can see this “dessert” has a lot of names. It is a Scandinavian or should I say Nordic dessert. A porridge prepared with a mixture of mannagryn (semolina), water, sugar, and lingonberry or red currants which is cooked and then whisked to make it fluffy. Of course, you can also […]

Indian fried potatoes

So a girl sent a message to me on Instagram asking if we could do a recipe exchange. And of course I wanna do this. She is Indian so she sent me a Indian recipe and I sent her a Finnish recipe. You can see what she made on her […]

Corn pancakes

I have always loved corn. I like it with just butter and salt. I remember when I was visiting Munnar in India and we walked on a road there in Himalayas and these old woman were selling roasted corn next to the road. They had a small fire where they […]