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Maritozzi

Maritozzi

Maritozzi are delightful Italian sweet buns, traditionally enjoyed as a breakfast treat or an indulgent snack. Originating from Rome, these soft and fluffy buns are known for their rich flavor and exquisite texture. Filled with a luscious combination of caramel cream,...

Gluten-Free apple muffins

Gluten-Free apple muffins

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, these are good! I don't remember where I obtained this recipe, but I've had it for a few years. You won't even realize they're gluten-free. Gluten-free flour mixes have significantly improved compared to what they were 10-15 years ago. Back...

Hazelnut Rice Patties

Hazelnut Rice Patties

Hazelnut Rice Patties – a fantastic vegan alternative to meat patties. If you're looking to switch things up, these patties are your canvas for creativity, ready to be spiced to your liking. For an exotic twist, go for basmati or jasmine rice. To infuse an Asian...

Lamb Curry with Spinach

Lamb Curry with Spinach

Lamb Curry with Spinach Packed with aromatic spices and tender lamb pieces, this dish is a culinary adventure you won't want to miss. Experience the rich flavors of our Lamb Curry with Spinach – a blend of tender lamb, spices, and vibrant greens that'll transport your...

Fried Corn

Fried Corn

Fried Corn - a recipe from the Mennonite Community Cookbook This is a very easy recipe to prepare, and it has become one of my favorites. It is perfect for breakfast. The recipe can be found in the Mennonite cookbook and is made by Mrs. Glenn Ebersole from Sterling,...

Hyderabad Biryani

Hyderabad Biryani

Delicious Hyderabad Biryani If you're a fan of aromatic spices and exquisite flavors, then Hyderabad Biryani is a dish that deserves a special place in your culinary repertoire. This iconic Indian dish is renowned for its rich blend of spices, tender chicken, and...

Spicy Stuffed Buns

Spicy Stuffed Buns

These Spicy Stuffed Buns are a taste explosion! The combination of perfectly spiced vegetables encased in a soft bun creates a balance of textures and flavors that's simply irresistible. They make for a fantastic snack, appetizer, or even a light meal. So, if you're...

Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha

A flavourful Indian flatbread Paneer paratha stands as a beloved stuffed flatbread hailing from North India. Crafted from a robust whole wheat flour dough, this delicacy encases a flavorful interior of grated paneer (Indian cottage cheese) infused with aromatic...

Mango Mousse

Mango Mousse

Who doesn't like mango? If you're on the hunt for a treat that's as easy to make as it is delicious, say hello to Mango Mousse! This recipe is your ticket to a paradise of fruity goodness and creamy vibes. There's just something irresistibly magical about sinking your...

Dream Cake

Dream Cake

The Dream Cake from the "Mennonite Community Cookbook" is a slice of tradition. From the tender bottom layer to the heavenly top, every element plays a role in creating a confection that's worthy of its name. These delicious bites are chewy and sweet. If you overbake...

Quick Whole Grain Bread

Quick Whole Grain Bread

Looking for an easy and delicious homemade bread recipe? No fancy machines are required, just a bowl and something to stir with! This recipe is a breeze to whip up, and you'll be amazed by the results. With simple ingredients like yeast, yogurt, seeds, and whole wheat...

Priest Cake

Priest Cake

This is an old recipe. I don't remember where I found it, but it has been in my recipe collection for over 20 years. What I've heard is that this recipe was crafted by housewifes. When they heard that the priest was on the way to their house, they quickly had to whip...

Foamy salad

Foamy salad

Foamy Salad from the Mennonite Community Cookbook. This delightful dish combines an unexpected, yet intriguing combination of ingredients to create a symphony of tastes and textures on your palate. The combination of cabbage, fruit, and mayonnaise might seem unusual...

Quick cake

Quick cake

When unexpected guests show up or you suddenly crave something sweet to accompany your coffee, there's no need to panic! Our delightful Quick Cake recipe is here to save the day. With just a few basic ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry, you can...

Mosetti

Mosetti

Just had the most delicious MOZZETTI dish from the "Color Me Delicious" cookbook by Wolfe Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization! This hearty recipe is packed with flavor and perfect for sharing with friends and family. Give it a try!

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Licorice Ganache

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Licorice Ganache

White Chocolate No-Bake Cheesecake: A Customizable Delight! If you're on the hunt for a dessert that's easy to make and offers endless possibilities for personalization, then the delectable White Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Licorice Ganache is just what you...

Grandma’s Cake

Grandma’s Cake

Grandma's Cake (Mormorskaka) is a nostalgic delight that holds a special place in my heart. My mom has been baking this cake for as long as I can remember, and it brings back the most cherished memories of my childhood. The moment I catch a whiff of its aroma, I'm...

Ukrainian cabbage rolls (Golubtsi)

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 its own version. Two years ago, I had a Christmas dinner at my house, and my...

Vegan tacos

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...

Risotto with trumpet chanterelle

Risotto with trumpet chanterelle

It is the mushroom season now. Some people find them very easily in the forest, but for me, it's not so simple. I always seem to find the poisonous ones. But thank God there are people who know what to look for. My brother went picking trumpet chanterelles this...

Buckthorn protein smoothie

Buckthorn protein smoothie

Here in Finland and throughout the Nordic countries, we are fortunate to have an abundance of healthy berries in nature. We have lingonberries, blueberries, cranberries, and more. Additionally, there's buckthorn, also known as sea buckthorn. Buckthorn is an orange...

Chanterelle and zucchini quiche

Chanterelle and zucchini quiche

It's mushroom season now, and in the Finnish forest, you can discover nature's gold: chanterelles. They are my absolute favorite mushrooms. You can create a variety of delicious dishes with this vibrant yellow beauty, such as toast, soup, pies, and more. It seems like...

Korvapuusti – Finnish cinnamon buns

Korvapuusti – Finnish cinnamon buns

Korvapuusti, or "Örfil" in Swedish, is a Finnish cinnamon bun. In English, it bears the peculiar name "Ear Slap". While an ear slap might sting, this bun is absolutely delightful 😉 You can find these in most cafés across Finland. My mom has been baking them for as...