Untraditional Saffron Finnish Korvapuusti

Story & recipe originally featured in The Oryx In flight Magazine for Fine food October Hi there! Sorry we have been so silent lately at Hungry In Helsinki. It seems that despite our love for food (eating & writing about it) there are not always enough hours in the day to get it all done! Meanwhile, we…

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Peppina’s Menu: Lentil & carrot soup

We are sipping espresso from a tiny purple cup while I marvel at the warm and cosy wooden house Peppina has patiently arranged and styled from the day they bought it – a mere frame- nearly twenty years ago. From the window I can see to the garden and imagine peaceful breakfast under the  soft Finnish summer sun. From…

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Gluten free Carrot Cake with Pecan glaze

In Peppina’s house, the whole family usually prefers to eat lighter food. Due to health restrictions she has to be careful with gluten & even accommodate a newly inspired vegetarian. When I ask about the pressure to accommodate all these demands and still stay innovative, she reassures me: “Luckily,  I have a good imagination &…

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Addictive (but healthy) Seed Crackers

These seed crackers are not only dairy and gluten free they are also an addictive treat. They are gently cooked to ensure the health benefits of the seeds remains intact and lightly seasoned with “Piment d’Espelette, Baie rose” sea salt from Camargue. Don’t have a jar at home?  No worries;  you can use regular coarse…

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A love letter to Finland & a Traditional Salmon Soup for the Hieno

Today, as part of The Hieno! “What is Finnish-ness” series celebrating Suomi 100 in 2017, we at Hungry in Helsinki are proud to be featured to express our love of Finland & all things Finnish To create a blog called “Hungry In Helsinki”, one must be simultaneously hungry and in love! This post is an extract from…

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“Pretty in Pink” – Autumn Beetroot bread rolls!

Early mornings are my absolute favorite. These darkest, quietest moments are for me the sharpest too. I usually wake up around 4.30 am and do one of two things: Go for early morning jog or bake. You guessed right, this morning was all about baking. After all, is there anything better than waking up to a…

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Lovely Olive Oil Bruschetta

Italy is, to most food lovers, one of the most beloved culinary destination. Behind this world renown cuisine is the philosophy of simplicity & the absolute trust in letting the great local ingredients shine. To me simplicity in many things, including food is essential. Last year I had the opportunity to photograph the beautiful Ella Kanninen in Tuscany…

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A “Latte Mamma’s” Pavlova by Sofia

It’s a sunny afternoon in the city, with a wide and kind smile, Sofia guides me to the kitchen and hands me her signature Café Latte (what else?) in a large porcelaine cup. The author & photographer behind the popular Latte Mamma‘s lifestyle blog is luminous in her high waist pink skirt & button-down shirt! “Latte Mamma is a pink…

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Raw & Nutty granola bar for the insanely hungry

Hi there, long time no post🙂 I don’t know about you, but for me, these autumn months are always so filled with things to do, I barely realized that September has come and gone! Between starting school, catching up on the work backlog for the summer, and the MANY social engagements of the fall, I rarely have…

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Thelman vallankumouksellinen avokado- ja fetamunakas

Thelma Sibergin nuorekkaan ulkokuoren alla piilee vanha sielu.  Hänen persoonallisuutensa huokuu tasapainoa, joka höystettynä vastakkaisilla ominaisuuksilla luo hänestä moniulotteisen vaikutelman. Thelma on rento mutta tarkka, synnynnäinen löytöretkeilijä, ollen samalla kuitenkin yllättävän perinteikäs. Olen kurinalainen, mutten suklaan kanssa! Tämä 24-vuotias näyttelijä Helsingistä esittää Kristaa televisiosarjassa Uusipäivä – Yle 2 kanavalla. Häpeäkseni en tiennyt koko sarjasta mitään tehdessäni…

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Thelma’s Revolutionary Omelette

Behind her youthful demeanor; Thelma Siberg is an old soul. I am fascinated with her balanced yet contrasted personality. She is laid-back but precise; eager to discover, while adamant to maintain a sense of tradition on how and where things are done. I’m Disciplined , but not with Chocolate! The 24 years old actress from Helsinki plays Krista in…

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“Back to School” Lavender Lemon tart

Lavender Lemon Tart with candied lemons, Lingonberries & Thyme

– the pie shell:
100 grams of butter (can be substituted with margarine)
1/2 dl of sugar
1 egg
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Chia Masala Oatmeal cookies

Whether or not you are an  adventurous baker, this recipe inspired by the talented Susanna from Apron & Ink is not only foolproof but also incredibly delicit us. As they slowly bake, these little circles of perfection release the most intoxicating Masala fragrance and instantaneously tran sport you to faraway travels. They take a few minutes to assemble and…

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