A traditional Finnish lemon boost

    First of May is just ahead of us and the traditional Finnish drink that symbolizes this day is Sima. Sima is a very old drink that became associated with the Finnish labour movement in the 1900s and since it became a tradition to prepare it before the labour day. Here we have the…

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Seasonal spring soup memories

    Spring is THE  time of changes, especially in nature when everything starts to bloom. Like many of us, I am spending quite a lot of time in the kitchen these days and here is another recipe from home that my Mom used to do for us(still does when we are around). It is…

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Chicken breast pasta in balsamic & mix vegies

  I was watching a cooking program on the telly last week with chef Aharoni and got inspired to try my own version at home. It turned to be a hit so I decided to share it with you guys. Most of the ingredients you should have, and if not, it’s worth getting them and…

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Thin blueberry pie in no time

  These days we happen to have more free time than on normal days but still, you might have a busy time working from home and taking care of your kids. In this kind of situations, you will want a fast & easy baking solution. You can have it thin(as in the photos) if you…

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Spicy yellow curry chicken drum sticks

  Many of us spend these days more time at home because of the unusual virus situation. One of the things that help us to go through this challenging time is cooking, baking and making our visual fantasies come true. Here is a recipe for those of you who like using coconut milk and get…

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Magic Apple Pouches

    In this situation all over the world, here is a recipe that might bring joy to your day from ziggy, a very colourful friend of ours. We love coming over to Ziggy’s home or having her coming over for a visit. She is totally passionate about finding and trying new recipes and putting…

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Say Muikku

  Watch the video at  https://www.instagram.com/tv/B52HBYNBqzE/ Last Friday we celebrated the Finnish Independence day. Independence day is always a good opportunity to prepare traditional dishes and one of the most traditional dishes that the accidental tourist in Helsinki will face, is the fried vendace (In Finnish, Muikku) with mashed potatoes. I personally fell in love…

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Deli fast oven-cooked salmon

    The first time Maippi made this salmon, I couldn’t believe the juiciness and the amazing flavours of such a fast process. Generally, I don’t fancy whip cream in oven cooking but there are always some exceptions. This recipe will take you  10 to prepare + 15 min in the heated oven and there…

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Your ultimate weekend’s Shakshuka breakfast

  Here is the basic Shakshuka recipe that I grew up on. There are so many versions of this dish so this one is not too spicy and has the traditional spices from my childhood. This recipe needs around 45-60 min cooking time on a medium heat if you want the tomatoes to be soft…

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Turn on the pizza settings

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Fennel for fennel & non-fennel fans

  Fennel is just this kind of vegetable that you either love or dislike. I have tasted it in salads, soups etc… and then, recently, I was invited by my cousin for dinner and he served this dish as an appetizer. So far, it has been my favourite fennel recipe. I asked him for the recipe…

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Chef style roughly chopped liver

  Chopped liver style chef Shaul Ben Aderet. The recipe was given to me by Shaul as a part of a food article to a Finnish magazine but was dropped out from the article. So for those of you who fancy liver, here it is: Ingredients: 1/2 kg livers (chicken or beef) 1 medium-size eggplant,…

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Your next colourful frittata guests treat

      Weekend brunch time is getting closer alright and you want a warm colourful dish to be put on your table. Your goal is to hit two birds in one shot. to prepare a delicious dish for your guests and also decorate the table with beautiful colours. I fried the vegetables beforehand in…

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