Ice cream and a secret hideaway

Follow me, I know a place. It’s a secret hideaway, not too far from the daily noise yet magically distant in its location and unique perspective. Planted on a small hill, as if not aware of its own sovereign position, Villa Ylänne nesting the exotically named “Peroba Cafe” is calling you to come in, to…

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Unapologetic date night feast with Emilia & Noora!

When a conversation starts with falling in love & microbiome, you know we are in for a treat. It doesn’t hurt that Emilia and Noora from Love Inc Media brought tequila along. No “wishy washy” healthy food talk here, these are my kind of food lovers, sensible and not ready to compromise on flavor and…

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Juicy crunchy schnitzel burger

  Yesterday was the international schnitzel day. Since it was a big part of our culinary world as kids,  here is a schnitzel burger teaser post. I remember the beautiful frying smells when we got home from school and my Mom was making those big crispy schnitzels. Even now I can’t resist it and make sure…

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The simplest Mayonnaise and a back to school mantra

It’s happening, and there is nothing you can do to avoid it. Days are getting shorter, Summer is ending, and by now, most of us are back to school & work. There is one thing you can do though, as my Finnish teacher reminds us when we complain about the weather, “to each season its…

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An Impromptu coffee cake

It’s a lazy Sunday morning, the late morning light has entered every corner of the house, adorning the most mundane object with eerie golden dust.  The phone rings, on the line old friends from the far north are on their way to our part of the world! There are few things I love more than…

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Sauté of broccoli & mushroom with oven roasted potatoes

Like most of those memorable meals, this one was created out of dire necessity and a stubborn craving for a vegetarian dish. I barely think as I randomly select a vibrantly green brocoli. A few potatoes and their neighboring mushrooms make the cut too and it’s not long until deep, caramelized tones, start appearing. The…

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Minna’s midsummer”Smoothsicles”!

Finnish summer is short and has little snow! Hurry and make these healthy and delicious “smoothsicle” and pretend it’s summer a little bit longer… Thank you Minna for this kids friendly, vegan & frozen summer treat!

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Your next Italian stop in Helsinki

  Pjazza is a recently established Italian restaurant with a central location and a beautiful setting with high ceilings, long bar and well designed menu. From the first page, you get a nice selection of Italian classics with the possibility to select for even the pickiest eaters among us; vegetarian, gluten free and low lactose/free dishes…

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Simple Pesto & Mozzarella for the busy blogger!

How does this time of the year always get so busy? It does not matter how much Ofer & I both enjoy writing and shooting for the blog, it seems that we can’t always seem to sync our crazy schedules and get as many posts out as we would like to! It gets busy for everybody and…

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Isa & Henrik “Trash Design” Menu

Close your eyes. Now, imagine you have just entered a whimsical universe, colors and objects made a volte-face from their intended purpose to be turned into unique art pieces and light fixtures. From the door, aluminum seats and spinning painting frames give you a taste of what’s to come! I feel as if I have entered…

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Gluten free coconut chocolate cake

We are in the middle of the holidays and you might have some free time to bake and have some guests coming over for coffee. Here is a gluten free cake with a base based on dry coconut flakes that is possible to make also as a non milky. I bake it every year at…

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Healthy spring baskets & a raffle!

Want to take part in our Easter raffle? Scroll down & pick your favorite SoNatural color, then Like & comment on their Facebook Page to get selected for a delicious prize! As kids, celebrating Passover in France usually meant that we would avoid TV for a week, for fear of having to watch the special…

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Beautiful Persian dumplings “Gondi”

Rottem Lieberson is an artist in her own right. When it comes to food, this Israeli chef who trained in the French culinary institute, has an endless creativity! Her take on Persian food is both innovative and respectful of the classic flavors. Follow us on her journey to deliciousness with these spectacular “Gondi” or persian dumplings….

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Hungry in Vogue – Our top 10 Places to eat this Spring

When Vogue.com asked us our favorite places to grab a bite in Helsinki, we simply couldn’t stop at just a few options. After many deliberations, here are some of the many incredible places that make this city one of the most vibrant place to visit in Europe! Hungry In Helsinki Top 10  – Spring 2017 In Alphabetical Order…

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Warming Winter beans soup

We all have a safe place; a place to which we like to return from time to time, even if only in our thoughts. For me, it is my Mom’s kitchen, a peaceful yet energetic place where no matter the occasion, from the mundane to the festive, rich flavors, colors and scents would announce of the delights…

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