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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Triangle moments

  These cookies have been following me since I was a child, helping my Mom to make the dough circles. As kids, we used to look at the process eagerly, waiting for them to come out of the oven. The hardest part was smelling the pretty smells but still had to wait till they cool down. I…

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Classic home baked Pita bread

  So many people have asked me to post my Pita bread recipe so here it is at last. Making the dough will not take you a long time and the bread will be as fresh as it can be. You can find the one-minute video version in Finnish of the recipe that I photographed…

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Broken chickpeas after party comfort winter soup

        Friday evening, coming home after a working day and my head is full of thoughts about what am I making to eat but nothing comes up. I just want to take a rest before heading to the party we were invited to. A party, it will probably be great, meeting great…

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Wia’s time-stopping breakfast smoothie

We are running late, … again! 10 years in Finland have finally gotten to my core and I can’t help feeling myself rushing to make it on time to meet Wia. As I speed-walk through the city barely looking around me, I finally reach Kuuma café. There, Wia gently waves all my concerns away with…

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Slow food festival weekend at Fiskars village

This weekend, the slow food festival in Fiskars village takes place for the 9th time.   Around 80 food producers from Finland gather to introduce & sell their products. There are also different tastings & workshops. We were visiting there yesterday and had a fantastic time. It is a pefect way to spend your Sunday…

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Orange nuts cast iron pot bread

  Freshly baked bread gives always the warm feeling of home but using a cast iron pot for baking, gives even better crust and great texture. Coming back to work after the summer holiday left me with not much free time to cook or bake so I was looking forward to the coming weekend so…

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Bernie’s Cornbread & Mango Salsa recipe

  In the Summer time, Storyville boasts a gorgeous outdoors  terrace in the heart of the city, which is the place to hang out for inspired food and live music. From June to end of august, this is the place to be! Read about our encounter with Bernie & how he taught us to conjure…

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Bernie’s Voodoo Chicken – a Storyville recipe!

  It’s hot in Bernie’s kitchen! While the grill upstairs is warming up, he is whipping a batch of his famous cornbread. “Hold on” he utters with a smile, I have to measure this!” while he pours back the flour into a measuring cup. Bernie is of those chef who just smell the dough when…

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Round trip to Barcelona!

This beautiful summer weather has provided us with an unlimited amount of greens to fulfill all of our salads inspirations. After a few hours spent gardening or simply walking outdoors, we usually crave easy, fast and delicious recipes for a quick relief! Here is a super easy twist on those small green Padrón peppers, inspired…

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Half-Time Watermelon & Feta Salad

  Whether or not you  are an avid football supporter in this World cup season, here is something to cheer for: Game watching snacks needs not be the death of you! It’s pretty clear that all these over times and impressive plot twist (We are looking at you Sweden) will make you reach for the…

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a Hungry Taste of Helsinki

  Any sunny day over 20  C in Helsinki is a celebration. Add to it a 3 day food festival  where the best chefs in the nordics compete for your attention in Töölonlahden puisto, in the heart of the city and you know we will be there taking it all in! The flavours are local…

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Classic Finnish potato flat bread

  A classic Finnish bread that comes originally from south Karelia and was one of the main basic items in the local kitchen. Simple & cheap to make which makes it magical and leaves you with a delicate taste. There are different recipes with different amounts of ingredients according to your own taste. It can…

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Red wined juicy shallots to complete your dish

  Another recipe that is simple and can be combined or used as additional to other dishes. In my childhood home the sauce was different, I decided to use red wine here and add extra nutmeg. All the ingredients are super healthy and when you will combine them, a great aromatic waves will fill up…

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