No Fuss sunday baking with Valo 24h

  We’ve all been there, planning a dinner party or simple Sunday afternoon get together with friend, and as the guest-list increases, so do the “special diets” requirements. When it comes to accommodating vegetarian preferences, both Ofer & I are pretty flexible and have countless time designed full dinner parties around perfectly roasted eggplants and…

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Vegetarian colourful grill celebration

    This is what I call a proper vegetarian party, here and now, in your oven. Another recipe from an article I photographed for Kauneus & Terveys magazine last year with Mila Pentti. I felt like sharing it with you, it’s simple, tastes great and should be shared instead of being forgotten in my…

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Crispy apple chips snacks

  For those who like apples here is a fast snack that we recommend to try. Avoiding extra fat, oil and no added sugar/salt, make it quite convenient & healthy. And another extra bonuses are the beautiful smells that fill up the kitchen and the simplicity of making it. Absolutely adorable! Preheat the oven to…

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After holidays fine city dinning

  Christmas is now behind us and after spending so much time in the kitchen, you might like to forget about cooking for a day. If you are looking for delicious seafood and fresh fish cooked to perfection, Rivoli is our catch of the day!   Their menu has a good selection of dishes with…

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Festive mustard & Honey glazed Lamb

  Winter celebrations of all kinds are soon upon us! For some, it is the time to revisit their family traditions and revive the old classics; but for others, it is an opportunity to dust off the recipe books, browse your favorite food blogs and get inspiration for that special dish! I know for a…

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Happy 100th Beautiful! A stress free menu just for you!

When it comes to having a party, there is always a risk to overdo it and loose focus on what truly matters. Celebrating should never be spoiled by working so hard that you can’t enjoy it anymore. Easier said than done… This is why Ofer & I wanted to design for you a stress free…

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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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