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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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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Your possible weekend breakfast

A simple recipe that already a few people asked me to post and has good childhood memories for me. It is great for weekend breakfast, kids love it. Actually it is a way to push more vegetables to the kids menu and use the contrast of the crispy fried cracker with the fresh vegetable. Use…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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