Raw & Nutty granola bar for the insanely hungry

Hi there, long time no post ūüôā 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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Thelman vallankumouksellinen avokado- ja fetamunakas

Thelma Sibergin nuorekkaan ulkokuoren alla piilee vanha sielu. ¬†H√§nen persoonallisuutensa huokuu tasapainoa, joka h√∂ystettyn√§ vastakkaisilla ominaisuuksilla luo h√§nest√§ moniulotteisen vaikutelman. Thelma on rento mutta tarkka, synnynn√§inen l√∂yt√∂retkeilij√§, ollen samalla kuitenkin yll√§tt√§v√§n perinteik√§s. Olen kurinalainen, mutten suklaan kanssa! T√§m√§ 24-vuotias n√§yttelij√§ Helsingist√§ esitt√§√§ Kristaa televisiosarjassa Uusip√§iv√§¬†‚Äď Yle 2 kanavalla. H√§pe√§kseni en tiennyt koko sarjasta mit√§√§n tehdess√§ni…

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Thelma’s Revolutionary Omelette

Behind her youthful demeanor;¬†Thelma Siberg is an old soul. I am¬†fascinated¬†with her balanced yet contrasted personality. She is laid-back but precise;¬†eager to discover, while adamant to maintain a sense of tradition on how and where things are done. I’m Disciplined , but not with Chocolate! The 24 years old actress from Helsinki plays Krista in…

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Chia Masala Oatmeal cookies

Whether or not you are an¬†¬†adventurous baker, this recipe inspired by the talented Susanna from Apron & Ink is not only foolproof but also incredibly delicit us. As they slowly bake, these little circles¬†of perfection¬†release the most intoxicating Masala fragrance and instantaneously tran sport¬†you to faraway travels. They take a few minutes to assemble and…

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Pia’s grilled flat bread – Blinis Style

The home is cosy, elegant and inviting. On the wall, a large black and white¬†picture of their wedding day, through the windows, the light invades the space and touches everything¬†in a gentle white glimmer. The mood is calm, and as I sip on my¬†ristretto, I fall¬†captive to¬†Pia’s incredible story of “leaving a trace”. Sitting purposefully,…

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Lazy No churn Mascarpone & Peanut butter Ice cream

If I had all the kitchen space in the world there is¬†no limit¬†to the cooking gear I would acquire. Unfortunately unlimited space is not yet a standard feature in our city¬†apartment, which means I have to prioritize. When it comes to kitchen ustensile, we¬†have a deal: if there is room for it, I get to¬†buy…

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Anne Nurminen – Lemony Heavenly Pasta!

Some people’s passion for food is so authentic and deep-rooted that you immediately recognize the like-mindedness and generosity that comes with it. Anne is just that person, Don’t be fooled by her grand entrance! Behind her Hediard Grocery bag &  Vogue Magazine look there is disarming simplicity and true passion for good food! “I like to cook & I like to…

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Anne Nurminen ‚Äď sitruunaisen taivaallinen pasta!

Joidenkin ihmisten intohimo ruokaa kohtaan on niin autenttista ja syv√§lle juurtunutta, ett√§  samanmielisyyden ja anteliaisuuden ruoanlaitossa tunnistaa miltei saman tien. Anne on juuri sellainen henkil√∂. √Ąlk√§√§ antako h√§nen tyylikk√§√§n sis√§√§ntulonsa h√§m√§t√§. Annen Hediardin ostoskassin ja Vogue-lehden aikaansaaaman ultratyylikk√§√§n lookin takana on aitoa aseistariiisuvaa vaivattomuutta ja todellista intohimoa ruokaa kohtaan. “Intohimona kokkaaminen ja sy√∂minen” Paitsi Account…

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Crisp & Golden Chicken Shnitzel

Is there anything¬†more delicious than hot bits of crispy breaded meat? When I was a kid my father used to imitate us trying to¬†pronounce “shnitzel” correctly and to that day still calls them “snitshel” when he prepares them for us. To me, they evoke family holidays by the sea and are forever associated to the…

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Lost in the Middle of Nowhere!

  I’m an Urban Animal. I long for¬†the muffled noise of traffic through the windows, the agitation of the city, the pulsating lights of the metropolis beats at my rhythm. I love¬†Helsinki. As a city,¬†I find it strangely¬†human; it is surrounded by the sea, parks and trees everywhere; and has a softness that¬†I am yet…

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Nostalgia, Shakshuka and a French Loaf

February is here… Around this time I usually start to feel a bit homesick. The winter stretches to no end, and our spring trip to France feels¬†still far away… ¬†Luckily on the way from work I can stop¬†by Anton & Anton and shop around for “fancier” ingredients to spice up the daily routine. Today’s pick:…

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It’s Ok; it’s Candy day everyday!

Being a French parent in Finland¬†requires elegant navigation¬†between two surprisingly¬†different parenting cultures. One vivid example was the first time I discovered “karkkip√§iv√§” (translated to¬†¬†“Candy day”¬†– limiting when children can have candies to 1¬†day of the week – usually on the week-end) I was pretty adamant¬†that this would most probably not work¬†in our home. In France…

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Matza Ball soup

Sick days call for warm, fragrant fluffy dumpling soup

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Take your time! It’s breakfast

During the week, breakfast can feel¬†like a necessary evil. Quickly grabbing a toast and try to make it through the day. Luckily, one of the coolest Finnish workplace perks is the reliable Porridge at the cafeteria. In true Finnish fashion, the staff¬†really prepares it with care. They are even kind enough to vary the types…

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