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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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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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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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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Satu’s “Theater of Magic” Pulla

Go ahead and set out to be amazed with Satu’s Magical Pulla recipe, with a few simple ingredients you will shortly be ready to enjoy those warm and delicious Pulla’s in true Laskiainen Finnish tradition. Sledging not mandatory!

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Donuts mania

Donuts are  like a forbidden fruit to me, luckily; they are allowed to eat once a year. These sindul bites of perfection are a perfect celebration staple and are not only acceptable but recommended this time of the year. As a child, I have vivid memories of my Mom standing by the hot pan; patiently…

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Pirate birthday triple chocolate cake!

When your kids birthday is in September but you only get around to celebrate it in December, there is 2 ways to go about it – Give yourself yet another “shitty parent” award or you know… be proud you made it on time before their high school graduation! I decided to pick option 2 this…

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Untraditional Saffron Finnish Korvapuusti

Story & recipe originally featured in The Oryx In flight Magazine for Fine food October Hi there! Sorry we have been so silent lately at Hungry In Helsinki. It seems that despite our love for food (eating & writing about it) there are not always enough hours in the day to get it all done! Meanwhile, we…

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Gluten free Carrot Cake with Pecan glaze

In Peppina’s house, the whole family usually prefers to eat lighter food. Due to health restrictions she has to be careful with gluten & even accommodate a newly inspired vegetarian. When I ask about the pressure to accommodate all these demands and still stay innovative, she reassures me: “Luckily,  I have a good imagination &…

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Addictive (but healthy) Seed Crackers

These seed crackers are not only dairy and gluten free they are also an addictive treat. They are gently cooked to ensure the health benefits of the seeds remains intact and lightly seasoned with “Piment d’Espelette, Baie rose” sea salt from Camargue. Don’t have a jar at home?  No worries;  you can use regular coarse…

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“Pretty in Pink” – Autumn Beetroot bread rolls!

Early mornings are my absolute favorite. These darkest, quietest moments are for me the sharpest too. I usually wake up around 4.30 am and do one of two things: Go for early morning jog or bake. You guessed right, this morning was all about baking. After all, is there anything better than waking up to a…

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A “Latte Mamma’s” Pavlova by Sofia

It’s a sunny afternoon in the city, with a wide and kind smile, Sofia guides me to the kitchen and hands me her signature Café Latte (what else?) in a large porcelaine cup. The author & photographer behind the popular Latte Mamma‘s lifestyle blog is luminous in her high waist pink skirt & button-down shirt! “Latte Mamma is a pink…

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“Back to School” Lavender Lemon tart

Lavender Lemon Tart with candied lemons, Lingonberries & Thyme

– the pie shell:
100 grams of butter (can be substituted with margarine)
1/2 dl of sugar
1 egg
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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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