A traditional Finnish lemon boost

    First of May is just ahead of us and the traditional Finnish drink that symbolizes this day is Sima. Sima is a very old drink that became associated with the Finnish labour movement in the 1900s and since it became a tradition to prepare it before the labour day. Here we have the…

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Seasonal spring soup memories

    Spring is THE  time of changes, especially in nature when everything starts to bloom. Like many of us, I am spending quite a lot of time in the kitchen these days and here is another recipe from home that my Mom used to do for us(still does when we are around). It is…

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Your ultimate weekend’s Shakshuka breakfast

  Here is the basic Shakshuka recipe that I grew up on. There are so many versions of this dish so this one is not too spicy and has the traditional spices from my childhood. This recipe needs around 45-60 min cooking time on a medium heat if you want the tomatoes to be soft…

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Turn on the pizza settings

WE STARTED OUR OWN YOUTUBE CHANNEL SO PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO SUBSCRIBE. ENJOY! THE LINK TO THE MAKING OF THIS RECIPE VIDEO :       Pizza recipes you can find anywhere and lots of. But the reason for this recipe post is mostly the combination between the dough recipe and the outstanding effective Pizza…

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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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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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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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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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