Gluten free coconut chocolate cake

We are in the middle of the holidays and you might have some free time to bake and have some guests coming over for coffee. Here is a gluten free cake with a base based on dry coconut flakes that is possible to make also as a non milky. I bake it every year at…

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Healthy spring baskets & a raffle!

Want to take part in our Easter raffle? Scroll down & pick your favorite SoNatural color, then Like & comment on their Facebook Page to get selected for a delicious prize! As kids, celebrating Passover in France usually meant that we would avoid TV for a week, for fear of having to watch the special…

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Warming Winter beans soup

We all have a safe place; a place to which we like to return from time to time, even if only in our thoughts. For me, it is my Mom’s kitchen, a peaceful yet energetic place where no matter the occasion, from the mundane to the festive, rich flavors, colors and scents would announce of the delights…

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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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A love letter to Finland & a Traditional Salmon Soup for the Hieno

Today, as part of The Hieno! “What is Finnish-ness” series celebrating Suomi 100 in 2017, we at Hungry in Helsinki are proud to be featured to express our love of Finland & all things Finnish To create a blog called “Hungry In Helsinki”, one must be simultaneously hungry and in love! This post is an extract from…

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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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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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“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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An illicit love affair…

…with pizza. And no, I don’t mean the store bought, defrosted quick-fix one would eat in secret, feeling guilty.  I mean Pizza! The home-made, versatile, personalized, crispy beauty that sizzle in a burning hot oven and makes you want to sing la Traviata until someone hits you on the head with a rolling pin. (or,…

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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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