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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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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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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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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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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Meringue blossoms the “Pollock” way

On conquering my Everest, meeting a Princess & a Pollockian moment! This Sunday was filled with Birthday cakes, playing in a Tippee & a first meeting with our friends’ new Baby Girl. As usual on foggy days, I feel courageous, and decided to tackle one of my most irrational fear: Meringue to bring as an edible gift! These…

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding for the Picky

To those who read my previous posts you know that I’m a picky eater, or “discerning gastronome” as I prefer to brand it. Which means that despite my adoration for all things food I rarely am among the first one to hop on the latest food trend, ingredient, or “healthier alternative discovery”. First because usually all the…

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Let the good times roll!

There are times in life when it seems like everything is possible; times during which the cards that may have been once ours can be reshuffled and opportunities that were previously concealed are revealed. These moments feel almost miraculous, and are too rare to be forgotten. They are celebrated, fondly remembered and more often than not, they have a flavor…

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Feeding Bébé .. Yeah right!

There is this expression in French “la pomme ne tombe pas loin de l’arbre” which neatly translates to “The Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”. As a parent, once I came to term with the fact that my picky eaters were probably just taking after me, it made it much easier to relate to them and…

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Foggy day & Sweet potato gnocchis

Unlike most people, I love foggy days! The thicker the fog, the more cosy and serene the mood. Living near the sea in Kalasatama, I have enjoyed those early spring mornings when, as the temperature slowly rises, it is as if the whole world is gently wrapped in a cotton blanket. The feathery brume envelops the brick…

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