A “Kukka Omena*” Apple tart!

Food inspires me visually first; always! It usually starts with an obsession over an ingredient and evolves to take many shapes or forms until I feel content and ready to move on. I have a vivid memory of my first year as a new comer in Finland. My best friend came to visit me in Helsinki. I was…

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No tears Soupe à l’oignon

As I’m listening to “Here comes the night” by David Bowie I have a sudden longing for the warm and comforting sweetness of a French onion Soup. I have a rule though: when you are in a funk, it’s got to be a “No Tears” recipe!  So here you go – one of my absolute favorite winter dish…

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Ladie’s Night Out Menu #1 – “Irina”

As an adult, moving to a foreign country, forming new friendships can feel like an ordeal. I mean come on, “been there done that ” right? I am no exception; after almost 10 years here, I have seen many of my friends return to their home countries. It seemed that as the winters grew colder, their resilience grew thinner. In an…

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Delicious Quiches

As a rule of thumb, one should always have a few ready-made savory pies pastries in the freezer.  Yes sure, it’s as nice to make your own, but by all mean, no one will ever know the difference so think twice because by the time they are defrosted, you can prepare the filling & get your oven to the…

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