Simple Pesto & Mozzarella for the busy blogger!

How does this time of the year always get so busy? It does not matter how much Ofer & I both enjoy writing and shooting for the blog, it seems that we can’t always seem to sync our crazy schedules and get as many posts out as we would like to! It gets busy for everybody and…

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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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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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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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Restaurant day in sunny Helsinki

Yesterday was definitely the best day of the year to be Hungry in Helsinki. The restaurant day took part all over the country and the sunny weather lifted up the spirit and colors to top levels. Helsinki definitely got up the energy level  and had all facts right on the table, summer is here, so let’s have…

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Oferin perinteinen hummus

Nauttiessamme vastatehdystä minttuteestä, Ofer näyttää kuinka valmistetaan tämä perinteinen Lähi-Idän klassikko ja ehdoton suosikki; hummus. Hummus kuuluu kaikkein joustavimpiin ruokaresepteihin, jonka kanssa voi leikitellä monen maun mukaan. Täydellistä vaikkapa silloin kun ruokaa laittaessa on anarkistinen olo, kun tulee taiteellinen hetki tai kun ei vain huvita seurata ohjeita! Perussääntö on selvä: yhtä yksikköä kikherneitä kohti lisää…

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Ofer’s Traditional Hummus

While we sip on a freshly brewed mint tea, Ofer shows me how to prepare a Mediterranean Classic and his absolute favorite: Hummus! Hummus is among the most versatile recipes one can play with! It’s a perfect dish to cook when feeling on the edge with anarchy,  when the mood is to artistry and the mind is wanting to…

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