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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Magic Apple Pouches

    In this situation all over the world, here is a recipe that might bring joy to your day from ziggy, a very colourful friend of ours. We love coming over to Ziggy’s home or having her coming over for a visit. She is totally passionate about finding and trying new recipes and putting…

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Say Muikku

  Watch the video at  https://www.instagram.com/tv/B52HBYNBqzE/ Last Friday we celebrated the Finnish Independence day. Independence day is always a good opportunity to prepare traditional dishes and one of the most traditional dishes that the accidental tourist in Helsinki will face, is the fried vendace (In Finnish, Muikku) with mashed potatoes. I personally fell in love…

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Deli fast oven-cooked salmon

    The first time Maippi made this salmon, I couldn’t believe the juiciness and the amazing flavours of such a fast process. Generally, I don’t fancy whip cream in oven cooking but there are always some exceptions. This recipe will take you  10 to prepare + 15 min in the heated oven and there…

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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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Fennel for fennel & non-fennel fans

  Fennel is just this kind of vegetable that you either love or dislike. I have tasted it in salads, soups etc… and then, recently, I was invited by my cousin for dinner and he served this dish as an appetizer. So far, it has been my favourite fennel recipe. I asked him for the recipe…

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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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