Minna’s midsummer”Smoothsicles”!

Finnish summer is short and has little snow! Hurry and make these healthy and delicious “smoothsicle” and pretend it’s summer a little bit longer… Thank you Minna for this kids friendly, vegan & frozen summer treat!

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Isa & Henrik “Trash Design” Menu

Close your eyes. Now, imagine you have just entered a whimsical universe, colors and objects made a volte-face from their intended purpose to be turned into unique art pieces and light fixtures. From the door, aluminum seats and spinning painting frames give you a taste of what’s to come! I feel as if I have entered…

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Beautiful Persian dumplings “Gondi”

Rottem Lieberson is an artist in her own right. When it comes to food, this Israeli chef who trained in the French culinary institute, has an endless creativity! Her take on Persian food is both innovative and respectful of the classic flavors. Follow us on her journey to deliciousness with these spectacular “Gondi” or persian dumplings….

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Satu’s “Theater of Magic” Pulla

Go ahead and set out to be amazed with Satu’s Magical Pulla recipe, with a few simple ingredients you will shortly be ready to enjoy those warm and delicious Pulla’s in true Laskiainen Finnish tradition. Sledging not mandatory!

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Yaron’s 3 cheeses Khachapuri

Some people are born to cook and some discover their talent later on in life. Yaron is decidedly from the latter group.  “I was always convinced that making food just comes naturally to some and that I simply wasn’t one of them”. The 36 years old, 5th generation “Helsinkian” explains as he carefully arranges the cheese platter…

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Jonnan raa’an helppo kakku, sekä Ayurvedalainen kultainen maito

Ayurvedalaista kultaista maitoa Juoma – lämmin, makea, mausteinen, pippurinen ja hunajalla höystetty,lämpiän kanelin kera; on täydelinen resepti kylmille talvikuukausille. Mustapippurilla on hyviä terveyttä edistäviä vaikutuksia myös yhdessä kurkuman kanssa. Vaikka se olisi houkuttelevaa, älä laita liikaa kaakojauhetta koska se turmelee kurkuman rikkaan kultaisen värin.  1 kuppi mantelimaitoa (tai haluamaasi maitoa) 3 tl kurkumaa 2 tl…

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Jonna’s”Peace of cake” & Golden milk

WHITE yoga studio, giant dream catchers & wall hangings from reclaimed wood from the forest with colorful Mexican pompoms, symbolizing rainbows and connecting the universe – white light, and peaceful music, In the background, soft music is playing; her composure is peaceful and relaxed, the fragrant flowers in a tall vase, stand proud while she explains: “5…

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Peppina’s Menu: Lentil & carrot soup

We are sipping espresso from a tiny purple cup while I marvel at the warm and cosy wooden house Peppina has patiently arranged and styled from the day they bought it – a mere frame- nearly twenty years ago. From the window I can see to the garden and imagine peaceful breakfast under the  soft Finnish summer sun. From…

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Gluten free Carrot Cake with Pecan glaze

In Peppina’s house, the whole family usually prefers to eat lighter food. Due to health restrictions she has to be careful with gluten & even accommodate a newly inspired vegetarian. When I ask about the pressure to accommodate all these demands and still stay innovative, she reassures me: “Luckily,  I have a good imagination &…

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Addictive (but healthy) Seed Crackers

These seed crackers are not only dairy and gluten free they are also an addictive treat. They are gently cooked to ensure the health benefits of the seeds remains intact and lightly seasoned with “Piment d’Espelette, Baie rose” sea salt from Camargue. Don’t have a jar at home?  No worries;  you can use regular coarse…

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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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A “Latte Mamma’s” Pavlova by Sofia

It’s a sunny afternoon in the city, with a wide and kind smile, Sofia guides me to the kitchen and hands me her signature Café Latte (what else?) in a large porcelaine cup. The author & photographer behind the popular Latte Mamma‘s lifestyle blog is luminous in her high waist pink skirt & button-down shirt! “Latte Mamma is a pink…

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Thelman vallankumouksellinen avokado- ja fetamunakas

Thelma Sibergin nuorekkaan ulkokuoren alla piilee vanha sielu.  Hänen persoonallisuutensa huokuu tasapainoa, joka höystettynä vastakkaisilla ominaisuuksilla luo hänestä moniulotteisen vaikutelman. Thelma on rento mutta tarkka, synnynnäinen löytöretkeilijä, ollen samalla kuitenkin yllättävän perinteikäs. Olen kurinalainen, mutten suklaan kanssa! Tämä 24-vuotias näyttelijä Helsingistä esittää Kristaa televisiosarjassa Uusipäivä – Yle 2 kanavalla. Häpeäkseni en tiennyt koko sarjasta mitään tehdessäni…

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Thelma’s Revolutionary Omelette

Behind her youthful demeanor; Thelma Siberg is an old soul. I am fascinated with her balanced yet contrasted personality. She is laid-back but precise; eager to discover, while adamant to maintain a sense of tradition on how and where things are done. I’m Disciplined , but not with Chocolate! The 24 years old actress from Helsinki plays Krista in…

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