Category Archives: Food and recipes

Blueberries – Saturday mornings and afternoons

Blueberries remind me of my childhood and ¬†mornings at my grandmother’s place. Sometimes in the morning we got fresh blueberries in milk and a little bit of sugar on top. The simplicity of this treat is clear but it is … Continue reading

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Best ways to use rhubarb

There are two ways to use rhubarb at least. The first way is to eat it but also when you want to give a useful bouquet. We were going to visit out dear friend and I had nothing to bring … Continue reading

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Tipping the Swiss roll

So I took a break from the blog….I was on my summer holiday and I decided to concentrate on it more then the screen of my computer. Work started this week after four wonderful holiday weeks and now the computers … Continue reading

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Rich tomato soup

How can you brings some richness into soup without using cream? Easy, with dried bread. We eat a lot of bread at home and sometimes breads just dry out and I really don’t want to throw them away. It hasn’t … Continue reading

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Summer is close

Summer is around the corner. Some would probably say it is already here but I would say it isn’t warm enough yet. I did some gardening during the weekend and I planted some zucchinis, cucumbers, beans, salads etc. I don’t’ … Continue reading

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The wonderfully smelly treat from France

Last weekend I flew off to Paris for a girls long weekend. Ah…what a city. I surely will go there again someday. I loved the atmosphere, the food, the people and the wine. Of course I could not come back … Continue reading

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May is here

We celebrate Spring in a big way here in Finland. The party starts on the 30th April and ends in the evening of 1st May. We call this Vappu which in english is May Day. It has become a celebration … Continue reading

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Peas, pasta and bacon

Oh it actually doesn’t have to taste good. Just looking at the colors is enough. This pasta is oh so simple but actually I loved it. The idea of making a pesto like mixture from peas and all sorts of … Continue reading

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Empty your freezers

Even though it does not yet feel like it summer is here soon and that means that soon our apple trees will be full of apples. A few weeks ago when the first rays of light ¬†started peeping through the … Continue reading

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Brownie cake for the birthday boy

Who doesn’t like brownies? I love brownies and of course the best buddies of this scrumptious treat is vanilla ice cream. So my husband had his birthday a few weeks back and what a great excuse for me to make … Continue reading

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