Author Archives: Heikki

Cow Pea Hemp Burgers

There had been two ingredients sitting in our pantry for many weeks, demanding my attention: cow peas and crushed hemp seeds. Couple of days ago I finally made some burgers using both the peas and the seeds. Cow peas are brownish red, but otherwise they look just like black-eyed peas. They are actually the same […]

Chocolate Orange Muffins

My ultimate team celebrated its fifth year with a late summer potluck picnic about a month ago. We made these muffins in the morning of the day of the picnic. Most of my teammates are omnivores, so in order to promote veganism I aimed at maximizing the decadence of the muffins. They are based on […]

Pörkölt

This is a classic Hungarian stew. Many people would actually call this a goulash, but a Hungarian goulash is actually more soup-like. See the definitions of goulash and pörkölt in Wikipedia if you’re interested to know more. I’m not making any claims to authenticity with this recipe, but from what I’ve understood, what makes pörkölt […]

Coconut Ice Cream with Raspberry

I’ve always thought that you need an ice cream maker if you want to have home made ice cream, so I was delighted that the ice cream Anni made turned out so good. The next step, of course, was to make ice cream of my own. I wanted to try coconut ice cream, since it […]

Smoky Chick Pea Spread

I originally set out to do a smoky kind of hummus, but the end result was not very hummus-like, so I’m calling it a spread instead. It turned out pretty good and it works perfectly on top of white or dark bread. We had it for breakfast with some rye bread, as you can see […]