Tag Archives: baked

Tandoori Tofu and Rice Bake

I am being pretty liberal calling this dish tandoori – I suppose the word refers to the method of cooking food in the tandoor oven as much as it does to the spices. And the spices used in tandoori dishes seem to vary a lot: it’s sort of like North Indian barbecue and everyone has […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Squash Stuffed with Lentils

This year was the first time we actually got around growing our own vegetables, and our dear parents with their various summer cottages were the ones who really made it possible. We simply grew the seedlings on our windowsill in the spring, planted them in the soil in early summer, and a month later we […]

Tofu Patties with Lime and Smoked Paprika

I have been obsessed with limes since our vacation, and I have a feeling this has something to do with the extremely juicy limes we got in Portugal. Even though the ones we can buy in Finland have just a faint shadow of their Portuguese counterparts’ deliciousness, they do add a lovely fragrance and flavor […]

Nettle Temptation

In May, when we gathered some goutweed, we also picked up a lot of nettles (Urtica dioica). Usually, we make pancakes or a sauce from nettles, but this time we wanted to do something different. A non-vegan version of this recipe by Vivi-Ann Sjögren was in the monthly Kuukausiliite supplement of the Finnish newspaper Helsingin […]