Tag Archives: blueberry

Blueberry Dressing for a Summer Salad

Forest blueberries are in season and  I know nothing better than having a walk in the forest near our family’s summer cottage and coming home with my fingertips tinted deep purple-blue. Blueberry pies have been abundant this year, and now that we have our fridge in the city packed with blueberries I’ve been thinking of […]

Blueberry Lime Ice Cream with Matcha Powder

We are finally back from holidays – well rested and happy to be in our own kitchen again! This ice cream, which actually was my first homemade ice cream ever, is something I’ve had in mind for a few months now. We don’t have an ice cream maker, and without one the process requires a […]

Queen’s Oat and Spelt Muffins

These muffins are filled with jam made of raspberries and blueberries, a combination known as the Queen’s jam in Finland, although we don’t have a queen. We do have a female president, but as conservative as it may seem, I don’t think that President’s muffins sound nearly as appetizing as Queen’s muffins do. These are […]

Finnish Delights: Berry and Fruit Marmalade Confections

Marmalade confections are very popular in Finland around Christmas, and they’re naturally vegan – what could beat that as Christmas gifts for friends and family. My family isn’t religious at all, but Christmas is my favorite holiday, traditionally celebrated in Finland at the time of year when the darkest day of the year had passed. […]

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie

This pie practically melts in the mouth, I haven’t baked anything near this good for a long while. We use a lot of plain soy yogurt in cooking, but there is only one really good brand sold in Finland, called Alpro. Their organic plain yogurt is not sweetened and it is pretty thick and tangy, […]