Tag Archives: cashew

Tofu Cashew Croquettes

Cashews and tofu got mashed with lemon grass, fresh mint and a hint of chili, then fried until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside – no wonder these were gone in mere seconds! This batch serves 2 people as a snack or a starter – I have a feeling that next time […]

Chocolate Bark with Sugar-Coated Nuts and Spices

This was our Valentine’s treat – simple yet still somehow festive. We don’t own a candy thermometer so tempering chocolate or finding the perfect caramelization point are out of bounds, making the choice of homemade candy somewhat limited around here. Luckily the simple elegance of a drop of chocolate speckled by crushed pink peppercorns is […]

Beet Cauliflower Soup

We needed a quick and effortless supper on Sunday, since I had a mean flu and Heikki was hurrying to meet some friends. I decided to resort to my trusted veggie soup recipe, but instead of carrots I used lovely beets and the cauliflower that had been sitting in our fridge for a day or […]

Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Soup

I paired cauliflower with sweet potato in this smooth soup, and added coconut milk and garam masala to give it a gentle spiciness. I also caramelized a bunch of cashews to go with the soup – they gave it a nice contrasting texture and a cinnamony element of sweetness, and we ended up with a […]

Spicy Stir-Steamed Broccoli with Cashews

I made this as a light lunch for myself, and it was so good that the recipe is definitely going to appear as a side dish for a larger audience. Steamed broccoli is great, and stir-steamed broccoli is even greater – it’s a quick method that gives pleasantly crispy results. Simply seasoned with nothing more […]