Tag Archives: coconut

Cayenne Nut Squares

We really loved these spicy treats: they are simple to make and packed with flavor. Somehow the addition of chili in sweet things makes them more satisfying, and a smaller bite is needed to satisfy my sweet tooth – the advantage being that one batch lasts longer. And these treats actually even improved in the […]

Cocoa-Coconut Cookies with Nutmeg and Currants

I can’t believe how quickly the first half of November went this year! I caught a cough, we were both busy with work, and suddenly I noticed it wasn’t October anymore… But I also love how time decides to jump ahead sometimes, as confusing as it is – it’s a good reminder of how little […]

Coco Rosie Cookies

I named these cookies after a band, but there’s also a whole history of trial and error behind the recipe. I have been making rosewater cookies for many weeks, using different flours: almond meal, spelt flour, whole wheat flour, and oat flour, among others. This last batch was definitely best of all I’ve baked so […]

Chokladbollar

Chokladbollar are a Swedish delicacy, and we’ve noticed on our trips to Stockholm that they’re available at almost every grocery and coffeehouse over there. They are often vegan, and boy are they delicious! I envy Swedes for their abundance of chokladbollar, since although a certain brand of them is sold in some Finnish supermarkets, they […]

Coconutty Apricot Cake with Raspberry Sauce

This cake was soft and moist and full of sweet coconut flavor, beautifully counterbalanced by the tart raspberry sauce made with only two ingredients: frozen berries and agave syrup. This cake was especially good right after baking, steeped in the raspberry sauce, but went well on its own with a cup of tea on the […]