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Glögi – Spiced Drink for December

Glögi is the Finnish equivalent of mulled wine, and before Christmas its readymade incarnations start to appear in the stores – some with alcohol, but most without. I find them usually way too sugary, and that’s why I always thought that I just don’t care for the drink that much. It wasn’t until this weekend […]

Chipotle Black-Eyed Peas

This was a quick and easy Saturday lunch I cooked in half an hour. I’ve blogged about chipotle black-eyed peas before, but this time the dish was a lot simpler and not a bit less yummy! I don’t know if canned whole chipotles are available in Finland – we’re lucky to get them from a […]

Chocolate Peanut Blondies

These can well be my new favorite sweet treat – the batter itself bakes into a fudgy center and caramelized edges, and the occasional bite into super-dark chocolate balances out the sugary experience. I use white whole wheat flour all the time now that it’s finally available here, and it works very nicely in heavier […]

Chard Chips

One of the things we’ve been growing in our garden this year has been Swiss Chard. Usually we put it in a stew like the Tunisian-style dish that Anni blogged about before, but this time we wanted to try something different. Many people have been blogging about kale chips, so we figured why not try […]

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 […]