Tag Archives: smoked paprika

Pörkölt

This is a classic Hungarian stew. Many people would actually call this a goulash, but a Hungarian goulash is actually more soup-like. See the definitions of goulash and pörkölt in Wikipedia if you’re interested to know more. I’m not making any claims to authenticity with this recipe, but from what I’ve understood, what makes pörkölt […]

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 […]

Smoky Chick Pea Spread

I originally set out to do a smoky kind of hummus, but the end result was not very hummus-like, so I’m calling it a spread instead. It turned out pretty good and it works perfectly on top of white or dark bread. We had it for breakfast with some rye bread, as you can see […]

Caraway Tofu with Spicy Potato Wedges

The idea for this dish came from Antonio Tabucchi’s book Requiem. In one scene, the protagonist dines with a dead friend of his in a restaurant, and they are having sarrabulho, a traditional Portuguese meat dish. While eating, they are discussing how the meat is marinated in some white wine, caraway, garlic, and olive oil. […]

Spicy Potato Rösti

Rösti is a Swiss potato pancake, and in its most simple form, a rösti recipe only has grated potatoes as an ingredient. I added a little flour to keep my rösti together and a sweet apple to counterbalance the spiciness of chili, onion, garlic, and thyme. Delicious! As a side dish, this recipe makes plenty […]