Tag Archives: snack

Our Favorite Pop Corn

This is how we love our pop corn: with a fiery heat from chili powder, a nice acidic bite from the amchoor, a bit of smokey paprika, a dash of nutritional yeast, and a pinch of salt. These flavors just combine so very well that a bowl of pop corn never lasts very long around here. The […]

Cocoa Granola with Soy Flakes

There’s been a bag of soy flakes in our cupboard for a while now waiting for us to find a good use for them. The package says they can be consumed as is, but they are really pretty bland in flavor. As it happens I’ve been meaning to make granola so this seemed like a […]

Quinoa Lentil Curry Pies

There’s an Indian grocery around the corner where we solely shop for the best home-made samosas in Helsinki. Those little pies are so good that we sometimes buy a whole bunch of them to serve at family parties and such, usually exhausting their stock with a single purchase. And after having just a few bites […]

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 […]

Farinata

Farinata is one of the must-try dishes I’ve had in mind for a long time. I saw it for the first time in some French or Italian movie, and was intrigued: I hadn’t realized that chick pea flour was used in traditional Southern European cooking. The southeastern French and the northern Italians apparently both have […]