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Carrot Almond Spread with Sage

Carrots and almonds go so very well together, as do fresh sage leaves and garlic. My purpose was to make a spread that we could have for breakfast on rye bread, and it came out exactly how I wanted: cooking the garlic mellowed down its sharpness, and the overall taste is pretty mild and buttery, […]

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 […]

Smokey Tofu Spread with Sage

This spread was part of our May Day picnic. It gets its deep flavor from liquid smoke and fresh sage, and goes especially well with a bread that has a lot of flavor of its own – like the dried Finnish sour rye bread pictured below. The recipe is very easy and quick to make, […]

Roasted Bell Pepper and Sunflower Seed Hummus

I have visited the US a few times, and one of the things I miss most is that the supermarkets carry hummus and baba ghannouj in a number of flavors – my favorite being the roasted red bell pepper. Lately the bigger supermarkets in Finland have started carrying one brand of Swedish hummus that is […]

Spicy Sunflower Seed Spread

This is another take on Mihl’s sunflower seed spread, but this time we seasoned it with sundried tomatoes, harissa, and parsley. Really good and spicy, this goes well with potato bread and alfalfa sprouts like in the photo, and is even better with Finnish rye bread. With all the seasonings, this doesn’t have as much […]