Tag Archives: potato

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 […]

Hazelnut Mashed Potatoes with Rosé Pepper

If there’s one dish that reminds me of my childhood, it’s mashed potatoes. We always had a simple version at home, that I enjoyed with a dab of butter that melted and transformed into a lake on top of the potato mountain… I also have a vivid memory of a dinner I had at my […]

Balsamico Roasted Vegetables

The simple act of adding balsamic vinegar to vegetables before roasting takes their flavors to a completely new dimension. The vinegar loses its acidity in the oven, and enhances the sweet flavors of the root vegetables. We got our monthly supply of organic flours and vegetables on Friday evening, delivered to our door by my […]

Tomato and Potato Pizzas with a Spelty Crust

We baked these pizzas in celebration of snow that finally came to Helsinki on Tuesday – it had been raining water since before Christmas. Watching the snow flakes fall from the sky while devouring a homemade pizza and a bottle of German beer, all in the warmth of our home, is just about as good […]