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Walnut Cookies

Walnuts, vanilla and raw brown sugar melted into nice caramel flavor in these cookies. These nutty treats are rather soft and a little crisp on the bottom right after baking, perfect with a cup of tea and snow falling silently outside our window. Helsinki has tons of snow right now, but the weather forecasts say […]

Walnut Tomato Spelt Bread

This recipe is a variation on my recipe for Olive Tomato Bread, I just made a few alterations to the ingredients. I love this bread – it’s very satisfying and packed with flavor. Spelt flour and walnuts gave the bread a very nice texture, and I developed a topping that really makes sunflower seeds stick […]

Walnut Tofu Quiche

We baked this pie Sunday evening, when neither of us felt like having real dinner. I often make savory pies that are based on a puréed tofu filling, but haven’t thought about walnuts in this context before. Their deep flavor paired perfectly with the sweetness of the fried onions and the tangy lemon juice. The […]

Apple Pie Muffins

I occasionally get serious apple cravings, but because of my allergies, I can’t have raw apples. That’s when I have to start baking, and these muffins definitely satisfied my apple tooth: they are both filled and topped with yummy apple cubes. Walnuts, cinnamon, and a hint of ginger added a wintery spiciness to these soft […]

Queen’s Oat and Spelt Muffins

These muffins are filled with jam made of raspberries and blueberries, a combination known as the Queen’s jam in Finland, although we don’t have a queen. We do have a female president, but as conservative as it may seem, I don’t think that President’s muffins sound nearly as appetizing as Queen’s muffins do. These are […]