desserts / deserti / jälkiruoat

Finnish Cinnamon Buns / Finska peciva s cimetom / Korvapuustit

These cinnamon buns are as Finnish as it gets; they can be found in cafes all over Finland, usually with a big advertisement reading “Kahvia ja pulla”, translated coffee and buns. Finland consistently ranks first in amount of coffee consumed per person, and with all that coffee there needs to be a sweet accompaniment. Enter… Continue reading Finnish Cinnamon Buns / Finska peciva s cimetom / Korvapuustit

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Faux ice cream / Lažni sladoled / Erilainen jäätelö

    Here in the Tilli & Ružmarin kitchen, we like our ice cream spooned on top of almost anything. We don’t have an ice cream machine and buying the ice cream from the store always makes us feel a bit naughty, so we usually think of it as a special treat. Banana ice cream has been… Continue reading Faux ice cream / Lažni sladoled / Erilainen jäätelö

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Grandma’s Finnish Blueberry Pie / Pita od borovnica finske bake / Isoäidin Mustikkapiirakka

Nostalgia is a wonderful thing, especially experienced through food. A slice of this blueberry pie brings Tilli right back to his childhood summers in Finland, sitting around a table with his family in the midnight sun while enjoying fresh baked treats from grandma. The grandparents’ summerhouse is in the town of Ii, close to Oulu, a city just a… Continue reading Grandma’s Finnish Blueberry Pie / Pita od borovnica finske bake / Isoäidin Mustikkapiirakka

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Summer Rhubarb Pie / Ljetna pita od rabarbare / Kesäinen Raparperipiirakka

The summer is at the wonderful point when the garden is full of ripe fruits and vegetables. Ružmarin’s parents have an amazing garden that keeps our stomachs full and puts smiles on our faces, plus we love eating something we picked on the same day. This recipe is perfect to enjoy on a beautiful summer… Continue reading Summer Rhubarb Pie / Ljetna pita od rabarbare / Kesäinen Raparperipiirakka

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Raspberry Summer Pie / Ljetna pita od malina / Kesäinen vadelmapiirakka

A few weeks ago, Helsinki weather gave us a warm and sunny glimpse of the summer. However, that did not last very long and to beckon the sunshine back we decided to bake the ultimate summer pie. This vibrant and fresh pie is for those who love the sour flavor, so taste the filling before baking and adjust… Continue reading Raspberry Summer Pie / Ljetna pita od malina / Kesäinen vadelmapiirakka

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Čupavci / Lamingtons / Pörröiset

Hanging out on a regular weeknight, it’s late and cold and there’s football on TV. Ružmarin: “I’m feeling bad (sick/homesick/cold/sleepy/whiny/…)” Tilli: “What do you wanna do about it?” Ružmarin: “If I start on the čupavci batter, will you coat them during half-time?” (both smacking our lips) They’re so good! We promise it’s not one of… Continue reading Čupavci / Lamingtons / Pörröiset