desserts / deserti / jälkiruoat

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

appetizer / predjelo / alkuruoka · breakfast / doručak / aamiainen

Brunch blini / Brunssi blinejä

The blini culture has made its way to the streets of Helsinki and many restaurants here offer thick, buttery, crunchy blini served with fish roe. We’ve been lucky to indulge in them quite a lot this past winter, but this recipe is for a completely different kind of blini. Perfect for a weekend brunch, these… Continue reading Brunch blini / Brunssi blinejä

veggie / povrće / kasvis

Mushroom and rucola risotto / Rižoto od gljiva i rukole / Sieni ja rukola risotto

Risotto has a really bad reputation as a home-cooked dish, which is a shame because it’s one of the fastest and most versatile dishes in our kitchen. We’ve been using Jamie Oliver’s recipe for a basic risotto for years and there are really only a few steps you have to follow to make it perfect… Continue reading Mushroom and rucola risotto / Rižoto od gljiva i rukole / Sieni ja rukola risotto

fish / riba / kala · soup / juha / keitto

Finnish salmon soup with easy bread / Finska juha od lososa i brzi kruh / Lohikeitto ja helppo leipä

This soup is a Finnish classic and has made a come-back on the culinary scene recently. It features ingredients that were staples in the earlier Nordic kitchen and has that special something, with the pink salmon cubes and bright orange carrots floating in a creamy broth. It is a great way to warm up during… Continue reading Finnish salmon soup with easy bread / Finska juha od lososa i brzi kruh / Lohikeitto ja helppo leipä