Zucchini and halloumi patties with smetana sauce

Zucchini and halloumi patties with smetana sauce

Once again my darling old spouse brought me a new recipe with all the ingredients needed for making food out of them. He asked if we could try it. And forced I was, because the ingredients were already purchased and the recipe was quite interesting and easy to make. Continue reading “Zucchini and halloumi patties with smetana sauce”

Oven-baked Rosamunda potatoes

Oven-baked Rosamunda potatoes

The original recipe is from the blog lautasellinen rakkautta.fi. On that site the author mentions that her family values, loves and treats potatoes with great passion and that on their table potatoes could be served even every single day.

I absolutely do agree: one never gets bored with potatoes and they indeed can be made in so many different ways. For example oven-baked potatoes, cooked potatoes, potato wedges, garlic potatoes, röstis, mashed potatoes, casseroles and French fries. Each of them can be varied with herbs, spices or other ingredients. Continue reading “Oven-baked Rosamunda potatoes”

Ossobuco

Ossobuco

Ossobuco is an Italian dish, originally from Milano. Ossobuco or osso bucco is italian and means “bone with a hole”, a reference to the marrow hole at the centre of the cross-cut veal shank. Most often this dish is specifically made of veal shank, but you can also use pork or reindeer.

Traditional ways of seasoning include tomatoes, carrots, celery stalks, parsley, thyme, onion, garlic, parsley, lemon juice, wine, salt and pepper. Anyhow,  you can by all means use more herbs to your taste, just as I have done. Continue reading “Ossobuco”

Pepper steak and French fries

Pepper steak and French fries

There used to be one cat and a lot of mice in this house. The cat didn’t like beef and because of that there was no beef served at the table, only when the cat was away. Nowadays neither cat nor many mice are living here – just one beef loving mouse who could make beef steaks just as much as she likes. And it wouldn’t even be too expensive because one mouse can’t eat very much, even though she loves beef tenderloins and sirloins more than anything. Continue reading “Pepper steak and French fries”