A bit ago I got two cat-sized zucchinis for free. The person who I got them from did ask if I even have any use for such large zucchinis, but I assured him that I am sure I’ll use them one way or another. I had no idea that cat-sized truly meant cat-sized – if not even bigger. Length almost half a meter and the thickest part 36 cm around. Even the smaller one of the two weighed over 2 kilograms. I have never before seen this big zucchini. Nonetheless, they were very firm and delicious. continue reading
Moussaka or musaka is a very popular traditional food in the entire Balkans area, though it is primarily associated with Greek cuisine. This so-called potato moussaka has found its way to our kitchen from Bulgaria. Continue reading
Scampi are really delicious when baked with garlic, butter, parsley and dill.
Scallops are really delicious when baked with garlic, butter, parsley and dill. Continue reading
Strawberry cheesecake is very suitable for all kinds of summer festivities. I rather use fresh strawberries because they are more aromatic than frozen ones. Which means I usually make this cake during strawberry season. Continue reading “Strawberry cheesecake” →
I have written about a “poison” with great health benefits earlier. This new version came to be when I noticed that I have a spruce growing in my garden and I could collect the tips for later use.
Continue reading “Health drink 2.” →
Few weeks ago I published a recipe for tuna salad in my blog. Now in turn I made a quite similar salad from chicken. As I earlier said in the case of tuna salad, this kind of filling, easy-to-make and eaten cold salad fits very well together with warm summer days. Continue reading “Chicken salad” →
When a little pug puppy joined us a few months ago we bought him some tuna to use as a part of his meals. Then it came to mind that we could of course eat it as well and not only serve it as dog food. Continue reading “Tuna salad” →
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” →
These cupcakes are really tasty, though they do not look as pretty. Fortunately it has nothing to do with the taste. Cakes rise in the oven the way they want to and there are always some bulges in the middle. Continue reading “Gluten free coffee cupcakes” →
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” →