Pasta sauce with chicken and pork loin slices

Pasta sauce with chicken and pork loin slices

The differences between various sauces is usually very slight, but it can still be quite remarkable. Just adding or changing  one or two ingredients means a lot for the final result. So, though I sometimes feel like I am repeating myself with all my pasta sauces, they are still different each in their own way. Continue reading “Pasta sauce with chicken and pork loin slices”

Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan

Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan

Record breaking scorcher continues unabated and so does grilling. It’s just impossible to make any food in our hot kitchen and so we still make everything outdoors. Continue reading “Minced meat and smoked bacon risotto baked in Muurikka griddle pan”

Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat

Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat

What on earth happened? I thought I was making just a relatively everyday minced meat risotto, which has always been very tasty. This one though turned out to be something so delicious that I possibly haven’t eaten such a good risotto ever before. Continue reading “Risotto made of melon, boletes, jalapenos and minced meat”

Lasagne with meat and boletes – gluten free

Lasagne with meat and boletes – gluten free

Lasagne is a traditional Italian food which has been a great favorite in our family for years. I haven’t made it for the past few years since I’ve been a bit suspicious of the tastiness of gluten free lasagne sheets. Most of the gluten free pastas are quite tough even cooked and I have been afraid of making a somewhat “hard” lasagne. Continue reading “Lasagne with meat and boletes – gluten free”

Pasta sauce made of tomatoes, shrimps and mussels

Pasta sauce made of tomatoes, shrimps and mussels

If you ask my husband and my youngest daughter what kind of pasta we should make they practically always wish for this one, their all time favourite. And why not, it is a very tasty dish – so let’s skip all the elaborate stories and make some sauce. Continue reading “Pasta sauce made of tomatoes, shrimps and mussels”

Pizza dough, tomato sauce and some toppings

Pizza dough, tomato sauce and some toppings

With all gluten free doughs the flour causes some difficulties and they may be a bit hard to make properly the very first time, but there is a trick to succeed making them – use generous amounts of oil to make the dough easy to handle. You really can’t taste or feel the oil in the final result. Continue reading “Pizza dough, tomato sauce and some toppings”

Pasta sauce with chicken, melon and prawns

Pasta sauce with chicken, melon and prawns

That big, fat fellow called Piel de Sapo was calling out from our fridge: “Please, try me! Try to use me in some other way, not only in your salads!” Why not, I thought, and because this melon variety isn’t too sweet and the texture is very solid, so baking or simmering it shouldn’t be a problem. Continue reading “Pasta sauce with chicken, melon and prawns”