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”
Once again I’ve been busy with the food pages published every Thursday in Helsingin Sanomat. As said already before I’m not quite sure if the recipes in this newspaper are better than those published in other ones, or if it is simply an easy approach since my husband usually reads Helsingin Sanomat from cover to cover. When he has finished the paper he always brings me the food pages, and more often than not asks whether we could try one of the recipes because it seems so delicious. Continue reading “Lambkin roast with “French fries” made of Halloumi”
As I already mentioned in my previous post about grilling, the weather has been a blessing in the sense that it has been possible to enjoy our meals in the shade of a huge maple tree. Although I can not help feeling pity for my garden drying up in spite of all the watering and for the raspberry bushes being full of unripe small berries, which are in danger of withering. Continue reading “Broiler thin cutlets and halloumi slices wrapped in zucchini”
Raw salted whitefish and mushroom salad: such a lovely combination, such a good reason to eat a little too much!
There appears to be no exact equivalent in English for the Finnish word “graavi”, which we use here. It means something like “raw fish seasoned overnight with salt and spices”. Continue reading “Raw salted whitefish, halloumi and mushroom salad”
Pork escalopes is a very quick dish to make. Just a few minutes in a hot pan and they’re done… if you do not feel a need to marinate them.
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This was my first attempt with these little green bell peppers – as a matter of fact I haven’t even seen anything similar in stores before. These peppers are imported from Spain and are called Pimientos de Padron. Nice little delicacies and very quick to make. Good when served on the side of meat or poultry. Continue reading “Small grill bell peppers and halloumi”
Vegetable salads get a whole new flavor when you add just a couple of new ingredients: in this case those changes come through roasted halloumi and roasted pine nuts. Continue reading “Salad with halloumi and pine nuts”