Lamb shank, creamy garlic potatoes and fresh salad

Lamb shank, creamy garlic potatoes and fresh salad

Any food made of lamb is loved in many countries, especially at Easter. I can quite well remember that in Finland there were only a few days time to get any lamb in stores before Easter. Meat was domestic, of course, and it was sold fresh, and so it is even nowadays: you can get fresh domestic lamb meat only at Easter. There is lamb meat on sale in stores all around the year, but it is usually frozen or vacuum packed and imported from New Zealand. Continue reading “Lamb shank, creamy garlic potatoes and fresh salad”

Rosemary potatoes

Rosemary potatoes

Sometime last summer I found a recipe for coriander potatoes. Cooked potatoes were rolled in yoghurt spiced with coriander. For some reason I didn’t like them at all and the potatoes were left uneaten. At first I thought that I would never try anything like this again, but nothing ventured, nothing gained as the saying goes. Continue reading “Rosemary potatoes”

Very tasty potato salad

Very tasty potato salad

In Finland Frankfurters with potato salad have belonged to New Year’s celebration for quite a long time – if not as a main meal but more like a late night dish when the party continues into the small hours of the night. Formerly Frankfurters used to be a special and expensive delicacy of the upper class people and it mostly belonged to two  festive occasions: New Year and the 1st of May. Continue reading “Very tasty potato salad”

Oven baked salmon with garlic potato cakes

Oven baked salmon with garlic potato cakes

There is nothing very special to say about this fish, except that in all its simplicity it’s really tasty. This salmon is just an ordinary oven baked salmon, which is why it has been seasoned with sea salt and with plenty of black, green and rose peppers. Continue reading “Oven baked salmon with garlic potato cakes”

Baked garlic potato wedges

Baked garlic potato wedges

Very easy and quick way to make tasty potatoes to be served with meat, fish or poultry. You can make these potato wedges with or without garlic – if the dish otherwise contains very strong flavors or plenty of garlic, it’s better to only season the potatoes with salt. A matter of taste as always, as is adding any kind of herbs. Continue reading “Baked garlic potato wedges”

Oven baked potatoes with herbs

Oven baked potatoes with herbs

Potatoes are really nice root vegetables, much due to the infinite number of delicious dishes and side dishes you can make from them. No matter which way you prepare them they are always good, not to mention cheap and easy to make. Simply one of the best inventions in the world – the potato!   Continue reading “Oven baked potatoes with herbs”