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Harvest Time: Apple Butter Cooking

Harvest Time: Apple Butter Cooking

I fell in love with Apple Butter the day I tasted it two years ago. Its like apple sauce, but has a lovely reddish colour to it (depending on the apples) and a spicier taste. Its great on toast and on top of porridge. Last […]

Retrofood: Beef-Macaroni Casserole

Retrofood: Beef-Macaroni Casserole

There are days when some retro foods come to mind and then you just have to have it. Our cantine at work is doing retro themed autumn menu right now and it got me thinking of all the good things that I have eaten years […]

Quinotto – Quick and Easy Weekday “Risotto”

Quinotto – Quick and Easy Weekday “Risotto”

Here is my take on a very easy weekday risotto with quinoa. Simple ingredients. Combining my favourite flavors. For some reason I have always loved canned tuna. Its very versatile and easy to store. I know some people might not like canned tuna, but give […]

The Slow Cooking Love

The Slow Cooking Love

I am so much in love with my slow cooker. I made a Red Wine Braised Roast Beef stew today and it was delicious. I can’t get over the fact that this device hasn’t made it to any other countries as a regular cooking method […]

Avocado-Shrimp Cocktail

Avocado-Shrimp Cocktail

I guess there are as many versions of the shrimp cocktail as there are cooks, but my absolute favourite is this one. One avocado halved, stone removed and then the dent filled with mayonaise and small alaskan shrimps. It’s so easy and quick to prepare, […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

So I had half a butternut squash in my fridge from the tajine and needed to do something with it. I remember my mother having made a roasted butternut squash soup twice last year. She told me how difficult it had been the first time […]

Converstions from Metric to Imperial

Converstions from Metric to Imperial

In this age of modern technology and all these wonderful food and cooking sites and blogs its sometimes very frustrating to try to cook. Though my smartphone has a conversion apps, its not always the most handy thing to try to follow. Especially if your […]

Simple Tuna Sauce for Pasta

Simple Tuna Sauce for Pasta

 I always keep tuna cans at home because I just love tuna in its every form. This sauce is a real delice, its easy, its fast, and did I mention it tastes great? 🙂 Try it and fall in love with it!  

Breakfast in Paris

Breakfast in Paris

I visited a dear friend of mine who lives near Paris few days ago.  I always look forward to the pastries that you can buy from a French Boulangerie. Even though I was not a big fan of the Macaron, once I got to taste a […]