Jalapeno and Cheddar bread

One of my friends from US posted a picture of lovely Jalapeno Cheddar bread that she had bought. You think I can get something like that here? No ! So what to do? My friend took a photo from the ingredients list and I started experimenting. First time try resulted in quite lame tasting bread,…

Finnish Rye bread

Is there anything more Finnish, than sourdough rye bread?  I do not think so. There is a lot of writings, about rye bread. In my opinion, real one comes from Finland ,where I come from. Finns are particularly crazy about 100% rye bread: it contains coarse rye flour, salt and water, starter and sometimes some…

Rye Pot Bread

Rye bread,smell  of just baked rye bread is floating in my house! There is a popular misconception that you have to get complicated about rye flour. Not so. You don’t need sourdough, you don’t need molasses, you don’t need oil. You just need the usual four suspects (flour, water, salt, yeast) to make a completely…

Potato and Pumpkin Seed Tea Breads

I have always leftover food and I hate to throw food away! I had some leftover mash potato from the weekend,that I had to get rid off somehow.I went trough my old recipes and stumbled on this one.This is a very simple and fast recipe to make. It is one of the first recipes,which kids…

Pumpkin dinner rolls

Today it happened..Hubby told me that he cannot take anymore anything that has something to do with pumpkin.He is suffering from pumpkin overdose 😀 So this will be maybe my last pumpkin recipe this fall. I cooked pulled pork today and we had pulled pork sandwiches as lunch. I served it with these dinner rolls.I…

Hamburger Sunday..

Sunday was lazy day in our household.Hubby came back from his business trip from US,on saturday morning, so the theme in our house was Jet Lag. I was not in much of the mood to cook anything fancy. Since grill season is in full swing, I decided to make hamburgers. With the burger patties I…

Cauliflower breads

I made for us on easter lamb chops which were served with cauliflower parmesan wood garlic mash and of course there were some left overs.. I knew neither of my men would eat it if I would reheat it. I had to figure out something to with it. We have in Finland simple potato bread…

Easy Spelt Bread and creamy Wood Garlic soup

Wood garlic season, or Bärlauch, as it is called here in Austria has started! Nice, big leafs all over the forest to be harvested. I went to pick up some Bärlauch earlier this week, and now I will use this wonderful herb in my cooking’s during the weekend. Every year when season starts first thing what…