Chicken and Cauliflower Gyros,well almost Gyros..

I made a New Years promise for myself ,to try to cook healthy whole foods this year. Plan is to make dinner plan for whole week, in rder to save time and money. Today I cooked new version from Greek  Gyros. I used Cauliflower, spinach,chicken and feta cheese. Pita bread was ready bought, but my intention is…

Zucchini and Chicken Alfredo bake

I love to cook casseroles. They are great when you have family like mine that we hardly have time to eat together during the week. Hubby works long days and me and Kiddo eat always earlier than him. Normal pasta foods go kind of soggy after you have cooked them but casseroles.. Well in my…

Shepherd’s pie from pumpkin

Rain..And bit more rain.. True fall day today.Gray and wet,yach! Punkins..Jep…I hope you are not fed up with my pumpkin hype yet because this will go on still for a while. I need soul food today.Something with spices,hot comforting stuff.I wanted to try how pumpkin would work in Shepherd’s Pie.. Pumpkins are all over the…

Pumpkin-Potato Spätzle and Rosemary Roasted Chicken Breasts

Spätzle is bit like pasta or noodles. It use to be poor man’s food. Eaten high up in the alps during the winter months.You had your stables of fat,milk,eggs,flour,ham and cheese. Traditional recipe is just flour,milk,eggs,salt and whole thing is being served with Bergkäse (heavy and strong-tasting Austrian cheese) on top and some fried onion.Heavy…

Savoury pie with Heirloom tomatoes, Jamon Serrano and four cheeses..

Tomatoes here tomatoes there..And they all are ripening at the same time. Never the less there’s nothing better than home-grown tomatoes.Sweet and tasty. I cooked today wonderful savoury pie using those tomatoes.Bit different than usual, because tomatoes on top are uncooked. Perfect for lunch,picnic or when you need something savoury but not so heavy food…

BBQ day..Swordfish Cuban style served with Peach Salsa Sauce

I have been raving about our villages farmers market.Too much already,I think so..But I love the place and I am happy to do as much as of my food shopping there as I can. Couple of weeks ago I discovered new fish dealer there. Biggest problem till now what I have had, has been how…

Korean style BBQ chicken wrapped in lettuce

Hot summer days.You do not feel really hungry but something small and fast to eat would be nice? Well this is the recipe for that! This dish has become one our family’s favourite lunch dishes. It it also great for Picnics or for kids parties. Kids love to eat with their fingers and with this…

Juhannus and Flamed Salmon,New Potatoes and Chanterelle Sauce

So it is Juhannnus? I am in Austria, and here, no one celebrates midsummer solstice.I spent my day, on Friday, sitting outside on our sauna terrace, and making “Vihta’s” for the winter.     They will be used in sauna on special occasion, to bathe.Something crazy that we Finns do in sauna.We beat ourselves with…

Testing out recipes from Pinterest.Greetings from experimental kitchen!

You all have seen those brilliant ideas in Pinterest or those videos which are titled: “She did …… you won’t believe what happened?” things… Yeah,me too, and I have been wondering if they really work. I tried a couple of those recipes from two different videos. First one is stuffed hamburger cups. Looks simple enough.And I…

Tortillas and pulled BBQ chicken

There are days when you just need comfort food, no matter what! This continuous rain which we have been having in Austria now for one week is getting on my nerves! Tortillas are one of those foods for me.You can eat them with your fingers, and fill them the way you like. I have been making usually the…