Creamy Pecorino Garlic and Chantarelle Pasta

Last school week started. My hands are full of work. Preparing for school ending party,doing teachers gifts etc. I bakes some oat strawberry cookies. Well hell..And managed to burn half of the patch in the baking process! As my hubby says: “Burned crispy bits are very important nutritional croup!” Kiddo’s teacher gets a bottle of…

Pasta Caprese / Mozzarella-tomaatti pasta

My garden is starting to bear its fruits. I harvested today first heirloom tomatoes. This is a very simple and refreshing recipe from my good friend from Italy. All you need is tomatoes,mozzarella, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper…As always,I never ever stay with given recipe. Temptation to throw in some lovely herbs,, from my…

Lemony Asparagus Pasta and Parmesan Chicken

I am still on my asparagus trip but it is starting to wear off. Almost moth eating pasta has taken its toll. But this is one of my new favorites and Kiddo loves it. This pasta is dead easy to make and fast. It will be a real crowd pleaser also. Simple, yet elegant in…

Mac & Cheese

Spring means for me busy time outside. Cleaning the garden and planting the things. Cursing voles and moles, and the damage they have done in my garden during the winter time. This also means that I do not have time for fancy and time consuming cooking,so I tend to do lots of soups and casaroles….

Avocado Pasta and Turmenic Spiced Shrimps

Today has been busy day,I hardly had time to think what to cook, because there’s new baby on the block. My neighbor brought little baby girl in the world this morning, and I am all exited for her, and anxious to see little Diana Katharina 😍 Excitement aside,family needed feeding! This is my favorite avocado…

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…

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…

Wood Garlic risotto with shrimps (and other shenanigans)

It has been one of those days when WTF?? has been my first thought.. This being one of them. I am used to all kind of disturbances, but it always makes me wonder a bit, when I hear :” Booot-bo-boot-koot-ko-koo”, behind my kitchen window, because I do not have chicken! I do not have anything…

Gnocchi with Wood Garlic Pesto and Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Continuing with Wood Garlic saga…  I guess I am overdoing it little ,but don’t worry it will ware out soon. I spent whole morning in the kitchen today, and I had fun! Lunch turned out to be good, even though I almost managed to have green walls. Yeah,idiot me opened blender lid bit too early…..