Tuesday Tastes 04/2017

or Creamy cauliflower soup (in 20 minutes!) In August 2015, the food hall (Herkku) of Stockmann's department store introduced their 20 minute meals *. The idea is pretty simple, 3 recipes per week and one dedicated refrigerator & shelf with ALL of the ingredients you need to make these three dishes. The beauty of the recipes is that... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Tastes 03/2017

Mr. 17 is working very hard to convince us that a vegan diet is the way to go. Myself, I'm not so convinced, I am very fond of butter with my vegemite toast đŸ™‚ and let's not forget the world of cheese! Still we are definitely eating less meat this year. Enter HĂ€rkis! One of a few new... Continue Reading →

Wow! This little gem of an ad appeared in my Facebook feed this morning. Not quite sure why I'm now being targeted as a possible green card applicant... Ready to make the move and build a new life in the US? Well no, not really. I'm quite happy living in Finland. I'd be more than happy... Continue Reading →

I'm told it was the bear. My worst fear - the bear went feral and attacked the dog... organ transplant has so far been unsuccessful and the dog hangs on by a thread...

Tuesday Tastes 02/2017

Blinis, buckwheat blinis!  There is something magical about blinis. I'm not sure if it's the buckwheat flour that gives them a lovely grainy texture or because the batter uses yeast and yoghurt and sits for at least a day fermenting or is it the topping of delicate fish roe and thick sour cream with a... Continue Reading →

For my Names challenge posting I presented the dog tags and asked the question - which dog belongs to which tag? Now is the big reveal - Noa has the paw print and Perry has the bone! I have spent the last two days trying to manipulate dogs and tags to be all facing the... Continue Reading →

A new (hopefully) regular posting on food - it might be what we're eating, or things we're not eating anymore or anything else food related that takes my fancy. As a parent I believe one of the most important roles we have is to ensure our children have the tools they need to face the world.... Continue Reading →

I made a bet that I was sure I was going to win. Namely that The Engineer would not utter anything in Thai whilst we were in Thailand. Mr. 17 bet against me. At stake - our dinner options for a week. I figured I was safe, and we would eat normally - a bit of... Continue Reading →

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