Easy Two Ingredient Almond Paste

almond paste

Ready made almond paste is not available in every super market. Marzipan may be easier to find, which is basically the same thing. Almond paste is just slightly more coarse than marzipan. [Read more…]

Finnish Pulla buns recipe

Finnish Pulla Ready to Eat

Finnish Pulla Ready to Eat

This is the basic recipe for what we Finns call “pulla”. I can tell you, there are not many smells that beat the smell of freshly baked pulla. We make many variations of pulla: plain pulla, cinnamon pulla and vanilla pulla, just to mention a few.

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Sun-dried tomato and olive bread

Sun-­‐-dried tomato and olive bread

Another of Dave Thom’s fabulous Bread / Loaf Recipes which the grand Scotsman of Accies support fame has made available to us. Simple and majestic [Read more…]

Rabbit ala Robin

Rabbit ala Robin

Our son had decided on and wanted to cook us rabbit for dinner for the past few weeks. And last night his wish came true, this after a raw rabbit had been purchased at the local supermarket. [Read more…]

Best pizza recipe

Best Pizza Recipe

Best Pizza Recipe

Best Pizza – We have tried many pizza dough recipes over the years but when we found this one a few years ago and we have  stuck with it. It makes a nice crispy base – just how we like it. It takes time to make pizza from scratch but it is definitely worth it.  This amount makes 4 baking tray sized pizzas, and the best thing is that there will always be pizza left over – next day’s lunch already done. [Read more…]

Friday Tex-Mex

Tex-Mex Tortilla

Tex-Mex Tortilla

Friday Tex-Mex: We all love Fridays, it is definitely the best day of the week. At the end of the working week, on Friday evenings we like to treat ourselves with something nice. Quite often it is tex-mex food as everyone in the family loves it and it is quite simple quick to prepare. [Read more…]

Berry Muffins recipe


The kids are itchy and the weather is disturbed. Time to bring delight into the home and provide a shine via the baking of Muffins. Berry Muffins no less. What follows is recipe even a child can make. Enjoy

This recipe makes 20-25 small muffins. It is a simple recipe, and can easily be made with the help of the little ones. Mine love berries and the muffins quickly disappeared in the mouths of the children.
You need:
100 g butter, left to soften in the room temperature
1 ½ dl sugar
4 eggs
5 dl plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla sugar
1 dl milk or buttermilk
2 dl fresh or frozen berries (e.g. blueberries or raspberries)

Mix the butter and sugar into a puffy mixture. Add the eggs one at the time mixing all the time.
Mix flour, baking powder and vanilla sugar in a separate bowl, and add to the mixture with the milk. Mix gently until smooth. Add the berries, and fold them into the mixture.

Divide the dough into small muffin forms. Bake at 200 degrees C for 15-20 minutes. Let them cool. Then enjoy!

Indian Butter Chicken recipe


Indian Butter Chicken Curry – This recipe is one of my favourite for the family and is enjoyed accordingly. [Read more…]