Category Archives: cooking & foodsing

Jack beef with zucchini mash

I love slow cooked meat a lot and I love whiskey. So I decided to put my two loves together. As it’s a weekend I have the time to slow cook some beef steak – I got some organic romsteak/rump steak (I’m so off with the names of beef cuts,...

Beer pork loin and sweet potato stew

I’ve been repeateating all my old foods a little too much lately, so, today I decided to throw together something new and as I haven’t had pork for a long time I chose to give it a try. When wandering about the store I saw sweet potatoes and it hit...

FLOW Festival music and foodsing

Last weekend I went to Helsinki (Finland) to enjoy Flow Festival. I got myself a 4-day ticket so we got there already Wednesday to enjoy The Knife and then there was a day off and then full on festival marathon from Friday to Sunday. Flow is one of my favourite festivals...

Warm chicken mushroom salad

Last weekend I went to Positivus music festival, that I enjoyed enormously, but I ended up with a little summerflu/cold. So I decided to cure it the old-school way – with chicken soup and lots of herbal teas and stuff. It worked, I’m feeling a lot better now. But making...

Supersimple mushroom bacon pasta

I haven’t been good blogger lately. Heavy workload and illness took me out for a while. I promise to try harder and post more often from now on. Yesterday after tiring workday I wasn’t keen on hassling too much in the kitchen and  went supersimple.  Here comes one of the...

Tuna, bacon and potato muffins

I had totally different dinner plans for tonight, but when I filled my shopping basket with groceries and got to the cashier I was informed that the card payments don’t work and as I rarely have cash I had to ditch the shopping. So I got home and checked my...

Creamy chicken and vegetables

The other day I craved for something creamy so I whipped up a supersimple meal with lots of cream 🙂 Creamy chicken and vegetables (Serves 2 / Cooking time with prep approx. 20 min) What you need: 2 chicken breasts handful of spinach handful of sugar peas handful of turkish...

Chocolate cherry cake

Today is the International Women’s Day, hence I decided to bake a cake for the ladies at the office. I went with the dark chocolate cherry cake as its super easy to make and extremely delish! This is not my recipe, but found on a finnish cooking site that I...

Butter fried pike fillet with greens

I’m not the biggest fish eater but once in a while I grave for some. Passing the fish counter today I felt today is the day to eat fish. So I grabbed some pike fillet and some greens and salad material to whip up a simple fishy dinner. Butter fried...

Simple tomato and prawn curry

As it is flu season again (many of my colleagues are feeling under 100%) I felt like eating something with asian twist. Checked my fridge and found some prawns left over in the freezer so I decided to go for them. So some veggies and curry paste and I ended...

Quick chickpea and mushroom soup

Lazy Sunday cooking time! I was little too hungover to go to shop to get stuff so I raided my fridge and found frozen wild mushrooms and a can of chickpeas. Condition mentioned before 😉 steered me towards a soup. So here it is supersimple and easy chickpea and mushroom...

Roasted eggplant and tomato risotto with fried chicken breast

I felt like risotto tonight. After going through the fridge I decided to try out if the eggplant would be a good match for risotto. And what you know, it is. Eggplant makes a tasty risotto when mixed with tad of tomatoes. Roasted eggplant and tomato risotto with fried chicken...

Warm spicy ginger and garlic prawn salad

Today I just craved for something simple and spicy with salad. I ran into couple of my friends in the supermarket’s frozen seafood aisle and mimicked their choice and bought some frozen prawns. With some additional ingredients I whipped up a supersimple and spicy tasty salad. Here’s how to make it...

Oven-cooked beef with tomatoes and bell pepper

The other day I craved for meat, so I got a piece of beef from the store. My friend had brought me some pomegranate sauce, that I’ve been using for green salad many times but for nothing else. Something in my head clicked and I thought this would give superdelish...

Simple fennel, bell pepper and tuna pasta

I’m trying out new combinations for easy and quick dinners. Today I found a couple of things in my fridge that I thought should go together and they did! Supersimple fennel, bell pepper and tuna pasta (Serves 2-3 / Cooking time with prep approx. 20 min) What you need: small handful...

Spicy tomato fennel soup

Here’s another supereasy soup recipe for the cold autumn/winter munching. Spicy tomato fennel soup (Serves 2-3 / Cooking time with prep approx. 30 min) What you need: 1 can crushed tomatoes 1 red bell pepper 1/2 fist size fennel 300 ml (1.5 cups) water leek garlic chilli handful parsley some...

Chickpea soup

I didn’t feel like going out the other day and decided to make a soup out of whatever I found in my fridge. As I love hummus I keep some cans of chickpeas and other ingredients in there. So I got an idea what if I’d make it into a...

Puréed zucchini soup

I don’t know why but the wintery weather makes me crave soups. Here’s another experimental soup – smooth and warming zucchini soup. Puréed zucchini soup (Serves 2-3 / Cooking time with prep approx. 30 min) What you need: 1 big zucchini 1 tomato 1 bell pepper 1/2 fist size fennel 500...

Puréed potato tuna soup

I’ve been on a soup mode for days now. So be ready that the next couple of foodporn posts will be of soups. First up is my latest experimental soup, puréed potato soup with tuna, that came out quite delish. I think if you have some double cream in the...