Maqluuba, ylösalas riisipata

I have understood that maqluuba is originally a palestinian dish, widely eaten in other middle eastern countries. A very tasty and easy dish, what ever it’s origins are. My first encounter with maqluuba was a palestinian version of it when our family friends used to make it for us. Lovely, tasty memory! Now I am… Jatka artikkeliin Maqluuba, ylösalas riisipata

Upsidedown cake, ylösalaskakku

Alla suomeksi My favourite cake! I have kept an old recipe in my folder for this yummy cake. Always use it and always enjoy it. Before I used to make it with pineapple, like the recipe tells me to, put now I have fallen in love with the version with orange in it. YUMMY! The… Jatka artikkeliin Upsidedown cake, ylösalaskakku

Vegan bell peppers, vegaaniset paprikat

Want to to have some colour on your table, and I don’t mean a table cloth? You can never eat too much veggies. This time we will make yummy, colourful, tasty, healthy and easy stuffed bell peppers. Choose bell peppers in different colours, just t make your dish happier. Clean them, cut the top part… Jatka artikkeliin Vegan bell peppers, vegaaniset paprikat

Ecological dish cloth. Kestorätti

Alempana suomeksi! A tiny project for you! Make your own dish cloths and save money and nature. Bring happiness to your own kitchen or to someone special. Great gift idea and so very easy to do. This cloth can be used over and over again and should be washed in 60deg. To be very environmentally… Jatka artikkeliin Ecological dish cloth. Kestorätti


Alempana suomeksi Every baker has hers/his own recipe for baklava. Many countries call it their pastry. Well known around the world. For me the best baklava I have ever eaten is the Iraqi baklava. It is super moist, not overly sweet and loaded with nuts. I have eaten excellent baklava in many, many places. Have… Jatka artikkeliin Baklava

Kubbah Hammute. ”Hapan” Kubba

Alla suomeksi Kubbah Hammute is a dish known to me through my iraqi family. Comforting dish, and reminds me of our winter dishes as it can be cooked using root vegetables, turnips or swede. The soup I am making here is also wintery for some reason. The iraqis make so many different variations of Kubbah,… Jatka artikkeliin Kubbah Hammute. ”Hapan” Kubba

A bag for your hand sanitizer/ Käsidesipussukka

Got a very nice idea from a friend of mine. A small bag for your hand sanitizer, so it is always at hand, always at disposal with out having to look for it in your hand bag, pocket, or just to notice that you left it at home. All you need is a small bottle… Jatka artikkeliin A bag for your hand sanitizer/ Käsidesipussukka

Dates in a cake. Taatelikakku

Alempana suomeksi. I am not sure which cake I like as much as date cake. It is so yummy and aromatic, soft and comforting. For us it is typically a Christmas cake but I see no reason at all why it should not be baked at any time of the year. This is a simple… Jatka artikkeliin Dates in a cake. Taatelikakku

Present bag from fabric. Kankainen lahjakassi

Alempana suomeksi. Sustainability is the word of today. The trend that everyone should follow. No need to be too anxious about this issue but with few simple choices one can really make a difference. This year I decided to change my present bags into reusable fabric bags. Naturally one can reuse paper bags or plastic… Jatka artikkeliin Present bag from fabric. Kankainen lahjakassi