Category Archives: Recipes

Runeberg tarts

These cupcakes are a makeover of the classic Runeberg torte, made with the trendy, bitter flavour of the amber Italian apéritif Aperol. What’s in store is a February treat that is full of orange flavour.

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Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls

Have a delicious day with a cinnamon roll!

A combination of two classics, carrot cake and cinnamon rolls, is the perfect baked good for the autumn harvest. The recipe by Anna from Pilvilinna has the flavours of carrot cake baked in a cinnamon roll.

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Sunny Runeberg cake

This cake is a makeover of the classic Runeberg torte, made with the trendy, bitter flavour of the amber Italian apéritif Aperol. What’s in store is a February treat that is full of orange flavour.

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ARANCINI – RISOTTO BALLS

Arancini, Italian risotto balls, are an absolute favourite to many people when it comes to fried foods. Arancini is also an excellent leftover dish, because you can make them from risotto made the day before. Continue reading…

Blueberry Crumb Cake

This quick-to-mix batter is perfect for baking a blueberry crumb cake. The secret is in its delicious crumb topping, sprinkled over the berries. Frozen blueberries work wonderfully for this recipe, too.

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Whipped raspberry porridge

An airily whipped velvet-smooth porridge can also be made from raspberries. This retro delicacy is suitable both for breakfast and as a snack. With ice-cold milk of course!

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Grilled cauliflower

Perhaps the easiest barbecue food of the summer is grilled cauliflower. This simple, quickly prepared and healthy summer delight is delicious for everybody including meat lovers.

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Pike balls

Pike is a mild-tasting fish, which people often (needlessly) turn their nose up at because of its boniness. Pike balls are a wonderful way to offer this lake fish without bones. Light and delicious pike balls really have a summer taste. Try them!

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Pomegranate Sima

Everyone knows that sima is a part of Vappu, Finnish labour day, but it is also a wonderful, refreshing drink for raising a glass at other spring and summertime celebrations. Continue reading…

Orange Rice Pudding

This light and airy, fruity dessert classic will entice diners with the freshness of spring. Orange rice pudding is easy to make and an excellent choice for serving after Easter festivities.

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Mango Mousse

This creamy mousse is the easiest dessert to make for Easter. Cubes of mango will brighten up the rich flavour of the dish beautifully. For a more adult version, a splash of Cointreau will add a lively and citrusy note. You won’t need any gelatine for making this dessert, as mascarpone will make the mousse just firm enough.

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Paskha Cake by Anna from Pilvilinna

The finishing touch for an Easter meal is a delectable paskha cake. Its rich yet mild flavour is brightened up by the tangingly sweet aroma from the juice of roasted lemons. This cake is from the Pilvilinna home bakery of pastry chef Anna Jaatinen and made possible through our partnership with her.

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American Pancakes

These thick and spongy pancakes are traditionally eaten for breakfast, but you can also have them for dessert or whenever you have a craving for them.

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Runeberg Tosca Delight

February celebrates Runeberg Day. This moist and sweet, almondy treat is an amazing fusion of two well-known baked goods, taking the topping from a tosca cake and having the batter in ramekins rather than the familiar cylindrical shape of a traditional Runeberg torte. Try this delightful combination in honour of the Finnish national poet, J. L. Runeberg, and enjoy!

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Oven-roasted whitefish

It’s easy to roast whole whitefish in the oven. This white, fresh fish has a mild and delicate flavour and only needs to be lightly seasoned to enjoy.

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Sand cake

This dreamy-soft and fluffy sand cake is best paired with sweet jam. The trick is to use boiling-hot butter.

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Chocolate fondant

A chocolate fondant is an indulgent chocolatey treat with a molten chocolate centre. The fondant can either be turned out onto a plate and garnished with ice cream and berries, or simply enjoyed still in its little ramekin dish. Maku Kitchen Life’s mini casserole dishes are perfect for cooking and serving chocolate fondants in. Continue reading…

Liquorice and lemon in a jar

Hit spring flavours lemon and liquorice have found their way into the same jar. The sourness of the lemon perfectly complements the sweetness of the liquorice to form an excellent flavour combination.

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Flavoured water

Fall in love with these light and refreshing flavoured waters! Try homemade flavoured water in place of juices, soft drinks and punches. When it comes to flavour combinations, your imagination is the only limit. Continue reading…

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Delicious roasted root vegetables make an excellent side dish, especially for meat or chicken. Take your favourite root vegetables, season them and roast in the oven to make a tasty dish. Continue reading…

New Christmas Casseroles

Now the traditional Finnish potato, swede and carrot casseroles have new challengers! Surprise your friends and loved ones by trying out something different this Christmas.
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Sous Vide Tenderloin

A juicy, perfect steak. Is there anything better? Try using a sous vide cooker! A sous vide cooker cooks food evenly at a temperature that is just right, Continue reading…

Virgin Mojito

So beautiful and so refreshing! The mojito is a classic drink which should definitely be enjoyed with friends in cheerful company or by yourself while sunbathing.
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Slowly Stewed Pork

Stews warm you up during the autumn rains and winter frost. Stewing meat slowly enhances and deepens the flavours. Try our over-cooked pork stew.
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Pot Bread

A delicious, crunchy pot bread is easy to make without kneading or grease. The bread acquires a crunchy crust while baking in a hot pot, and since the dough is let to rise for several hours, it is particularly soft and tasty.
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Macarons

Sweet and colourful macarons are a feast for the eyes, and they elevate even the bleakest of weekday coffee breaks.
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The Perfect Cup of Coffee

A cup of full-bodied, aromatic coffee is a true taste sensation! In addition to the quality of the water and ground coffee grounds, the preparation method and the measure of coffee also affect the taste. Continue reading…