Roasted New Potatoes and Seasoned Crème Fraîche

Summer food is all about simplicity, because hey - it's summer, we're taking it easy. Everyone adores new potatoes, but okay they're pretty amazing. Soft and small and cute! This recipe is absolutely perfect for your Midsummer festivities. Enjoy with seasoned crème fraîche!

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Lemon Meringue Pie

Grandma's lemon meringue pie was my favorite as a kid, and now I have finally added this delicious creation to my cooking repertoire. (This is the second time I'm making this within a month.) I'm not really a religious person, but I'd say that lemon meringue pie is also an Easter-appropriate dessert. Easter marks the beginning of spring, which is definitely welcome!

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Orange & Rosemary Compote

Oh my!! It's just about Christmas and I've still got a couple of recipes for you.

Orange and rosemary go together like gin & juice. Actually orange and rosemary go together with gin, too... Anyway, this compote is a perfect companion for savory Christmas dishes, spicy food, and even with gingerbread! Hint: stay tuned for my next post.

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Carrot Lox Mousse

It's time for the second Christmas dinner recipe!

This recipe has been on my to-post list for a while. The first time I made this was for my birthday party last summer, so definitely consider this as a festive food for any season. And it was a huge hit! Because the carrot lox itself takes time to prepare and needs to marinate at least over night, this isn't your last minute life saver. Saying that, I need to point out that even though it takes time, it's not complicated at all - don't be afraid of the preparing.

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Lingonberry-apple muffins with fudge centre

I just got a load of lingonberries hand-picked by my sister!! Most of them I already stored in my freezer for later use, but for once I felt like baking something. Something sweet! I ended up with a very classic Finnish autumn combination, but hey - it's a classic for a reason.

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Savory butternut squash pancakes & beetroot-horseradish spread

Autumn might just be my favorite season food-wise. I love all the wonderful veggies that are at their best, but it's also the time for fresh beginnings, new found energy & inspiration. Not to mention how the cool weather also inspires staying in, just saying. More time for cooking!

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