Citrus Flavored Chocolate Cake With a Twist


Look at the above picture. Now, close your eyes for a few seconds and imagine the taste of velvety rich chocolate, fresh citrus notes and a dash of tangy sea buckthorn berries.

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Upside Down Cake w/ Fresh Figs

gluten free fig upside down cake

There are times when it’s okay to forget all about the healthy lifestyle stuff and treat your family (and yourself) with some really awesome deserts. This Thanksgiving was definitely one of those moments. After all, we have so much to be thankful for, since our first child is coming to … Continue

Gluten Free Artisan Pizza and Flatbread

Gluten free flatbread

Mmm….Pizza!   There’s probably no other dish that has conquered the world on its own, without any commercial help. Even though Italians might be to credit for the modern pizza as we know it, similar food exists around the entire Mediterranean, and has existed long before the invention of the … Continue

Gluten Free Flatbread and Karelian Pastries

Karelian pastries

My mom says that I learned to bake before I learned to walk, which does not surprise me. There’s never been shortage of fresh bread, coffee cake, cookies and other delicious bakeries at our house. Still today, my mom bakes on average once a week. And to me, the smell of fresh … Continue

Flan with Strawberries and Mint

Flan with strawberries

There are times when one needs to have a treat and the treat doesn’t need to be all that healthy. One of my favorite treats for those moments is flan with strawberries and mint. Gladly my girlfriend is from Puerto Rico and she knows the most delicious recipe. Puerto Rican … Continue

Gluten Free Pancakes

Really? Another pancake recipe? Searching this divine food in google produces over 52 million results and the search term “pancake recipe” provides 767,000 results. Do we really need another one?   Well, the thing is that I’m not much of a recipe person and to be honest, I don’t pay much attention … Continue

The Healthier Pancakes

My girlfriend loves pancakes probably more than anyone else that I know. So, the other day I decided to experiment making of grain free pancakes that would be healthier and more nourishing than the conventional ones. The goal was to make them just as irresistable as the best home made … Continue

My First Paleo Bread

For most of my adult life I have been following Paleo diet very close, without actually knowing it. Paleo diet has simply been something very natural for me, even though it has been less than a year, since I first heard about the whole thing. One … Continue

Best of Finnish Summer

What would Finnish summer be without a strawberry cake and sparkling wine… And what a lovely summer day it was to prepare this delicious dark chocolate coated strawberry cake together with my baby sister. A glass of spruce sprout sparkling wine … Continue