Taho drink

Kumusta at magandang araw ( Hello and have a nice day) You have probably heard of Bubble tea, but have you heard about Taho? A filling drink brought to the Philippines by the Chinese. You also have Indonesian(Tauhue) and Malaysian(Taufufah) versions of this drink. This drink is also made with sago and gulaman in the…

Ramason salt

 Ramson has a short shelf life in its natural form, First of all the growing season is short  and the leaves are best before they start to bloom. Second, when they are picked you need to use or process them fairly soon, before they lose they aroma and become more grassy than garlic. There are…

Pickled ramson buds

I have a fondness for foraging, I might have inherited it from my mom. She used to take us to the woods to pick berries and mushrooms. The satisfaction that I have gone out and gathered treats that nature has given us and preserved it. Now I try to pass this passion on to my children….

Basic recipes for chia puddings

Another chia pudding post from me in just a short time, but what can I say I love chia seeds and use them quite often. This is why, chia seeds are mini powerbombs filled with more calcium than milk, more antioxidants than blueberries and more Omega-3 than Salmon, google it if you do not believe me…

Vegetable fritters

I was craving for some zucchini fritters but I was out of zucchini and didn’t feel like going out fighting the elements, it was pouring outside, only 5 C and windy. But that didn’t matter I had some vegetable in the fridge, onions, carrots and broccoli. In a way saved, because then I could make veggie…

Mango and passion fruit smoothie with a punch

Refreshing mango and passion fruit smoothie that is, sweet, tangy, hot and spicy. A week before easter I went to Athens on a field trip and arround the hotel we where staying there was a bar that served a cocktail similar to this, needless to say it became very popular. This smoothie is my interpretation and…

Hot and spicy chili pepper soup, Tteokbokki inspired

Are you feeling the chill, like we do in Norway right now? Why not try this hot and spicy Korean chili soup. It is perfect for this type of weather, chilly and humid. I first encountered this soup when I lived in Pusan, South Korea but did not learn to make it untill I was…

Athens, Αθήνα

To walk where the great thinkers of history has walked, to see what I have only seen and read about in books and seen on TV and movies. I have finally been to Athens and walked up to the ancient citadel on top of Acropolis and seen whats left of buildings such as the Parthenon, the Propylaia,…

Pulled mushroom burger.

Yummy burgers for a  meat free Monday, sautéed pulled oyster mushrooms, served on a bun with a lettuce slaw.  A burger for barbecue lovers that you can make on the stove and enjoy all year round. A wonderful take on comfort food.  This take on a pulled classic burger, with shredded, meaty mushrooms are coated in barbecue sauce, and sandwiched…

Chia chocolate pudding

Healthier snack bursting with omega 3. This chia pudding is made with coconut and chocolate milk from Alpro, topped with fresh strawberries, raw coca nibs and chopped almonds. Chia pudding is so easy to make, you only need chia seeds, liquid, flavours, sweetener. You can basically make any flavour of pudding with this nutritious seed. Your…

Happy Easter

Hi, I hope everybody have had a nice Holiday whether you travelled or just stayed at home. Did you make decorations, prepared for a special meals or baked? This Easter we have done a few things and taken it easy.

Grilled lamb

South American inspired grilled lamb.  – Lamb is not the prefered meat when grilling in South America, but after googling I did find that some places they sometimes use lamb. I read that lamb was the cheapest meat they could get hold only used in a few dishes and sometimes grilled. I asked some of my…