Cold-Fermented Wheat and Spelt Bread aka “Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and a Really Really Great Squash Soup Recipe

Last two days’ and nights’ wind (I hesitate to call it a storm, it was just a really windy night) tore most of the remaining leaves off the trees around town, and the municipal street cleaners and maintenance have been scrambling to try to pick the piles of soggy wet leaves off the lawns, playgrounds and streets.  The weather has turned from sunny, dry, and … Continue reading Cold-Fermented Wheat and Spelt Bread aka “Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and a Really Really Great Squash Soup Recipe

Quick and Easy Kimchi, Fermentation (and stink) Optional

Lately I’ve been on what T has elegantly termed “one of your detours into regional cuisines” – more specifically, I’ve been trying to learn some about Korean food.  It all started with a desire for bibimbap (link to the promised recipe!) – a dish I’d only ever eaten in restaurants, and guess what?  Jyväskylä doesn’t have a Korean restaurant that I know of.  There are, after all, … Continue reading Quick and Easy Kimchi, Fermentation (and stink) Optional

Things Food Bloggers Eat – 5: Roasted Cauliflower with Leftovers and Opinions

It’s a Sunday morning, and poor T has to work a full day because of the sudden stuff that needs to be done before such-and-such-day piling up onto him as it does occasionally.  For me, that means being deprived of his wonderful company, and also making a quick ‘workday’ lunch that he can poke his nose out of the office for and eat quickly, then … Continue reading Things Food Bloggers Eat – 5: Roasted Cauliflower with Leftovers and Opinions

Things Food Bloggers Eat – 4: Halloumi and Grape Salad, and the Best Way to Store Your Greens

Today’s post is yet another easy-meal suggestion continuing the “things food bloggers eat when they don’t plan to write a recipe” theme (previous posts are here and here and here) from a few months back.  Essentially, these are the things that take the bare minimum of effort to prepare and are what I eat when I don’t feel like cooking.  In addition, I am sharing … Continue reading Things Food Bloggers Eat – 4: Halloumi and Grape Salad, and the Best Way to Store Your Greens