Millionaire’s Shortbread

Sorry for the lack of communication the last couple of days. I think I’d just exhausted myself. I fell asleep on the sofa on Friday whilst trying to think of what to blog. Hence the lack of posts. But I’m back now with a peace-offering. A crunchy chewy creamy sweet peace-offering.

Baker’s Dozen: Tortillas

Recently, or rather for the past year or so, there has been just one thing I want to eat for lunch. Tortillas. There’s so much you can do with them, they are just so versatile. And tasty too! The tortillas we’d been buying were flavoured with garlic and herbs, and just so good. But they…

Garlic Salami Pasta

Appivanhemmat went to mökki today. Mökki, or cabin, is something of a Finnish tradition. According to Culture Smart! Finland Finns yearn for the countryside, and during “the main holiday month” of July they retreat to their rural summerhouse, of which there are over 400,000. These cabins are normally situated near a lake or the sea, or on an island.…

Dallaspulla

Yesterday we went to the local cat house/rescue centre. We go there semi-regularly, though it was the first time we’d been this year. They were having one of their money-raising sales, so we went along and ate makkara, took a look at what they had for sale, and (of course) went in to see the…

Mandarin Chicken

I’m going to go ahead and blame the late posting of this on the holiday weekend. Which actually is a fairly accurate reason for why it’s late. I often lose track of which day of the week it is anyway, but seeing as we had what worked out as a 5 day weekend (Anoppi was…