Recipes

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato, and Almond Sauce

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato, and Almond Sauce

Romesco is a tomato-based smoky pepper sauce that originated from Tarragona, Catalonia. The authentic version uses ñora peppers—small, round, mild cherry peppers with a robust taste, sometimes called the paprika peppers. They are often sold dried and soaked before using. Since these peppers may not […]

Carrot Soufflé, Savory

Carrot Soufflé, Savory

This is an awesome dish and perfect for lunch or a starter.  

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

This is a Nordic/Scandinavian dessert with superb flavors of sweet rye and cinnamon, tart lingonberry and smooth farmer’s cheese that will impress any dinner party guest and is super easy to make.

CHOCOLATE WINE Inspired by Heston Blumenthal

CHOCOLATE WINE Inspired by Heston Blumenthal

Chocolate and wine, two of the guiltiest pleasures, combined. The three-Michelin starred British chef Heston Blumenthal created this recipe for his restaurant Fat Duck in Bray, England. Read about this restaurant experience here: The Fat Duck by Heston Blumenthal: The Curious Case of Molecular Gastronomy As […]

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot and Potato Salad

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot and Potato Salad

Rosolje, Estonian beet and potato salad, has a wonderful shade of purple and a tang of finely chopped herring and a zesty mustard dressing.

HEALTHY FERMENTED AND PICKLED VEGETABLES

HEALTHY FERMENTED AND PICKLED VEGETABLES

Fermentation is on of the oldest and simplest ways to preserve foods. Cabbage, olives, cucumbers, radishes, lemons – almost any vegetable can be fermented. The process enhances the nutrient content of the food and the bacteria produce vitamins and enzymes that are beneficial for digestion.