Chili Sin Carne

I need protein! I feel I have eaten so much bread and pasta and whatever lately, that I need some source of protein for a change. So, beans and soy and things like that.. So I decided to make one of my favorites, Chili Sin Carne.. although poor mans version, but still very tasty. I’ll post recipe of the original also at some point. (EDIT: new recipe can be found…

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Mushroom Pesto Pasta

Check recipe for Pesto Pasta first. If you have some leftover pasta, next day you can fry some mushrooms and onion in a frying pan, when they are done, add pasta, fry couple of minutes mixing with mushrooms and onion. Again, garnish with parmesan and serve with baguette. Yum!

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Pesto Pasta

This dish is easy, fun and tasty. And any dish where I get a change to use mortar is a good dish 🙂 I just love using that thing, maybe thats why I own three of those. Save Print Pesto Pasta Author: http://www.hellapoliisi.fi/pasta-ja-nuudeliruoat/3818-pesto-pasta   Ingredients 2 bunch of basil 50g parmesan cheese, grated 50g pine nuts or cashew nuts 1 big garlic clove 1 ½ dl olive oil some pasta Instructions…

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Grill sauce

I had great time at summer cabin. Three days, two nights, good food and great company! Here’s some pics and recipes. Save Print Grill sauce Author: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/679636/st   fits well with mushrooms, pineapple, tofu etc… Ingredients 1 small onion, diced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tbsp smoked paprika 1 tsp chilli powder 300ml tomato passata 2 tbsp tomato puree 150 ml cider, white or red wine vinegar 125g dark muscovado sugar…

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South-western-style salad

Save Print South-western-style salad Author: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/11632/so   Ingredients 2 sweetcorn 400g black beans, drained and rinsed 1 avocado, cut into chunks 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 4 spring onions, roughly chopped 100g feta cheese, crumbled DRESSING: 1 tsp jeera 1 tbsp chipotle Tabasco sauce Juice and zest of 2 limes 1 tbsp sherry vinegar 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Boil the corn for 10 minutes in salted water Rinse in cold…

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Grilled apples

Save Print Grilled apples Author: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/marinated-grilled-apples-with-mint-10000000522090/   Ingredients ⅔ cup of orange juice (I didn’t have, so I replaced with lemonjuice and water) 1 tbsp chopped mint 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla extract (I used vanilla sugar) ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp black pepper 3 apples, cored and cut to 1,5cm slices Instructions Mix the marinade Let the apple slices marinade 1 to 2 hours in refrigerator before grilling….

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Tomato Mozzarella Sandwiches

Back to basics part 2 (previous one was Greek Salad): Tomato Mozzarella Sandwiches. Again, takes about 5 minutes but still so tasty. Nice little snack or breakfast. Save Print Tomato Mozzarella Sandwiches   Ingredients Bread Mozzarella Tomatoes Red onion Basilica leaves Some spreading Olive oil Balsamic vinegar Salt Pepper Instructions You figure it out! 🙂 (If you want a little twist, try adding couple of drops of Smoky Chipotle Sauce)…

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Greek salad

First, paid advertisement (I hope Jasse will reward me because of this and cook me some delicious dish :), check out this excellent blog: http://bistro17.blogspot.fi/ . (Sorry, in Finnish only..) Then to today’s dish, Greek salad. This is maybe the first salad I ever learned to prepare, and it is still one of my favorites. The taste of this never fails! And it is so easy to do, takes about…

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