Crispy Garlic Smashed Potatoes (with wild garlic pesto)

Fresh smashed (crushed) potatoes,  packed with herbs and garlic, topped with fresh wild garlic pesto. Baked to the crispiest perfection. Topped with wild garlic pesto (optional). Vegan, gluten free and perfect for air fryer too.  Lovely smashed potatoes with herbs and garlic, topped with…

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Wild Garlic Pesto (Bärlauchpesto)

Mediterranean style wild garlic pesto with mild garlic-y taste and lovely fresh texture (with walnuts, green olives and no cheese or pine nuts). It can be added to pasta, salads, roasts and veggies. This wild garlic pesto recipe is also vegan. Wild garlic season…

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Old Fashioned Croissants (with Lard)

Homemade, old-fashioned croissants that are soft, aromatic and perfectly flaky. Basic recipe that can be made with or without filling. Made with fresh lard, these croissants melt in your mouth.  What is lard? Is lard healthy?  Lard is a type of animal fat, derived from…

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Classic Russian Potato Salad (Olivier)

Classic creamy Russian potato salad (Olivier), made with mayonnaise and vegetables. Rich, tasty side meal salad to any meat or fish. Can also be made with bacon. Traditional easy family recipe from my family to yours.  Flavorful, rich Potato salad with carrots, ham (or…

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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Linden Tea

Fresh homemade linden flower & leaves tea with apple chips, topped with gentle cinnamon infusion. Easy, from scratch everyday tea to kick-start your day.  When I was growing up, my grandma used to make homemade team with ingredients she collected and dried out in…

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