Finnish Recipes

  • Puttanesca Sauce

    photography by Amy Albertson Santa Barbara Halibut with Puttanesca Sauce Haricots Verts and Black Caviar Lentils photography by Amy Albertson Puttnesca Sauce (large batch) with Nicoise Olives (we couldn’t use…

  • Homemade Ricotta Cheese

    Taken by Jefferson Woeste at my cooking class Homemade Ricotta Cheese If you don’t have buttermilk on hand, you can use lemon juice or vinegar as an acid in place…

  • Salmon with Ruby Red Beurre Blanc

    Grilled Salmon with Ruby Red Beurre Blanc Sauteed Spinach and Steamed Nishiki Rice Katherine making her first beurre blanc at age 3. (you can do it! Don’t be afraid!) Recipe…

  • TILAPIA EN PAPILLOTE (or in foil:-)

    One of the cooking class students assembling the ingredients during a fish class. (half were made in parchment and half were made in foil. Plum tomatoes can also be used.)…

  • Dried Fruit and Cheese Platter for Fall

    Cheese, Nut and Dried Fruit Platter for Halloween Party Preserved and Dried Figs, Dubliner Irish Cheddar, Pumpkin Seeds, Spiced Pecans, Smoked Gouda, Dried Cherries, Silver Chevre Macadamia Nuts, Dried Apricots…

  • SLOW COOKER SPLIT PEA SOUP

    1 pound bag of dried split peas rinse and pick over the peas When I buy a ham I use it for about 3 different meals. The first night is…

  • Aebleskivers

    Katherine making Aebleskivers when we lived in the Little House on Fredensborg Canyon. 3 year old Katherine always wanted to be in the kitchen Katherine, Brooke, Melissa, Bennet and Bear…

  • Vodka Sauce

    Entire bunch of flat-leaf Italian Parsley added to the sauce. You can leavethe sauce chunky so you see all the mushrooms but somehow pureeing it makes it taste better. Adding…

  • Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Spiced Pecans

    photography Amy Albertson Squeezing lemon juice on the apples to keep them from turning photography Amy Albertson Plochman’s. My favorite mustard as you all know! photography Amy Albertson Trader Joe’s…

  • Rack of Lamb with Caramelized Shallot and Pecan Crust

    photography Lauren Mann Adding Reduced Balsamic Vinegar to the Caramelized Shallots photography Lauren Mann Adding Reduced Balsamic Vinegar to the Caramelized Shallots photography Lauren Mann Adding pecans and bread crumbs.…

  • Mad Hatter Tea Party & Egg Salad Sandwiches

    We took the group photo before 16 other guests had arrived. So this is almost everyone. We’re missing a few Mad Hatter’s and more Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dums photography Amy Albertson…