I've returned back to Copenhagen from my holiday in Finland, but I'm still on holiday this week. I'll try to make another post about the holiday, but first this post that is full of food items that I either tried on the holiday or brought back here. There were again so many new veggie products that it was almost impossible to try them all, but I have a nice selection here to show some things to you.
We found beers from this fairly local brewery, Keppo Bryggeri, who brew organic craft beers, and above all have a cute hedgehog logo! We had to buy a few bottles, and the quality is great indeed.
There is a lot going on in this picture with further Finnish products: blueberry-vanilla chocolates, chocolates with jelly filling, cheese, broad bean strips, organic beer, dired pea crush, oat block, blueberry-pomegranate water, veggie sticks, more chocolates, salty liquorice sticks, oat crackers, oat mince and dried broad bean crush. This photo features most products I brough back, but not all. I think we have something to eat for a while.
From that collection I would especially like to mention these three new products, which were excellent: Beanit broad bean strips, Muru oat mince and Yosa oat blocks. They all had excellent textures and are made from local produce. I think that making a tofu type of block from oats is quite inspirational. It tasted great, and had a very firm texture. It's much better than tofu I would say (and I actually like tofu too). The Beanit strips are so versatile to use, and there are three flavours: basic, gentle lemon and garlic-herbs. In the below burritos I used the basic one, and it was so tasty with a kidney bean, rice, romain pepper and chipotle mix. I have yet to try the lemon one, but the other two I have tried, and they are excellent. Any ideas for the lemon variation? Maybe a curry or noodle bowl?
While in Finland, we sampled some further beers and ciders. The cloudberry saison and the dry ciders were great.
Here are a few kitchen things I bought for myself, a berry teatowel, a dishcloth with old houses and barns and of course a new Moomin mug with the Groke.
In Finland we mainly ate new potatoes that are so flavourful this time of the year. Then we had a couple of veggie barbecues, and I made a strawberry cake and simple vegetable tarts for Midsummer.
I cooked this Lebanese rice and golden Thai curry here at home. Both are my go-to-dishes that I cook quite often. They are so economical and tasty.
I got this huge tapas board as a summer present from work. It is too big to be used as a chopping board in my kitchen, so I will have to make some veggie tapas display with it, I guess.
I'm sharing this post as usual with Sherry from Sherry's Pickings. She is hosting the In My Kitchen blogging event.
Have further a great week!