Vanilla Rose Snow Cake

In leu of Valentines Day, I decided to try a Finnish recipe called lumikakku, which translates to ‘snow cake’. Its called this because of its white coloring as it requires egg whites. With the Valentines spirit, I have tweaked this recipe to create an incredibly delicious, delicate and elegant cake. In Finland, Valentine’s Day is…

Poached Salmon

Today, I would like to talk about fear. Cooking seafood or any kind of fish was my least experienced area of cuisine. However, I found it to be quite simple, easy and actually delicious! I found myself afterward thinking to myself I can’t believe I was the one who made that. Living in America, you…

Introducing Finland and Myself

Surprisingly, not a lot of people know very much about Finland. I can confidently say that 90% of people that I tell that I am Finnish stare blankly back at me with an awkward silence. They then ask me “finished with what?” Finland is an amazing country nuzzled in the middle of Russia, Norway and…