Home Sweet Home

or mom’s fish pie and yeast pancakes….. I’m visiting my family this month…. Home sweet home.. I’ve been asking my mom to make the fish pie I remember from my childhood. She would always make it for special occasions, with some salmon, onion and cooked rice. Sounds strange, but it was so delicious! And I […]

Great French Baguette Recipe

  I’ve tried plenty of various baguette recipes…..but this one is what you need! Thanks to weekendbakery.com for their recipe and detailed instruction, plus video. You definitely have to try it out! Make sure you adjust it to your baking style, oven and skills…. I’ve tried it several times and understood that I need to […]

Healthy Oatmeal Bread

  This recipe is from the book published by a famous Norwegian artisan bakery, so I’m translating it to English and adding some of my tips as well.   Ingredients:   700 g (24.69 oz)  white bread flour 100 g (3.5 oz)  whole wheat flour 100 g (3.5 oz)  wholemeal rye (ground whole grain rye) […]

Best Croissant Recipe

This is another recipe that I discovered after I’d been using Paul Hollywood’s recipe, and I understood that this was it! This is the recipe I’ve been looking for! Give it a try! 🙂   You will need 3 days to make your croissants. However, the whole process of preparing and laminating the dough is […]

Budapest Roll Cake à la Roy Fares

Good day, my dear fellow baker enthusiasts! 🙂 THE BUDAPEST ROLL CAKE is actually a Swedish recipe that I found on the website of Roy Fares who is a quite famous Swedish award-winning pastry chef! The recipe is quite simple, and you can vary and tweak it to your taste.   90 g (about 3 oz)  […]

How to Wine Journal

Do you do wine journaling? I do! I’ve done it for many years now, I need to buy a new notepad… But really, I find it vital to write down the wine I taste, so I can compare later, the vintages, the grapes and the regions. Or I can see how wine production has developed […]

How to Study Wine Regions

I know! It’s soooo overwhelming, all those wine regions, and constantly new coming up, now Norway wants to make wine… How to grasp and understand all that info? In this video I’ll give you a good tip on how to do that! Feel free to comment and add your ideas! How do you study your […]

A Glass a Day …

Hey, hey, hey! I’m starting a new series of posts called A Glass a Day! I’m going to add a new bottle of wine that I’ve tasted and its short ranking to this post every day. So, after 30 days, we’ll have 30 wine recommendations to choose from! I’ll try to make it the best […]

How to Start a Wine Club

Thinking about starting a wine club? Great! Because I know how I can help you. It’s actually pretty easy. In this post I’d like to give you some general ideas on starting a wine club. There’s a link to my video at the end of the post as well. I shoot it while preparing for […]