HAPPY CANADA DAY

Canada Day  is the national holiday in Canada to celebrate the country and show off national pride. July 1st commemorates the joining of Canada’s original three provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Canada province, which is now Ontario and Quebec) as one nation in 1867. The celebrations start early in the morning and end…

Grandmother’s pancakes

When I was a kid, eating pancakes at my grandmothers house felt like winning a lottery. I now live 6600 km from my grandmother and I always miss her pancakes. I have tried to make them myself but they have never turned out quite like hers. I remember the strong  taste of baking powder and I…

Easy but is it good?

Now that I´m gluten/wheat free, egg free, night shade free and occasionally corn free (because there is corn EVERYWHERE) it is harder to get by with “easy” because everything contains these ingredients. I need to make my own bread, my own ketchup, invent new ways of living…BUT there are times when I just do not…

Shrove Tuesday and Pea soup with sausages

Although it´s not Shrove Tuesday yet, I felt like making pea soup and this time I was making it a little bit different. Well, the only difference really is that instead of ham I´m making it with fried sausages 🙂 In Estonia Shrove Tuesday is called Vastlapäev (this year on Feb 17th) and is generally…