Lemon cup cakes

You need the following for 8-10 lemon cupcakes Lemon zest from a clean scrubbed organic lemon 100 grams of butter 2 eggs 2 dl caster sugar 2.5 dl wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 1 tbsp milk 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice muffin cups Instructions Heat the oven to 200…

The beautiful Islands Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari

Just a short boat ride from Helsinki and you end up at this peaceful beautiful island. The island used to keep all the ammunition for the army in the old days. The island has always played an important role for the Finnish, Russian and Swedish naval defence in the old days. The island is full…

Gin O’Lilac cocktail

A delicious gindrink with lilacs, easy to mix and tastes really summery with a touch of Lilac taste together with the gin. Gin O’Lilac ingredients 4 ice cubes 6 cl gin (I used O.P Andersons gin) 6 cl of lilac sugar syrup (or lilacs cordial) See link below. You pour all the ingredients into a…

Lilac cookies

Lilac cookies taste a bit of lilacs, depending on how many you add. They are easy to make!! Sometimes I decorate them with fresh lilacs on top because it looks nice! Lilac cookies ingredients, about 50-60 cookies 7.5 dl wheat flour1.5 dl caster sugar3 teaspoons vanilla sugar300 grams of room temperatured butterabout 1-1.5 dl dried…

Lilac sugar syrup

It takes a few days before to get the Lilac syrup done. But when it is finished, it is as beautiful as it tastes good. If you use purple lilacs the syrup will become pink or light purple. Lilac syrup ingredients 2 dl sugar2 dl of water1 clean scrubbed lemon cut into slices2 grams of…

AC HOTEL by MARRIOTT

My daughter and I checked in for a day at a hotel in Stockholm. We decided to stay at the AC Hotel by Marriott in Ulriksdal outside Stockholm. They have many different offers now, and we had both dinner, breakfast and afternoon tea at the hotel. The hotel opened up a few months ago, and…

The worlds best cheesecake!?

Everyone has probably eaten cheesecake, but this is a cheesecake unlike any other cheesecake. And it will have you travel back to the old town of San Sebastián in Spain again! La Viña’s Tarta de queso is sinful and creamy, and it has no real crust. When I first looked at it, it didn’t look that…

WILD SALAD WITH HAZEL NUTS

I have used both Mustard Garlic and ransom. But it is fine to use just one of them, but since I have both if them in my garden I wanted to have both if them in the salad. If you don’t have both then take twice as much of the other! This is a wild…

GRILLED SALMON

Salmon side is easy to grill, and really beautiful! You can serve it with salad, potatoes or rice. Grilling the salmon takes about 20-40 minutes depending on the size of it, it should have an inside temperature of 54 degrees when finished. If you cannot measure the temperature, cut a small piece where it is…

Lilac Sugar

So how can you use lilac sugar? It is actually great for a lot of different things like in cookies, in a sponge cake, in your Tea, with ice cream, to mix a drink with are some of the things you can you can use Lilac with. I will post some different recipes containing Lilac…