Category Archives: Finger Foods

Brainfood/Fingerfood – Salmon ‘Hot Dogs’

My son loves hot dogs of all kinds – pork, chicken, veal, organic, local, imported, fresh, as well as not-so-fresh and not-so-organic kinds you find in country fairs and festivals… he can eat hot dogs all day long, every day,

Brainfood/Fingerfood – Salmon ‘Hot Dogs’

My son loves hot dogs of all kinds – pork, chicken, veal, organic, local, imported, fresh, as well as not-so-fresh and not-so-organic kinds you find in country fairs and festivals… he can eat hot dogs all day long, every day,

Black Caviar Dip with Baby Shiso Leaves

In Japan, caviar is not a rare food reserved only for special occasions. They appear in meals – from simple salads, rice dishes to sushi. As a little girl, my favorite foods always revolved around caviar (plump orangy-red salmon roe,

Black Caviar Dip with Baby Shiso Leaves

In Japan, caviar is not a rare food reserved only for special occasions. They appear in meals – from simple salads, rice dishes to sushi. As a little girl, my favorite foods always revolved around caviar (plump orangy-red salmon roe,

Slow Roasted Tempe and Chewy Carrot Snacks

This is a snack that is healthy, crunchy and chewy. Tempe is made from soybeans like tofu, but since it is made from whole soybeans which are fermented, it contains more protein, DHA Omega 3, iron, magnesium and Vitamin B12.

Slow Roasted Tempe and Chewy Carrot Snacks

This is a snack that is healthy, crunchy and chewy. Tempe is made from soybeans like tofu, but since it is made from whole soybeans which are fermented, it contains more protein, DHA Omega 3, iron, magnesium and Vitamin B12.

Zucchini Blossoms

I finally found zucchini blossoms in the market. After asking for them in the French markets, with people looking at me like I was an alien asking to purchase blossoms which were usually discarded in France, I found them in

Zucchini Blossoms

I finally found zucchini blossoms in the market. After asking for them in the French markets, with people looking at me like I was an alien asking to purchase blossoms which were usually discarded in France, I found them in

Fresh Garbanzo Beans

Santa Monica Farmer’s Market is a place for constant learning and inspiration. There is so much produce from different cultures – peppers from Mexico, tomatoes from Japan, fruits from Chile – all cultivated locally. I tend to learn more in this

Fresh Garbanzo Beans

Santa Monica Farmer’s Market is a place for constant learning and inspiration. There is so much produce from different cultures – peppers from Mexico, tomatoes from Japan, fruits from Chile – all cultivated locally. I tend to learn more in this

Caviar Paste Before Taking Off

  Before departure, we had to have a light mid-morning snack, and it was country bread with Norwegian caviar paste. It is sold in tubes, and comes out in pink squiggly shapes. The paste is a mixture of lightly smoked

Caviar Paste Before Taking Off

  Before departure, we had to have a light mid-morning snack, and it was country bread with Norwegian caviar paste. It is sold in tubes, and comes out in pink squiggly shapes. The paste is a mixture of lightly smoked

Codfish Croquettes with Krispbread Crumbs

This is a nutty fish croquette from the cookbook – so simple to make. In addition to whole wheat bread crumbs and wheat germ, I add freshly crumbled Krispbread, a staple in the Norwegian diet where Kjetil is from  –

Codfish Croquettes with Krispbread Crumbs

This is a nutty fish croquette from the cookbook – so simple to make. In addition to whole wheat bread crumbs and wheat germ, I add freshly crumbled Krispbread, a staple in the Norwegian diet where Kjetil is from  –