Punaviini portugalista aateloi sienipastan

Punaviini portugalista aateloi sienipastan

Viime viikonloppuna oli taas aika testata Rosa viini- ja ruokakerhon toimittamaa viiniä. English summary at the end of the post. Viininä oli tällä kertaan portugalilainen punaviini Confidencial Reserva 2014 jonka kaveriksi kokkasin kermaisen sienipastan. En ole aiemmin juonut paljoakaan portugalilaisia viinejä, joten kyseinen viinimaa on 

Proseccoa & kanasalaattia

Proseccoa & kanasalaattia

Tavoistani poiketen teen suomenkielisen postauksen, jossa arvioin viiniä, jonka sain lahjaksi Rosa viini- ja ruokakerholta sekä viinille suositeltua reseptiä English summary at the end of the post. Viime viikon helteissä ei kauheasti jaksanut kokkailla, joten viikonloppuna päätin tarttua ensimmäiseen Rosa viini- ja ruokakerholta saamaani viinin, 

Anniversary dinner at Penélope

Anniversary dinner at Penélope

We celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary in early June and chose Penélope as the place for our anniversary dinner. The owners, Hans Välimäki and Arto Rastas, say that they decided to open a restaurant where they would like to go. An uncomplicated restaurant that focuses 

Birthday dinner at Sikke’s

Birthday dinner at Sikke’s

This year for my birthday we had booked a table at the recently (mid-April) opened restaurant Sikke’s. The restaurant calls itself a neighborhood bistro that you can easily pop into for a glass of wine and a small bite at the bar or stay longer 

Kokkeriet – well worth the money

Kokkeriet – well worth the money

On our last night in Copenhagen we had reserved a table at a one Michelin star restaurant called Kokkeriet. Kokkeriet describes itself as modern and old-fashioned, innovative and traditional, decadent and minimalist, formal as well as down to earth. The restaurant puts out dishes that 

Canal cruise and Tivoli Gardens

Canal cruise and Tivoli Gardens

On Monday we had breakfast at the hotel and the headed to Ved Stranden to buy tickets for a canal cruise. As the boat that was about to take off was a covered boat I asked the person at the ticket booth when the next 

Nothing was rotten in the state of Denmark

Nothing was rotten in the state of Denmark

I had some vacation days that I had to use before the end of April and as hubby had enough frequent flyer points to get us two return flights within the Nordic countries we decided to take a short vacation in Copenhagen, Denmark. We arrived 

Return to Eevert

Return to Eevert

My birthday is in late May and this year we had birthday dinner at Eevert. This is the same restaurant we tried out in early December last year soon after it had first opened. I picked Eevert for my b-day dinner because I really liked 

Food glorious food in Antwerp

Food glorious food in Antwerp

Despite the conference schedule being quite exhausting I did have time to enjoy some nice meals in Antwerp. I decided to kick-off the week with a true Belgian classic – Frites (also known as fries). The Belgians cook their fries twice, which makes them extra-crispy. 

Runar and Bystro provided for a nice Saturday evening

Runar and Bystro provided for a nice Saturday evening

Last Saturday we decided to go test a couple of new places after visiting an exhibition at the National Museum of Finland. We started by heading back to Runar, the bar located at hotel F6 and this time we were there late enough for the