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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…

Bday at Haikko Manor

Bday at Haikko Manor

Hubby had his birthday in early October and I decided to pamper him with an overnight stay and dinner at Haikko Manor & Spa. This is one of those places where we return regularly for relaxing minibreaks away from the daily grind. The manor hotel…

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.…

What I ate in Oslo

What I ate in Oslo

During my two and a half days in Oslo I had some really lovely lunches and dinners. As I love seafood and Norway provides great options on that front I had three seafood meals. Besides this I also like to try out burgers at different…

Two excellent dinners – Rauma part 3

Two excellent dinners – Rauma part 3

I had made a reservation for Friday at restaurant Goto but for Thursday we decided to just see what we could find – and boy did we find it. We stumbled across Sydvest while exploring the old town. This 30-seater bistro and gastropub had been…

HAM, Salve & Clarion Sky Room

HAM, Salve & Clarion Sky Room

This Saturday we headed into Helsinki to check out the Modern Life exhibit at Helsinki Art Museum (HAM) as the exhibit was closing on Sunday. The Modern Life! – Finnish Modernism and the International Dimension exhibit showcased highlights of architecture, design, visual art and photography…

Cooking inspiration

Cooking inspiration

I’ve loved cooking and baking ever since I was a child. When I was still living with my parents baking was more my thing even though I occasionally made dinner for the whole family. These days baking has taken more of a backseat, mainly because…

Cultural Saturday

Cultural Saturday

I wanted to do something fun and different on Saturday. As we both have the museum card, which provides free entrance to 250 museums I decided to plan the day’s activities around museums. The plan was to hop in the car and drive to some…

Seafood weekend

Seafood weekend

Just like so many other that work during the week and have the weekends off I tend to try out new recipes and spend more time cooking on weekends. One great source of recipes is Pinterest which I use almost daily. This weekend we had…