Our plan for today was town festival, but we had to cancel it. Nelle is ill and we won’t go without her! We like to be together when going out. Instead of the town festival, I went to woods to collect birch leaves. Why in woods, not in bushes?! It’s so summery, dry and dusty! … More Herbal Tea
Jodi! Compliments from my kitchen to yours! Your Rhubarb custard pie is delicious! It really is perfect! My family loved it so much that I had to ask neighbors for more rhubarbs :). Ilze
Rhubarbs! Normally in Latvia, all country houses have one big rhubarb growing next to barn or in the garden. But not this old house! There is small rhubarb here but it doesn’t like to grow in this soil. But the best part in all this is, that Lāsma (neighbor about one and a half kilometer … More Preparing for a party: Rhubarb
Latvian traditional Rye Bread dessert. Simple. Delicious. All you have to find is Rye bread crumbs or dark rye bread! Everything else is easy! Ilze
This recipe is inspired by fellow blogger Crunch Crunch Away and I still have wild mushrooms in my freezer! I like to stir-fry all the liquid out from mushrooms and then freeze them in small glass jars. This recipe requires 2 of my wild mushroom jars. Modified the recipe a bit according to my mood and taste buds, … More Cabbage and Mushroom Noodles
Nelle is better, so she was in kindergarten for half day and then in art school. She was home at 2:30pm. Nelle: “What about coltsfoot?!” Me: “Hmmm, last time we checked they were starting to open, so today (a week later) they should be in full bloom. Let’s go and see?!” Nelle wanted my cardigan and … More Coltsfoot – Finally!
Finally, a bit better lettuce has arrived in our local store. Veggie – lettuce tortilla wraps for dinner! I like to make a veggie – lettuce mix in one bowl and dressing in another. So, when assembling tortillas, first spread the dressing and then add the veggie – lettuce mix. A friend of mine can’t … More Veggie – lettuce tortilla wraps