Brrrrr…. it’s -15 degrees here at the countryside and it feels cozy and full of christmas spirit.  The trees are covered in layers of snow, the air is still and crisp and it feels like winter wonderland this time of year. During the day we listened to christmas music and enjoyed a hearty bowl of hot soup in the snow. Why is it that soup tastes so much better in the cold outdoors? Lunch was cozy in a picture perfect setting. Dreaming of a white Christmas indeed…


  • 2 large handfuls of Purple Cabbage
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1-2 Red Onion
  • 1.5 dl Water
  • 1.5 dl Cream
  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Vegetable Stock

Garnish: Toasted almonds and fresh purple cabbage

Sauté the onions in a bit of butter until they become translucent. Stir in a teaspoon of brown sugar and the chopped garlic and carrot. After a couple of minutes, add in water and the cabbage and cook for another 5 minutes. Add a bit of vegetable stock and the cream and let it simmer under the lid for about 10 minutes. Blend the soup smooth and reheat for another 5 minutes. check for flavour. Garnish with cabbage and toasted almonds.


/Joulukuun 10. päivä

Mökki, -15C pakkasta, valkoinen maisema ja kuuma punakaali keitto lumihangessa.


  • Punakaalia (2 isoa kourallista)
  • 1 Porkkana
  • 1-2 Punasipuli
  • 2 Valkosipulin kynttä
  • 1.5 dl vettä ja Kermaa
  • Ruskea Sokeri (1 teelusikka)
  • Voi
  • Kasvisliemi

Koristele kaalilla ja paahdetuilla manteleilla


Ruskista sipuli (miedolla lämmöllä) voissa ja sokerissa kunnes se pehmenee. Lisää pilkottu valkosipuli ja porkkana ja paista muutama minuutti. Lisää vesi ja pilkottu kaali ja keitä noin 5 minuuttia. Lisää kasvisliemi kuutio ja kermaa ja anna porista kannen alla 10 minuuttia. Sekoita sileäksi sauvasekoittimella ja laita uudestaan liedellä 5 minuutiksi. Maista maku. Koristele kaalilla ja paahdetuilla manteleilla.


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