I’ve gotten very excited about raw foods now that I have powerful enough blender to handle even the toughest recipes. Our neighbor gave me this beautiful book called Everyday Raw Express: Recipes in 30 minutes or less. Here’s a sample recipe from it that’s very simple yet tasty and healthy. Works both for dessert or for […]

Vegan Runeberg’s Torte

Runeberg’s torte (torttu) is a Finnish pastry flavored with almonds and rum. The torte got its name from the Finnish poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877) who, according to the legend, enjoyed the torte (baked by his wife Fredrika) with punsch for every breakfast. Runeberg’s tortes are typically eaten only in Finland around Runeberg’s birthday on […]