We drove from Lahti to my parents’ holiday place to begin the holiday time. Heated up the place, and enjoyed the 5 hours and 9 minutes of sunshine.. If it would not have been cloudy all day, that is. Ha ha! 😄 We dug holes in the ice to cast fishing nets under the ice, and luckily caught 9 nice fish. Have a great start for the New Year 2019!
Now that the balmy summer turns slowly to autumn—this morning at the cottage it was foggy and barely 10°C—it’s time to dig out all the recipes for delicious soups. And what else would warm you up better than pike bones, and crab or crayfish shells! If you don’t fancy cooking the broth, forget cooking a fish soup! Continue reading “Pike Soup”
Here you have the easiest and fastest way to get rid of pike bones. Make sure that you use a traditional meat grinder! Food processors make the meat too crushed, yet few bones may survive the process. Continue reading “Pike & Pepper Pie”
Delicious and aromatic French tarragon and fresh horseradish augment fried pike to a completely new level.
Make sure that you use French tarragon! Once I accidentally bought Russian tarragon, because I never imagined that it would even be sold. As Wikipedia notes about the Russian tarragon, it “is widely considered useless as a culinary herb”. Continue reading “Tarragon-Horseradish Pike”