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Finnish Blueberry Tart Recipe

As you know I’m a BIG fan of Scandinavian cooking.  And this Blueberry tart is, for me. quintessentially Finnish. The pastry for this is so simple, and I’m reluctant to even call it a pastry as it’s not done in the traditional manner, but using a mixer with- shock horror- soft butter.  BUT this makes it easy to make, even for those terrified of their warm hands…. It also uses my FAV – Cardamon

Finnish Blueberry Tart

Cardamon Love

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Health and happiness- Review of Glenisk new Yogurt Range

I’m not really a breakfast person, actually as many of my friends and family will attest to, I’m not really a morning person.  Sometimes even my coffee needs coffee.

During the school year it’s porridge every weekday morning, which I swallow like penance, and that’s not a reflection on the quality of the cooking!

When in Ballymaloe, I knew I didn’t want porridge for one each morning, so made myself kilner jars of granola, and ate it every morning with a couple of spoons of yogurt.  And it worked, waking me up, making me feel good, and starting the day with a tummy that didn’t start growling again for quite some time.


Glenisk Strained Greek Yogurts

I received some vouchers to try the new range from Glenisk- Strained Greek Protein Yogurts, and exchanged them in our local supermarket.  We use Glenisk yogurt and cream all the time, so it wasn’t a hardship.

They come in lots of flavours I discovered, but I limited myself to the natural, blueberry and vanilla flavours.  The blueberry flavour has a rich velvety mouthfeel, with no nasty artificial aftertaste.

What also came in the pack, was a number of toppings.  Made by Wyldsson, there was a little tube filled with ingredients such as almonds, hazelnuts, Persian mulberries and Belgian dark chocolate and also a pouch which included toasted cashews, pumpkin seeds, sun dried Goji berries and chia seeds.  So no need for my granola.  The texture was crunchy and I could feel the goodness flowing through my veins.

A perfect Breakfast

A perfect Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but I can see myself eating these all day!

Please note: as mentioned above, I was sent vouchers for these products to trial. Opinions are, as always, my own and 100% honest. Any interested Irish readers can avail of a free sample of Glenisk Strained Greek Protein Yogurt here