Helsinki Market Halls

Indoor market halls are an institution in Helsinki. Not only can you buy delicious fresh produce but there are plenty of cafes with a mouthwatering selection of sweet and savoury snacks and hot meals.

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How I save for travel whilst eating a healthy balanced diet: 30€ groceries

One of the key ways I save money for travel is to swap eating out for cooking my own meals. Here’s how I use my weekly 30€ of groceries.

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Brodo: the most delicious (and cheapest) Italian comfort soup imagineable

Whenever I was sick or feeling down in winter as a child, my mum would make brodo- Italian for broth- aka delicious comfort food! As I was sick last week and temperatures began to drop below -5°C, I decided to make a big pot of brodo, and it instantly lifted my mood. It’s also crazy…

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One pot delicious & cheap tuna pasta, less than 1€ per serve!

As a somewhat eternal student, I’ve been making variations of this budget pasta for the last decade and I still bloody love it. It’s ridiculously quick and easy to make and it’s pretty healthy too. So if you’re looking to save time and money (for travel?!) whilst also wanting a nutritious meal then this is…

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ANZAC biscuits

Awhile ago I bought a box of oats for breakfasts, but they’ve been sitting in my cupboard for months as I rarely eat breakfast since lunch in Finland is often as early as 11am. As I hate waste, a perfect way to use up these oats is to make a classic Australian favourite- ANZAC biscuits. They’re…

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Damn delicious Chicken Masala Curry & Garlic Cheese Naan

In this post I’ve combined and slightly modified several recipes I found online. I cook this combo regularly and love it because it’s relatively quick, very easy to make and tastes so damn good! As everything is made from scratch it’s also a zero waste recipe if you source the ingredients package free or in…

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