Rhubarb juice, raparperimehua

Both young and old love this fresh and delicious rhubarb juice flavoured with a hint of cinnamon. It makes a lovely summer drink, for the grown ups spritz it up with a splash of vodka/gin or sparkling wine. Very refreshing on a hot day! Ingredients: Rhubarb, sugar and cinnamon sticks.  Mix about one part of… Continue reading Rhubarb juice, raparperimehua

Raparperi bébéet, rhubarb buttercream pastries

This is my attempt to combine rhubarb, a big favourite of mine, with a classic Finnish buttercream pastry called "Bébé", which I also love. The Bébé has been around for at least a century - I found the recipe in an old cook book of mine from  1922 🙂 * Bébé-leivos on valintani kahvilan kakkutiskillä.… Continue reading Raparperi bébéet, rhubarb buttercream pastries

Rhubarb and meringue “Brita cake”, raparperibritakakku

Summer really begins with a rhubarb cake! I've made this version several times for my mother's birthday which is at this time of the year and everyone seems to love it 🙂 * Tämä suussasulavan raparperipiirakan ohje on viiden vuoden takaisesta Kotivinkki-lehdestä. Lehti on aina raparperiaikaan kateissa joten kirjoitan sen nyt tänne muistiin. Britakakun voi… Continue reading Rhubarb and meringue “Brita cake”, raparperibritakakku

Rhubarb cheesecake, raparperijuustokakku

A classic cheesecake recipe flavoured with rhubarb. This should be made preferably a day in advance and chilled in the fridge. You can leave out the rhubarb altogether or use a substitute eg. cherries, but adjust the amount of sugar if you use a sweeter filling. Vanhanajan uunissa paistettu juustokakku raparperilla maustettuna. Raparperin voi hyvin… Continue reading Rhubarb cheesecake, raparperijuustokakku