Suomen kesää parhaimmillaan. Finnish summer at its best - fresh potatoes #food #Finland

Suomen kesää parhaimmillaan – Finnish summer at its best!

Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.

Porvoo (Finland) is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.

Finnish pancake -aka plättyjä with berries and whipped cream

Finnish pancake (muurinpohjalettuja) with berries and whipped cream Pfannkuchen in der muurikka- super!

Mansikat - Finnish strawberries are the sweetest in the world.

Mansikat - Finnish strawberries are the sweetest in the world.

Cloudberries - popular in Finnish deserts. During our one Lapland-trip, we picked Cloudberries about seven bucketful (=35 litres) The place was Misi.

Cloudberries - native to Scandinavia and other arctic regions - popular in Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish deserts. love these - here in canada we have salmon berries which are a close canadian relative of the cloud berries

Lingon berry picking in Finland

Lingon berry picking in Finland. I was so lucky to spend a few days in summer in Finland two year ago visiting my sister. We spent a few days berry picking in the forest and staying in a family wooden cottage, near a sauna and a lake.

Lake Saimaa, the fourth largest lake in Europe, situated in southeastern Finland between the cities of Lappeenranta and Joensuu and is a diverse chain of waters almost 200 kilometers long.

Punkaharju ridge in the Saimaa region. Photo courtesy of Visit Finland © MEK…

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