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Finnish food and drink; everyday and Finnish occasion food. Plus my favourite recipes (Finnish and International).
Finnish Apple Tart with Vanilla Sauce.  #Dessert #Finland

Finnish Apple Tart with Vanilla Sauce. #Dessert #Finland

Wild strawberries in Finland.

Wild strawberries in Finland.

Finland; Joulutorttu - Christmas tart

Finland; Joulutorttu - Christmas tart

Finnish Christmas dinner

Finnish Christmas dinner

Runeberg's cake, a classic Finnish delicacy, celebrating the national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg. Runebergin torttu; erittäin maukas klassikkoherkku

Runeberg's cake, a classic Finnish delicacy, celebrating the national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg. Runebergin torttu; erittäin maukas klassikkoherkku

Felicity Cloake’s perfect millionaire’s shortbread.

How to make the perfect millionaire's shortbread

Felicity Cloake’s perfect millionaire’s shortbread.

Hot dog sauce with mashed potatoes | 23 Finnish Junk Foods The Rest Of The World Urgently Needs

Hot dog sauce with mashed potatoes

Hot dog sauce with mashed potatoes | 23 Finnish Junk Foods The Rest Of The World Urgently Needs

Nakkisoppa is an easy to make sausage and potato soup from Finland

Nakkisoppa is an easy to make sausage and potato soup from Finland

Paahtopaisti ja juuresgratiini | Liharuoat | Pirkka #food  Finland

Paahtopaisti ja juuresgratiini | Liharuoat | Pirkka #food Finland

How do you like yours? Does it need pulled pork? Can you put it in a toastie? It’s the ultimate comfort food – just don’t call it ‘mac ‘n’ cheese’.

How to eat: macaroni cheese

How do you like yours? Does it need pulled pork? Can you put it in a toastie? It’s the ultimate comfort food – just don’t call it ‘mac ‘n’ cheese’.

Potlohko Karjalast - Kotikokki.net - reseptit

Potlohko Karjalast - Kotikokki.net - reseptit

Reissumies Finnish rye bread sandwich. Via uino.indiedays.com

Reissumies Finnish rye bread sandwich. Via uino.indiedays.com

Rye bread. First cultivated in Finland over 2,000 years ago, rye grain’s adaptability to various soil types, coupled with its ability to ripen over the short northern summer, has long seen it a staple of the local cuisine.  “Finnish rye bread is a story of a poor country, as you have so few ingredients that were always available,” Johanna Mäkelä explains.

Rye bread. First cultivated in Finland over 2,000 years ago, rye grain’s adaptability to various soil types, coupled with its ability to ripen over the short northern summer, has long seen it a staple of the local cuisine. “Finnish rye bread is a story of a poor country, as you have so few ingredients that were always available,” Johanna Mäkelä explains.

And the winner is: RYE BREAD! But why did almost 10,000 people vote for ruisleipä, the Finnish word for rye bread, as the Finnish national dish? Rye bread is made of domestic ingredients, it’s healthy (and often gluten free), its recipe is improved all the time and it has a long tradition in Finnish history (“pitkät juuret historiassamme” = “long roots in our history).

And the winner is: RYE BREAD! But why did almost 10,000 people vote for ruisleipä, the Finnish word for rye bread, as the Finnish national dish? Rye bread is made of domestic ingredients, it’s healthy (and often gluten free), its recipe is improved all the time and it has a long tradition in Finnish history (“pitkät juuret historiassamme” = “long roots in our history).

Popular Finnish foods. Finland Insider.

Popular Finnish foods. Finland Insider.