Finnish Food and Drink

Finnish food and drink; everyday and Finnish occasion food. Plus my favourite recipes (Finnish and International).
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

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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).

Eat Finland! - thisisFINLAND. The art of making Karelian pasties is one of the old culinary skills that is still very much alive in Finland. Rice, or more traditionally barley, is baked inside very thin rye crust. It takes some practice to perfect the finger skills required for the folding technique.

Eat Finland! - thisisFINLAND. The art of making Karelian pasties is one of the old culinary skills that is still very much alive in Finland. Rice, or more traditionally barley, is baked inside very thin rye crust. It takes some practice to perfect the finger skills required for the folding technique.

What is Finnish Food? “What do they eat in Finland?” I asked Mike, almost immediately after we found out we were headed there (this was quickly followed by “how do we not freeze to death?”). I couldn’t name a single Finnish dish, and I really had no idea what to expect. I mean, in a place so frozen most of the year, what could they possibly be eating?

What is Finnish Food? “What do they eat in Finland?” I asked Mike, almost immediately after we found out we were headed there (this was quickly followed by “how do we not freeze to death?”). I couldn’t name a single Finnish dish, and I really had no idea what to expect. I mean, in a place so frozen most of the year, what could they possibly be eating?

Popular Finnish foods. Finland Insider.

Popular Finnish foods. Finland Insider.

Whether it’s on a table or in a proverb, rye bread has long been a cultural and nutritional cornerstone for Finns. It was also voted Finland’s national food for the centenary celebrations of the country’s independence, in 2017.

Whether it’s on a table or in a proverb, rye bread has long been a cultural and nutritional cornerstone for Finns. It was also voted Finland’s national food for the centenary celebrations of the country’s independence, in 2017.

Crucified fish, blood pancakes and rönttönen – explore the weird and wonderful flavours of Finland!

Crucified fish, blood pancakes and rönttönen – explore the weird and wonderful flavours of Finland!

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