Finnish Food and Drink

Finnish food and drink; everyday and Finnish occasion food. Plus my favourite recipes (Finnish and International).
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Finland; Joulutorttu - Christmas tart

Finnish Christmas Prune Tarts ~ Joulutorttu, that is delicious year-round. This was always a Christmas traditional treat. Mom made the best. I need to continue that tradition.

Felicity Cloake’s perfect millionaire’s shortbread.

How to make the 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

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

Nakkisoppa (Hot Dog or Sausage Soup from Finland) - just made this for lunch, fast, easy, and the kids enjoyed it!

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.

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

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).

Rye bread is made of domestic ingredients, it’s healthy and has historical roots.

Popular Finnish foods. Finland Insider.

Pulla ~ Very common in Finland. My Finnish Grandma was an awesome baker, but don't recall these!

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