The Classic and Simple Finnish Salmon Soup

The Classic and Simple Finnish Salmon Soup

The Finnish salmon soup (lohikeitto, in Finnish) is the perfect soup. It’s like the little black dress of Finnish cuisine. At the same time, a salmon soup is easy home cooking, super healthy and suitable for any event. In this household, it's the go-to recipe for busy...

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7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

Are you on a quest to find Finnish food in a grocery store and puzzled by the options? Let a Finn help you out! I've collected seven Finnish foods you should taste when you are in Finland! Here are the first four Finnish favorites. #1 Fazer Blue Chocolate In Finnish:...

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The Complete Guide to Finnish Breakfast

The Complete Guide to Finnish Breakfast

Put your pain au chocolat or Lucky Charms aside, here comes Finnish breakfast! What are Finns eating at breakfast? The most significant difference between Finnish and many other breakfasts is that Finns rarely eat anything especially sweet, like pastries or sugar cereals, in the morning time.

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Finland Fun Facts: 10 Inseparable Finnish Pairs

Finland Fun Facts: 10 Inseparable Finnish Pairs

I love writing about Finland fun facts. Our country is full of those! Let me introduce you to ten inseparable Finnish couples, each telling their own story about Finnish culture and heritage. 10 inseparable Finnish pairs #1 Liver casserole and lingonberry jam Liver...

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Finnish Pancakes and the Only Recipe You Need!

Finnish Pancakes and the Only Recipe You Need!

You know that popular question "What would you eat as your last meal?". I know my answer in a heartbeat - definitely Finnish pancakes with berry jam and whipped cream. These big, thin pancakes combine crispness and soft texture with the flavor of open-fire cooking....

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Foraging for Food Guide to Finland

Foraging for Food Guide to Finland

Foraging means gathering wild food from nature, for free. Finnish forests are an endless source of trendy superfood. The use of forest-grown ingredients was diminishing for some years, but now there is a new enthusiasm for wild herbs. I owe my wild herbing skills...

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