Easy Chanterelle Recipe: The Finnish Chanterelle Pie

Easy Chanterelle Recipe: The Finnish Chanterelle Pie

It’s soon autumn here in Finland and that means the chanterelle season is on! Chanterelles are typical, and gourmet standard, Finnish autumn food. A fun fact: I know so many Finns who hate mushrooms but love chanterelles. That is perfectly normal in Finland. So what...

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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 some amazing Finnish foods in a grocery store and puzzled by the options? Let a Finn help you out! As a fellow foodie, I've collected here seven Finnish foods you should taste when you are in Finland. Does that sound good? Psst... Follow me...

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The Irresistible Finnish Cinnamon Rolls: Pulla Recipe

The Irresistible Finnish Cinnamon Rolls: Pulla Recipe

Take one bite and you’ll understand why cinnamon buns are a staple of the Finnish cuisine! The scrumptious and soft Finnish pulla is an everyday sweet treat here in Finland. It comes in many forms: twirls, rolls, braids, and butterfly-like shapes called korvapuusti....

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Finnish Oven Pancake: Favorite Homey Dessert in Finland

Finnish Oven Pancake: Favorite Homey Dessert in Finland

The Finnish oven pancake (pannukakku in Finnish) is an ordinary dessert in any Finnish home. But when I say ordinary, I mean it in the most loving way. You see, there isn’t a Finnish kid who doesn’t have a warm memory of a just-baked crispy-on-the-top and...

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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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Foraging in Finland: Six Delicious Wild Herbs to Try

Foraging in Finland: Six Delicious Wild Herbs to Try

Foraging means gathering wild food from nature, for free. Finnish forests are an endless source of superfood! Picking mushrooms and berries is a popular pastime in Finland but there are more delicious things hidden  in the forest: wild herbs. The use of forest-grown...

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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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