7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

Here are seven Finnish foods to buy and try at a Finnish grocery store. I hope these tips help you if you’re on a quest to find some local food and puzzled by the options! Without further ado, here are the first four Finnish favorites that you should taste.#1 Fazer...

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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 their breakfast? The most significant difference between Finnish and many other breakfasts is that Finns rarely eat anything especially sweet, like pastries or...

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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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Delicious and Easy Salmon Recipe from Finland

Delicious and Easy Salmon Recipe from Finland

The first warm and sunny summer days hit my hometown couple of days ago, and we have been enjoying every ray of the sun. Our pale vampire skin has been glazed with sunscreen, of course. Barbecue and summer food has been the theme of the weekend. For the next couple of...

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7 Things to Know about Food Shopping in Finland

7 Things to Know about Food Shopping in Finland

Today I write about a necessary chore in everybody's life - the fascinating task of going to the grocery store! I just have a hunch that if you are ever in Finland, you might wonder to a market of some sort to get at least snacks. There are some things you may...

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How to Grow Potatoes (like a Finn)

How to Grow Potatoes (like a Finn)

Growing potatoes and baking rye bread are what kept us Finns alive for centuries. That is why we all have a bit (or a lot!) of dirt under nails. Many families still grow potatoes, maybe not for the whole year need as in the history, but at least for the short summer...

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