Category: Food

Things have been a bit busy here – so our apologies for the paucity of blog posts. But we’ll be…

So during Vappu, we were introduced to the local drink sima. It is a seasonal drink that is usually found…

One of my real treats here in Finland is discovering all the local foods – both the daily staples (kotiruoka;…

Yesterday we headed down to the Hakaniemi Market Hall for a small celebratory lunch (almost 100 days in Finland!). There are…

In Finland the 1st of May is celebrated as Vappu – a day of great celebration and partying. There are…

A few days before Easter it was everywhere… in all the shops, in all the cafeterias, in all the adverts….

From “The rough guide to Finland”: “Look out for karjalan piirakka – oval-shaped Karelian [a region in the east of Finland]…

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