Traditional Finnish sweets + contest’s results

In Finland anyone can find an abundance of delicious, sweet products, for Finns are devotees of sweets. Most o them appreciate pastries. A cake at a family party or company event is almost mandatory. Also, smaller and major holidays are sprinkled with traditional pastries, which are often a combination of soft sponge cake and berries. Apples found their special place […]

Finnish Easter and the memory of a long-gone winter

Once again, I was deceived by the assumption that if a country is in Europe, its holidays and festivities look more-or-less the same as in Poland. Finland again surprises me, and positively at that! Moreover helps me in understanding, that I should not rest on my laurels, and watch what is happening around me. The more that during Easter in […]

Valentine’s Day in Finland

Do you remember my post from last year on Valentine’s Day? Since I currently live in Finland, I could confront theory with practice. It turns out that this country does not fall head over heels with the Valentine’s Day. In vain, I looked around and around in search of exhibitions decorated with tons of hearts, cupids and Valentine’s I was […]