5 Delicious Dishes in Finland You Need to Try!

For those who already plan to go on vacation to Finland, here are 5 recommendations for Finnish foods you must try!
8 Nov 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania

Finland is known as one of the countries with the best quality education in the world. If you visit Finland, there are various places to explore and fun to see. Not only tours, but you can also try a variety of delicious and unique culinary delights in Finland. Well, for those who plan to vacation in Finland, here are 5 recommendations for typical Finnish food that you must try!

1. Smoked White Fish, Savustettu Siika

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K-Rouka

Savustettu Siika is a smoked fish dish that is usually found in restaurants in Finland. Whitefish are typically found in rivers in Finland that are treated with salt and spices. This food is generally eaten directly or with other vegetables.

2. Flatbread, Rieska

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GoTravelly

Rieska is bread made of flour, salt, and yeast formed into a flat shape. The most delicious way to eat Rieska is to use butter and also peanut butter or strawberry jam. You can find this dish at various pastry shops in Helsinki or make your own at home.

3. Potatoes with Chantarelle Sauce, Silli Ja Uudet Perunat

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Silli Ja Uudet Perunat is a baby potato processed with fresh herring and added to chantarelle sauce. This dish is suitable to be eaten when the weather is cold and eaten together with friends or family.

4. Deer Meat Process, Poronkäristys

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Poronkäristys is finely chopped venison, then cooked using spices and served with mashed potatoes, pickles, and lingonberries. You can commonly found in various seasons in Finland and is added with vegetables such as carrots or pickles as a complementary.

5. Kind of Cheese, Leipajuusto

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Freepik

The last Finnish food recommendation is Leipajuusto. This food is made from cow's milk and cheese bread which can be found in many local supermarkets in Helsinki. Leipajuusto can be served warm or cold and is usually filled with Cloudberry.

Thus a review of typical Finnish food. Which one do you most want to try?

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