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Omenapiirakka (Finland)

Omenapiirakka (Finland)

125 g unsalted butter ( I used lactose-free butter ) 125 g caster sugar 125 g all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 eggs beaten 3-5 apples ( I used 5 small ones. A good substitute would be Granny Smith apples ) 2 tbsp 

Kiisseli ( Finland)

Kiisseli ( Finland)

1 lg. pot boiling water (about 3 qt.) 1 box pitted prunes 1 box raisins 2 cinnamon sticks 1 bottle dark Karo syrup 2 tbsp. lemon juice 4 heaping tbsp. potato flour or cornstarch 1 c. water 16 oz. frozen or fresh strawberries or raspberries 

Valkosipulikeitto (Finland)

Valkosipulikeitto (Finland)

Ingredients 3 valkosipulia (100 g) vehnäjauhoja voita valkopippuria kasvisliemikuutioita puoli pakkaa viherpippurisulatejuustoa KUORRUTUKSEEN: puolikas ranskanleipä juustoraastetta Method – Kuori valkosipulinkynnet ja pilko pari niistä – Freesaa kaikki kynnet voissa – Lisää 3 rkl vehnäjauhoja (sekoita vehnäjauhot kunnolla rasvaan etteivät tönkkiinny) – Lisää litra kylmää vettä 

Hernekeitto (Finland)

Hernekeitto (Finland)

Ingredients 8 cups water 1 lb dried whole green peas 1 lb smoked ham (include bone if you can) 1 bay leaf 1 onion 1 -2 teaspoon salt Pepper, paprika to taste Potatoes (optional) Carrots (optional) Rice or barley (optional) Directions Clean and drain peas 

Merimiespata (Finland)

Merimiespata (Finland)

Merimiespata Ingredients 1 (600gm but you can use more) boneless lean beef, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 tablespoon oil (I almost always use Olive Oil but suit yourself) 1 tablespoon butter 2 large onions, sliced thinly 1 kg potatoes, peeled and cut into slices 

Karjalanpaisti ( Finland)

Karjalanpaisti ( Finland)

Ingredients 1 lb beef chuck , cut in 1-inch cubes 1/2 pork shoulder , cut in 1-inch cubes 1 medium onion , peeled and quartered 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp allspice powder 1-2 tsp salt 1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 275 F. Use a heavy casserole or pot with a tight-fitting lid. Place the meat in the 

Mustamakkara (Finland)

Mustamakkara (Finland)

Ingredients 4 cups fresh pig’s blood 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups steel cut oatmeal 2 cups pork fat finely chopped 1 yellow onion, diced 1 cup milk 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice Directions Preheat the oven to 

Lihapullat (Finland)

Lihapullat (Finland)

Finnish Meatballs – Lihapullat Makes 4 – 6 portions 500 g ground beef (or you can use half beef and half ground pork) 1 dl (about half cup) dry breadcrumbs. It is called “korppujauho” here and it differs from normal breadcrumbs (and Japanese “panko”) once 

Nakkikastike (Finland)

Nakkikastike (Finland)

2 tbsp butter or ghee, divided 1 pkg hot dogs or weiners of your choice, sliced 1/2 onion, coarsely chopped 1 carrot, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp brown mustard 1 tbsp tomato paste 2 cups chicken broth 1/2 tsp salt, more to 

Kaalilaatikko (Finland)

Kaalilaatikko (Finland)

Ingredients 3/4 cup short grain rice Knob of butter 1 brown onion, sliced 500g mince Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon oil 1 cabbage, diced thinly 1 tablespoon golden syrup 2 cups beef stock Method: Cook rice in rice cooker as per usual method. Preheat oven to 200C. Melt