Once you’ve made korvapuusti once, you’ll never stop.
A light and fluffy mustikkapiirakka
Traditional Finnish blueberry pie is really more like a cake. It doesn't have a pastry crust, and its batter is made out of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. It's best served with ice cream and a strong coffee as an afternoon treat. Find a recipe here.
Cabbage rolls are fiddly to make, but they're definitely worth the effort. Stuffed full of ground beef, breadcrumbs, rice, and onions, they make for a delicious dinner when you fancy something comforting. They're often served with syrup, but many Finns just eat them with lingonberry jam. Find a recipe here.
Usually served with boiled potatoes, Finnish hot dog sauce is the ultimate comfort food. It's basically sautéed hot dogs, which are then fried and then doused in a thick onion sauce. Find a recipe here.
Often referred to as “squeaky cheese” by Finns, “leipajuusto” literally means “bread cheese”. Here's a recipe that'll tell you how to make it from scratch, but you're probably best buying the ready-made stuff from IKEA and heating it in the oven. Finns serve it hot, with cold milk, and cloudberry jam.