I am very excited to announce that, this October, I will be giving five hands-on instructional classes at Aromi Magazine’s professional kitchen in Helsinki, Finland. These classes are for “foodies” of all levels who are looking to learn new recipes in a fun, yet educational way.
As a blogger for the Helsinki Secret Residence, I was able to experience, as a local, the food, culture and beautiful nature of this city and its surrounding areas. Here in this post I share my Helsinki highlights with you all.
The secret is out! I have been chosen to be a guest chef/blogger for the travel site, VisitHelsinki.com. Follow me as I explore Helsinki’s burgeoning food scene.
Åland is a great place to get a taste of island life in northern Europe. Very few people think of vacationing on a northern island. I hope this post on the Åland Islands will entice you to change your attitude about latitude and try a different type of island getaway.
Hotel Pommern of the Åland Hotel Group welcomes chef Franco Lania on March 10th-12th. Franco will cook a 5-course tasting menu. Chef Lania is a 9/11 survivor and from that day forward he changed his career focus. His new mission is to help people get their lives back on track by enlivening them via the invigorating energy of cooking. “It’s all about receiving a warm embrace from the stove”, the chef says
Mamma Maria is a true Italian oasis in the heart of Lahti, Finland. From its decor to its friendly Italian waitstaff to the well-prepared and authentic Italian food, this restaurant delivers a very warm and welcoming Italian embrace in the midst of a Finnish winter.
Yes! Santa Claus’s real home base is located at: ” Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland”.
Laskiaispulla: Scandinavian sweet cardamon-spiced buns, traditionally made to celebrate “Shrove Tuesday.” These buns are a delicious way to eat “heavy” before the season of fasting and Lent begins.
After spending several weeks in Scandinavia for the holidays, it’s time to share. From Helsinki to Stockholm. From a Christmas cruise across the Baltic to Helsinki’s premiere culinary school, Perho. Shared here are the highlights of my Scandinavian Christmas journey. Enjoy!