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Cuisine of Lapland for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Rovaniemi - Santa Claus Village Laplandian cuisine remains one of the most upscale and healthy in the world, because the main supplier of products for the local restaurants is nature itself. Since ancient times, local diet has been based on meat and fish; they continue to be main products of the national menu even these days. Forest lakes and rivers are rich in salmon; absolutely all national restaurants would offer it. Foodies should definitely evaluate rainbow trout baked in its own juice and salmon fillet cooked over an open fire.
Lapland is a recognized center of winter recreation, but those who prefer to devote considerable time to excursions would enjoy the region. It’s worth to start discovering sights with … Open
A typical national dish is fish soup; every chef in Lapland cooks it in his unique way. Exquisite fish dishes are complemented by lots of interesting toppings that allow emphasizing the special taste of fish.
As for deli meats, poronkäristys venison stew is an undisputable leader. Meat features quite specific taste; the national delicacy has many admirers. Mashed potatoes complement meat; garnish is flavored with roasted mushrooms and leeks and sometimes with cowberry jam. Copyright
Main attractions of Lapland are its beautiful natural places. In total, the region has 7 beautiful national parks, each of which features its own unique attractions. Lemmenjoen … Open
Those who can’t imagine a meal without exquisite cheese should definitely try Leypyayuusto. This cheese is often called creaky; it lefts little squeaks on the teeth and has a very pleasant and gentle taste. There are many interesting ways to serve cheese. Sometimes it is poured with hot coffee; this dish is called kaffeost. Sweet tooth would like cheese complemented by various berry jams; it’s hard to imagine the more useful and delicious dessert.
Northern Lights Speaking of gifts of nature, it’s certainly worth to mention various berries of Lapland. The national symbol of the region is cloudberry; a very interesting local holiday is dedicated to it. Delicious berries are used for jams and preserves, juices, desserts and unusual wine that can be bought as a souvenir. Natural fresh products are important, but they are not the only distinctive feature of the local cuisine. Local residents treat food in a special way; they cook with great care and diligence.
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National cuisine of Finland

The national cuisine of Finland can be called endemic: majority of its dishes cannot be tried in any other country. Traditional Finnish meal is food based on fish, meat, potatoes, mushrooms, and milk. Most dishes have an uncommon composition: the roast can be prepared from meat and fish, while milk and butter can be combined with anything. Salads are usually used as an appetizer: “rosolli” – from cooked vegetables with herring, “salamat” – from seafood and crayfish. Traditional Finnish appetizer is “graavilohi”, slices of rye bread with pickled fish. It is seasoned with salt, pepper and sugar, sprinkled with dill, after which it is then soaked in cognac or brandy. So the fish is marinated for several days. “Voilepakakku” is bread or a cake with butter, herbs and garlic. Caviar trout is mixed with sour cream and herbs, and then spread on bread. … Open
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It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Lapland

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