I have recently discovered that I just love cooking and baking, who knew! I am so eager to try all kinds of Finnish recipes, it has opened up an appreciation for my heritage and traditional Finnish fare. I am now listening intently to my Dad’s stories of what they ate as kids and am finding Finnish and foodie blogs so inspiring.
I stumbled across this book on the weekend featuring recipes from Nordic Bakery, and was so excited! Nordic Bakery is located in London and serves Scandinavian food *love*. I sure wish they had one in my neighbourhood. I’ve taken some photos of images in the book (with my iphone, apologies for the quality) to show you how lovely it is! You really should get yourself a copy, if not to try the recipes just to ogle the images.
|Vegetable and blue cheese tart|
|Karelian pies (Karjalanpiirakka)|
|Christmas star pastries (Joulutorttu)|
|Little butter buns|
|Boston cake (Bostonkakku)|
Needless to say a few of these dishes will be making (or already have made) an appearance on my blog. You know I am going to try them out. You also know I am going to share. Some of the recipes vary a little from those that I have acquired from my grandmother and Mum, I am up for variety so will appreciate being able to sample them.
During my search for inspiration I also came across this lovely blog. Not only are the dishes featured AMAZING the photography is sublime. Enjoy!
** This is not a sponsored post but I would welcome with a smile any samples Nordic Bakery would like to send my way. Image rights: Ryland, Peters & Small.