Finland is a country located in Northern Europe. Ranked as the happiest country in the world, there are certainly many interesting facts that you have to understand about this country. Starting from education to tourism, it has managed to steal the attention of the entire world community.
So what about the cuisine? Although not as popular as food from other European countries, the fact is that Finland also has several mouth-watering dishes, including the following ten snacks.
- Tippaleipä is a kind of sweet cake with a crunchy texture. This circular snack is one of Finland’s most popular dishes
- Similar to the way a burger is served, laskiaispulla consists of a round bun that is split in half. Then it is filled with jam and whipped cream or it can be almond paste
- Made from potatoes and wheat flour, perunalaatikko is easy to find during Christmas celebrations in Finland. You can enjoy it with a sprinkling of nutmeg powder on top or without the addition of any food ingredients
- A cake with a characteristic brown color, runebergintorttu has a tempting appearance. The texture is crispy and soft because it is processed from crumbs of pastries and some other cake-making ingredients
- Munkki is a traditional Finnish snack that is classified as a donut. At first glance, there is no difference between munkki and donuts in general. However, compared to other types of donuts, this sweet snack has a denser and moister texture, you know!
- Also known as juustoilepä, this leipajuusto dish is a typical Finnish cheese. Baked cheese is served with ice cream and other dishes for breakfast or just as a snack. Yummy!
- Karjalanpiirakka or also called Karelian pie is made from rye flour filled with cream. Generally, the cream is made from a mixture of milk and potatoes, so that this dish has a crunchy outside texture but soft inside
- Next, there is korvapuusti which is classified as pastry. This one roll cake has a distinctive cinnamon taste which is suitable for friends to drink tea or as a breakfast menu
- Not white bread, but rieska which is generally served with butter, milk, or various toppings such as smoked fish as a filler for the Finnish stomach. This flatbread has a texture that is crunchy when bitten and also has a flat round shape
- Lastly, there is mannapuuro, a healthy Finnish porridge made from semolina flour and milk. This snack has a savory and creamy taste. Make me addicted!
Well, those are some typical Finnish snacks that taste delicious and appetizing. Anyway, which snack number is the version that makes you drool the most?