Gastronomy

A Cavalcade of Four Gastronomic Seasons

A Cavalcade of Four Gastronomic Seasons

Finnish cuisine reflects the country’s location between east and west.

You can also taste the endless summer days and the long winters in what Finnish cuisine has to offer. This year, as Finland celebrates its 100 years of independence, Finnish cuisine is in the spotlight.

Local delicacies

Local delicacies

The four seasons and local specialities create a colourful display across the markets of Finland.

In Tampere, for example, they sell hot black sausages, in Finnish (mustamakkara) and lingonberry sauce; in Turku, rusinamakkara, or raisin sausages, while in Pori in the autumn, fresh grilled river lampreys are sold in the market square.