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​2018 Color of the Year: Minnesota Crush?

A Message from Chef Anna ​2018 Color of the Year: Minnesota Crush? Whether they admit it or not, the folks at Pantone who select the Color of the Year might have a little crush on Minnesota. With all the Super Bowl hoopla focusing on the new Vikings'...

Wellness Trends and Healthy Living are Here to Stay

A Message from Chef Anna Healthy New Year – Wellness – Scandinavian Design – Meaningful Food Wellness Trends and Healthy Living are Here to Stay In 2018 we will do even more healthy things for the good of our bodies, mind and home. According to the...

DIY Christmas Presents: Gingerbread Rocky Roads

A Message from Chef Anna DIY Christmas Presents: Gingerbread Rocky Roads These super yummy Rocky Roads are gifts from heaven for at least three reasons: They're very easy to make; they really taste like little pieces of heaven; and they bring back memories of fun...

Finland My Love

A Message from Chef Anna With this blog post I’m very deep into my Finnish heritage. Remember, that some time ago I posted about rye bread and wrote about rye being a superfood and the many health benefits of incorporating it into your diet. Well today, I’m writing...

Ryevolution In Minneapolis

A Message from Chef Anna In Finland, rye flour is used in so many delicious recipes, including in various types of bread. Americans often wonder why rye bread is so special to us. There are many reasons! Finns have always appreciated their rye bread. As a classic...

Midsummer

A Message from Chef Anna Midsummer – Longest Day of The Year – A Very Traditional Festival – Nightless Night Coming Together for Midsummer Midsummer is the most celebrated national holiday in Finland, taking place at the end of June. It’s typically celebrated with...

Finnish Shrovetide

A Message from Chef Anna Shrovetide precedes the beginning of Lent--a 40-day Easter fast practiced among the Catholic and the Orthodox Christians. The word Lent originally meant spring season. However, in Finland after the Reformation, fasting is no longer done—we...

Finnish Recipe – Runeberg Roll

A Poet's Delectable Treat: Runeberg Rolls Serves 15 "This pastry with dry crumbs, almond bits and tangy raspberry reminds me of my childhood in Finland in early February, coldest time of the year, when the sunlight shines just a little bit brighter than the month...

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