Blog posts by Vanessa


6 June 2019
Author: Vanessa
Location: Finland

‘We believe that a Karelian Pie is as unique as its creator. Each pie is a reflection of your personality’. I take a deep breath. In front of me lie small flabs of rye dough, a wooden dough roll with pointy ends, and a bowl of rice pudding. I’m hoping that these will eventually evolve into something that could somehow be described as wholesome. Minna, our guesthouse hostess and expert Karelian pie maker, adds to the stakes: ‘These Karelian pies are the pride of our grandmothers. It’s a tradition that’s been carried forward through generations’. I’m feeling watched by generations…

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