Category Archives: Festive

These recipes add a touch of luxury to your hiking experience.

Warm Eggplant “Salad”

Traditional salad this is not – a warm salad is what I had in mind. Rich in flavor, great lunch. I’ve made this at home several times too. The first wilderness version was prepared in July 2012 at the Lemmenjoki … Continue reading

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White Pudding with Stripes

There are many ready made deserts in super markets, instant puddings and cakes – somehow I’ve never been interested in those. Nevertheless, deserts are luxurious in the wilderness. Here is a simple and fast desert: white pudding with berry stripes. … Continue reading

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Bread Pancakes

Poor Knights – that’s the name of this dish in Finnish. Few pieces of almost fresh bread left over from the bus ride to the wilderness – ingredients of a luxurious breakfast. This is suitable also for weekend trips, or … Continue reading

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Pickled Raw Fish

The best way to enjoy a good fish – the next day Ingredients and tools 1 kg fresh fish (salmon, whitefish, brown trout, grayling) 3 T. sea salt (c. 40 g, rough grain better than fine) 1 T. white sugar … Continue reading

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Spinach Pancakes with Cranberries

Green and red – perfect match! Make delicious spinach pancakes for a late night snack or expand it to a luxurious dinner with mashed potatoes and “wild salad”. These pancakes are healthy, including nothing useless – and easy to bake … Continue reading

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Luxury Forest Mushroom Risotto

This meal feels absolutely luxurious in the wilderness and easy to cook. If you change the vegetables a bit, you can find all the ingredients in super markets – no need to dehydrate things yourself. Risotto is lovely with fish. … Continue reading

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