The Karelian Dinner —
Karelian Pie - Sulhaspiirakka
Sulhaspiirakka is half moon shape rye crust pie with cooked barley grains and boiled eggs.
Organic rye bread
Soul of our guesthouse kitchen. Rye bread is made with sourdough, fresh spring water and sea salt. Wood burning oven gives the final flavor for original Finnish sour rye bread. We also teach how to make rye bread.
Slow cooked fresh pike, pike birch or vendace from the lake is a perfect match with our house made rye bread
Pickled mushroom salad
Salted mushrooms with Karelian sour cream and chopped onion
Cabbage Salad (Classic)
Cabbage coleslaw with, carrots and onions with organic house sauce
Organically grown lettuce, different edible leafs of wild herbs and vegetables with house dressing
Home made beer- Kotikalja
A traditional Finnish rye based table beer. ALCOHOL FREE
Potatoes á la Puukarin Pysäkki
Slow baked in oven or cooked seasoned with herbs
Braised Organic Vegetables
Oven roasted seasonal vegetables with home grown herbs and spices
Vendace Roast or Baked Wild Fish
Pan-seared wild caught fish, rye crumbed vendace is served with mashed potatoes and seasoned sour cream sauce.
Karelian Roast or Braised Meat Stew
Pasture raised organic beef from our farm slowly cooked for hours in beef broth with herbs and seasonal vegetables
Oven baked quark with home made jam
Blueberry crust served with vanilla sauce
Marrow cake served with fresh cheese dressing
Try our famous Karelian pies
Dine with Style
Enjoy house made organic rye bread
Dine with a view
Stay with us —
The inn has eight rooms and apartments, of which one is a suite and one family with pets apartment. You can choose between rooms with private bathroom or Your room is a double room with shared bathroom. Room interior décor has been used wood, linen and cotton. Art and local handicrafts are also reflected in the rooms in stylish interiors. The Guesthouse´s rooms are located in three different houses; the main building on the upper floor, with the rooms I and II, and the Suite, Guesthouse Rinteelä downstairs Aino and Pekka as well as the upstairs Liisa and Sampo. Pihapirtti is a great area for families, many here also wants to stay in with pets.
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Room rates include bed linens, sauna and breakfast.
Guesthouse Tours —
Cooperation between guesthouses began twenty years ago between Äksyt Ämmät, Laitalan Lomat, Männikkölän Pirtti and Puukarin Pysäkki. Working together we will do the marketing, product design, we maintained trails, and of course we help and sparring each other work. Each house has its strengths, Puukari food, Laitalan Lomat theirs facilities, Äksyt Ämmät tourism know-how and Männikkölän Pirtti Karelian pasties. We offer close to nature, sportive holidays; fine nature experiences, which will find it is a time to enjoy. We want to make trips and holidays as environmentally friendly. Decisions take into account the adverse effects of the environment. These principles include: use of public transport, local small hotels and tourism enterprises in favor of dining services, local food, as well as the provision of ordinary everyday pleasures; mushroom trip, breakfast outdoors, wild berry jams, wood-fired sauna and herbal tea. Small areas will meet a host of people and get a feel for their way of life, can chat or you can enjoy the tranquility of guesthouses in and around the nature.