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.

 

Salted Fish

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

 

Seasonal Salad

Organically grown lettuce, different edible leafs of wild herbs and vegetables with house dressing

 


Drinks — 

Home made beer- Kotikalja

A traditional Finnish rye based table beer. ALCOHOL FREE

Wines

Beers

 

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

 


Dessert

Oven baked quark with home made jam

 

Blueberry crust served with vanilla sauce

 

Marrow cake served with fresh cheese dressing