Most of you know that back home I worked in my family’s bakery and every baking magazine I would get always had an article about “topped muffins.” I would see them here and there in various other bakeries and grocery shops, but here in Finland I haven’t seen a muffin without a top on it. … More The Next Big Thing
I have been in several cathedrals both in Europe and back in the States, but the Turku Cathedral was like none I had ever seen before. First we noticed that Turku Cathedral is a lot smaller than most, and it’s in the middle of a neighborhood which seemed a bit strange to us. Second, the … More Art @ Turku Cathedral
To celebrate Easter here in Finland, we went to the candy shop and bought our Easter eggs. The children here receive eggs about 10 times the size of these, but they’re filled with toys instead of cream. The woman who ran the candy shop didn’t speak one iota of English, so we had to rely … More Happy Easter!
Sorry we’re a few days behind. Internet has been hard to come by since the city basically shut down from Good Friday to Easter Monday for the Easter holiday. To start off the Easter holiday the Turku Cathedral had a ballet performance inside on Friday afternoon, then later that night at 9:30 (the sun is … More Good Friday
A few days ago, while roaming the city I came across a little place called Latte Cafe. It’s a small cafe near the heart of the city that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in-between, but they specialize in kahvi (coffee). Not only is this little cafe coffee crazy, but it turns out that the … More Kahvi