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Runeberg’s thumbprint cookies

Soon it’s again my favorite time of the year! February 5th marks the anniversary of Runeberg, a very important Finnish poet. If you’ve followed this blog (under a different name) for a while, you might remember this character, but here’s a link to a post explaining about this great…

Runebergintorttu’s story

Today in Finland is a very special day. It is Runeberginpäivä, the day of Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877), the national poet of Finland.
Probably his major work was The tales of Ensign Stål, first published in 1848, in Swedish.

This collection of quite patriotic poems tells about the war of Finland,…