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Borscht soup

This recipe was born in Ukraine, but this dish is largely used in Russia too. The Russian variant includes also cabbage. By now, this borscht soup is part of Finnish culture too since Finland has been under Russian domain for a century. I’m fact, only in 1917 Finland became…

Aronia pie

Speaking once more about aronia, when I finished to prepare my homemade aronia juice, I decided I would conserve the berries to which I extracted the nectar from in freezer. Then Klapsu’s granny gave me a fantastic hint: she suggested I could use them in a pie.

And here it…

Homemade berry juice

I vividly remember how nice it was, when I was a kid, to pick with granny and dad black cherries from the tree we used to have in the garden. Then we would take away the pits, boil the cherries with sugar, extract some juice out of them and…