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FINNISH MAY DAY RECIPES

Here are some typical Finnish dishes one can serve during the May Day celebration, on the May 1st.

Read more about traditional Finnish May Day celebration here.

May Day menu

May Day celebration

Aperitif of champagne, sparkling wine or mead

Smoked reindeer canapés | Smoked salmon croustades

Vodka or aquavit schnaps

Pickled herring parfait

Assorted cold fish platter:
Marinated or pickled herring, gravlax and smoked Baltic herring
accompanied by
slices of boiled potatoes, onion and hard-boiled eggs,
dill and smetana

Mixed
herring salad
or Salad of fresh greens,
goat cheese and walnuts

Focaccia bread

Sparkling wine, beer or mead

May Day fritters with mead
Chocolate cheesecake

Coffee or tea
Cognac or liqueur

May Day celebration


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