Baked Vegan Donuts

What would our annual Vappu celebration be without donuts! I remember when I was a little girl in Finland and my friend Maria’s mother would make Vappu donuts every year. They were incredible delicious, hot out of the fryer. We enjoyed them with some homemade sima, of course. Sima is a kind of a fermented […]


It was beautiful Saturday, “perfect California weather”, like hubs would say. Spent most of the day outdoors just chilling. It was also Vappu, but we didn’t do anything traditional. Once there’s kids in the picture I’ll start promoting my culture a little more. Promise! We tried to take some Vappu photos for the family, but […]


 What a perfect Vappu Picnic in Central Park! It was gorgeous day; sunny, hot and spirits were high. For those who are not familiar with this Scandinavian celebration check HERE. We Finns call it Vappu and it’s probably the year’s biggest drinking day. If you ever visit Finland during this time you’ll understand why… Bunch […]