FINLAND NATIONAL FLAG DAY
THE FINNISH FLAG only gets flown on 'special' days. They are called 'FLAG DAY'. Today's 'FLAG DAY' is
JOHAN LUDVIG RUNEBERG
He is the 'national poet' for Finland. You can check out some of his works and history on the internet. Fascinating to read about. Today is his birthday. Therefore, it is HIS 'Flag Day'.
So, hence, the flag on the temple grounds is flying high and mighty.
Reneberg's wife made him some very special 'deserts' and he often had them for breakfast!! Since they are a 'specialty' and only available for a very short time each year, we decided to purchase TWO today and try them out. They are quite good and also quite expensive. Almost 4 euro a piece.
You can see the size of them on my plate in the above picture! Not big at all. I think we will just purchase TWO each year. Don't know that I want to tackle making them.
Here is the 'written' recipe if anyone is interested in trying them out: