Category Finland

Healthy start of 2020 with a delicious NIK recipe: Vegan Falafal with tzatsiki

Vegan and Gluten free Falafel (15 portions)  Falafels are deep-fried dumpings made from garbanzo beans or chickpears. From the Middle-East – officially Syrian national food. Nowadays falafel is an important vegetarian food also in Finland. Ingredients 2,5 dl of dry chickpears  3 tablespoons olive oil  2 teaspoons cumin  2 teaspoons of coriander  1 teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon baking soda   Crushed garlic clove … Continue Reading →

Cooking brings people together and helps migrants to integrate

Newcomers in the kitchen project is unique, so called delicious project! The NIK-project aims to enhance integration by cooking together with locals and migrants. The Netherlands coordinates this project,and Sataedu VET school from Finland, is doing this project with Belgium,… Continue Reading →

International cuisines – Nepal

Food culture, or national cuisine, is a selection of dishes and a common vocabulary known and produced by a nation or other grup. Food culture also encompasses the social side of eating, the values and symbolic meanings of food choices,… Continue Reading →

NIK took part in UN’s International day for Tolerance on 16.11.2018

NIK Sataedu arranged a multicultural food event on 16.11.2018 in one of the Sataedu’s VET-schools in Satakunta, Finland. NIK and ESF-funded project called On Steps to Learning in Satakunta did a co-operation in organizing the event. About 200 VET-students took… Continue Reading →

Cultures meet in the kitchen with Sataedu

Our NIK project partner Sataedu organised a cooking event during the UN’s International day for tolerance on November 16, 2018. One of the results: a nice video report with instructions on how to prepare delicious dishes from for example Turkey,… Continue Reading →

Cultures meet in the kitchen in Finland

Sataedu our project partner in Finland is already preparing the cooking events. To inspire the other partners they have  developed a very nice and clear video to illustratie how the different cultures from Russia, Afghanistan and Finland meet each other… Continue Reading →

Vegetable – Borscht soup

Cultural background I am Viktorya Volenko, 48 years old and originally from Ukraine. I have lived 8 years in Finland, and before that 16 years in the United States. I have a 17 year old daughter who is studying cooking…. Continue Reading →

Revani – Sweet Turkish semolina cake

I am Inci Akinci and 48 years old. I am Turkish, and lived in Finland for 18 years. I have 2 adult children and my husband owns Pizzeria. In the past, I’ve done the cleaning work, and now I want… Continue Reading →

Beef-pork meatloaf with brown sauce

Cultural background I am Milena Hristova. I was born in Bulgaria, the city of Varna, the third largest city in the country. It is located on the Black Sea coast. I live in Finland for almost 4 years. I am… Continue Reading →

Bef stew and mashed potato

Cultural background I am Milena Hristova. I was born in Bulgaria, the city of Varna, the third largest city in the country. It is located on the Black Sea coast. I live in Finland for almost 4 years. I am… Continue Reading →

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