Local Food and Karelian kitchen

Welcome to the world of local flavors


Whit us you will enjoy golden butter on rye bread, crisp on the outside and soft from the inside, fish, pies in many forms, and long stewed root vegetables. 
Would you also like to learn how to bake Karelian pies?

Welcome to find the lovely flavours and friendliness. We are proud of everything we to offer with local and pure flavours.
We serve lovely food garnished with local culture and Karelian hospitality. 

Guesthouse to Guesthouse Karelia à la carte Sauna Tour

From Guesthouse to Guest House sauna adventure with Karelia delicacies and cuisine workshops.

Island journey to Kynsisaari-island

Beautiful Pielinen. The trip is suitable for the whole family

Karelian evening

A delicious dinner at the Guesthouse with music

The Karelian Pasty Workshop

Karelian pasties or pies are to Finnish food tradition what pizzas are to Italian. Authentic thin-crust, hand-made Karelian pies can be found all over...

A unique Karelian culinary and culture in Eastern Finland

Highlights and most interesting places to visit.

Experience Valamo Menu at Bomba Karelian House!

Karelian culture is strongly linked to Orthodox religion.
The Orthodox religion and Karelian culture can also be seen in the buildings at Bomba.
The tastes of Valamo Monastery can be experienced through Valamo menu at Bomba restaurant;
where the delicious menu is combined with Valamo Monastery's berry wines.


Karelia à la carte
This cookbook was created in the kitchen of Pihlajapuu Inn.

Price: 20 €