About Finnish Food Girl

Sharing the recipes of Finland and beyond!

About the Creator:

Amanda is a self-taught food-enthusiast and baker who loves making cookies, pastries, and other delicacies of Finnish cuisine! She created this site to share her love of baking and cooking with others.  Please share, comment and enjoy the dishes with your friends and family!

Amanda spent 9 months studying in Finland under the auspices of the Fulbright program.  During her time there, she cooked and ate a lot of food. Amanda’s direct family can be traced back to Finland and many of her Finnish relatives still reside in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan which has a large Finnish population.

Outside of her love of the kitchen, Amanda is a professionally trained opera singer with an extensive background in classical music. She also sings in Finnish!

In addition to cooking and music, Amanda enjoys hiking, traveling, going to the beach and eating out!