January 18, 2013
Dinner at Sokeri-Jussi at Oulu, Finland
On our second evening in Oulu we covered up in warm clothes and went out into the cold evening, with temperature at - 18'C. Walking on snow in these low temperatures has it´s very special creaking sound. I wanted to taste some local food, so I dragged my colleagues with me to a Lappish style restaurant called Sokeri-Jussi housed in a old wood house. The entire decoration was like in agriculture museum, which was were fitting to the house.
I really like to eat game, so when I can see this on the menu card, I will select the game dish. In this case I actually had to chose between elk or reindeer, so I decided to go for a cousin of Rudolf with the red noise.
The Tavern Cocktail made up of Shaman Spirits Lingonberryvodka (2 cl), Shaman Spirits honey-liqueur (2 cl), Granberry juice, Soda water and ice. It had a wonderful red colour, the taste was good, but I have no plan of re-creating this cocktail at home.
The meat was excellent with it´s dark meat taste and structure like soft butter. And the morel stew was just great in taste.
In total I ended to with paying approx 67 € for food and drinks incl a cup of tea.