Chef's Seasons - Autumn.
Quality recipes by Michelin-star chef Pekka Terävä.

During his long career, Pekka Terävä has cooked and managed the best restaurants in Finland, cooked on domestic and international stages, published books and hosted TV shows. His restaurant OLO in Helsinki received its first Michelin Star in March 2011.

                               Photos by Jukka Pekka Laakio

These recipes represent the modern Nordic cuisine, where traditional raw materials of the North are well-respected.

Our selection follows the yearly cycle of the Nordic nature, bringing to the table only what is at best at a given time.

This is the first set of recipes for all the four seasons.

The following recipes are included in this collection:

Arctic bramble parfait

Blueberry tart and cardamom milkshakes

Cloudberry and white chocolate mousse

Crawfish cocotte and chili mayonnaise

Duck legs

Elk epigram

Grilled whitefish and carrot sauce

Jerusalem artichoke soup

Pear vol-au-vent

Pike meatloaf and allspice sauce

Plum frangipane and plum and Armagnac ice cream

Rack of rabbit and Madeira sauce

Reindeer chops and William potatoes

Sautéed sea trout and parsnip sauce

Sea buckthorn and punch tart

Turbot and Noilly Pratt –sauce

Vendace roe toast and black trumpet sauce

Venison roast and truffle celery salad

Wood pigeon and fig sauce

The recipes were originally published in Finnish book "Keittiömestarin vuodenajat".
Some of these recipes may not be the easiest ones to make, but for sure are they inspiring.
Feel free to substitute ingredients if you cannot get your hands on some of them. Use ready-made stocks and demi-glace if you cannot find the time to prepare them yourself.
Also, note that these recipes are written in English.

Bon Appétit!






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