Cultural cuisine: rye bread and herrings
Cultural cuisine: rye bread and herrings are two traditional food items that have been well used for a long time, they are part of the regional cuisine. Herrings and Baltic herrings been fished for food for many thousands of years. The grain growing appeared in the gulf of Finland around 2500 BC. The craft of grain farming came with the war axe tribes at that time. The Ingria-land people of the gulf of Finland would most likely would have used natural grains for food long before the migrating tribes came to the gulf of Finland from the west.
Cultural cuisine: rye bread and herrings is one of the main stays of the traditional cuisine tables in Finland.