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4 May, 2021

Fuel your mornings right

Start the day off with delicious Finnish coffee and Oatmeal with a twist!

Outside and active finnish coffee and porridge 400

Author: Kieran Creevy

From a country that consumes more coffee per capita than any other country in the world, we can assume they know a thing or two about making a delicious kickstart for your mornings. If coffee isn’t your thing, try out this tasty porridge recipe below, balancing a healthy start with a sweetened twist.

Finnish Coffee


  • 2 tbsp finely ground coffee
  • 2-3 tsp sugar (depending on how sweet you like your coffee)
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • Water


  • Bring the water to a boil in a camping kettle
  • Add the coffee, sugar and cardamom
  • Bring back to the boil twice (don’t know exactly why, but I was told this numerous times in Finland)
  • Leave the grounds to settle for 2-3 minutes
  • Serve

Porridge with clementine, nutmeg, hazelnut butter and dark chocolate


  • 50g oatmeal
  • Water
  • Juice 1 clementine
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp hazelnut and dark chocolate butter


  • 1 tbsp hazelnut butter, plus
  • 1 square dark chocolate


  • Pour oatmeal and nutmeg powder into an insulated mug or insulated food flask
  • Bring water to the boil.
  • Pour to the top of the oats, plus 1cm extra.
  • Cover the flask/mug and leave to soak for 5-10 minutes.
  • Uncover and stir.
  • Add clementine juice and the nut butter, plus the dark chocolate.
  • Stir again and serve

Kieran Creevy

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