Evelin Ilves participates in international food fair in Helsinki
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 21:13
Evelin Ilves will be introducing rye bread and Estonian cuisine at an international food fair in Helsinki on Friday, 28 October.
Evelin Ilves, who recently published a cookbook entitled “Gifts of Taste” (Kingitud maitsed), will make some griddle bread in the show kitchen at the fair and talk about Estonian cuisine with the captain of the Finnish team of Masterchef, Kari Aihinen, who is also Head Chef of Restaurant Savoy in Helsinki. Several small-scale Estonian agricultural producers will also be present at the fair.
The food fair takes place at the same time as the international book fair in Helsinki. One of the opening notes of the fair will be given by the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is also at the book fair presenting his recent book, Omalla äänellä, which is a collection of his essays, articles and presentations from recent years.
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Mrs. Evelin Ilves will also visit the Estonian House (Viro Centre) in Helsinki. The centre was opened last year, 17 September, and houses the most important organisations that facilitate cultural, educational, tourism and economic relations between Estonia and Finland.
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