The most awesome dining experience in Helsinki

Summer vegetable soup served with grilled cherry tomatoes, flat bread and Finnish goat cheese.

This one is an easy starter. The soup itself you can prep beforehand in a bottle and just cook the condiments over fire.

For the summer vegetable soup

Serves 4

1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
1kg ripe tomatoes,chopped
2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
2 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped
2 tbsp sherry vinegar, or to taste
2tbsp olive oil
2tsp salt, or to taste


Place the cucumber, peppers, tomatoes, garlic and spring onions in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add the sherry vinegar and olive oil and mix together. Cover and chill. Leave to marinate for at least 30 mins or overnight.

Put the vegetable mixture into a blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary. Cover and refrigerate.

For the grilled cherry tomatoes

Serves 4

500g cherry tomatoes
Olive oil


Wash the tomatoes and place them in a bowl. Toss the tomatoes with a couple tablespoons of olive oil. Place the tomatoes in a sieve on the open fire. Turn the tomatoes half way through. Be careful not to overcook or burn the tomatoes too much. Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt and serve on top of the summer vegetable soup.