Gentle Adventure is a project that aims to encourage a beautiful, ethical and sustainable lifestyle.

food & drink

Vegan food, local food, wild food, brunch, cheap vegan wine, fair coffee & edible flowers.

Food is essential. We eat vegan food because it’s delicious and sustainable. We appreciate health, not as being of a low weight, but as getting nutrients, energy and enjoyment.

For anyone who eats food, we recommend Cowspiracy (available on Netflix).

7 Edible Wild Flowers

There is an abundance of flowers blooming in Helsinki right now. These seven are all edible, and they also grow elsewhere in Europe and in North America. This time we enjoyed them in vegan summer rolls, but the simplest way to serve edible flowers is just to sprinkle the petals on top of any food…. View Article
Botanical mead in old glass bottle and small glass

Botanical mead

Mead is a typical beverage on the May Day celebrations in Finland, and we made our almost zero waste beverage with meadowsweet, for a botanical wild food version of the traditional drink. Finnish mead (sima) is usually made with granulated brown sugar, lemons and a tiny amount of fresh yeast, so unlike some honey meads… View Article

Pink Burger Buns, Pink Coleslaw & Swede Fries

We love the concept of fast food style food that is a bit healthier and a bit fancier, made using local and/or seasonal ingredients. As nothing much grows here up North in the wintertime, we rely heavily on root vegetables and cabbages grown during the summer for sides and fillings in vegan burgers, wraps and… View Article

Fair Coffee & How to Foam Plant Milk

We enjoy coffee immensely. It is absurd that we are given the choice between fair and unfair coffee. But since this is the case, the fairer option is obviously better so that is all we buy. It is more expensive, but coffee is a luxury brought from far away and it doesn’t need to be… View Article

Leek & Potato Soup

Leek and potato puree soup is a winterly, easy to make soup. It’s great served with Oatly fraiche, coconut cream or oat or soy yogurt. The soup is beautiful garnished with fresh herb and served with crispy bread.   Leek & potato soup 1 big leek* 1/4 onion 3-5 potatoes 2 tbsp vegetable oil (olive,… View Article