Only a few things, such as rye bread and sour milk or "piimä" are still used.However if you still insist on trying real Finnish food, your partner would probably end up ordering things like sausage, pea soup, meatballs, pizza, mashed potatoes, hamburgers, fries, ad meat sandwiches – which Finns actually eat most of the time.
So don’t be surprised if a Finnish guy doesn’t greet you with effusively – like hugging or kissing your cheeks.
Indeed they stay away from physical contact even with the people they know.
A sauna is a room which is traditionally heated to 120° Celsius plus or about 250°F plus, and contains an oven filled with red-hot stones.
Traditionally, the oven is heated with firewood, but electric sauna ovens are almost as common.
The traditional sauna food is grilled cheap sausage ("lenkkimakkara") with mustard and tomato sauce and in fact sometimes the sauna is also used to prepare food like slow-roast pig and grilled sausages!
In Finland, it is common for whole families go to the sauna and when in there, people take off their clothes.
Like to party hard However this is not to indicate that Finns don’t know how to live it up.
Even if Finnish men take time to open up to foreign women, once past the initial barrier, you can have the time of your life, partying with them.
While you are perfectly comfortable talking about your job, friends, country or the last vacation you took, when it is his turn to make small talk, he is likely to go all red, start sweating and after a long silence, finally come up with something unintelligible.