Tareq Taylor, a chef and TV-personality from Sweden visited Soomaa for filming new series for his highly popular show, “Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery”, broadcasted in over 100 countries all over the world.
“Miesai un Garam IK”
(For the Body and Soul)
LATVIAN TRADITIONAL PIRTS* (BATHHOUSE) RITUALS
Latvian traditional pirts is known as wet bathhouse, where one gets use of the hot air, moisture (steam), water and plants as they work on human organism.
On Friday evening we arrived at Homestay Erikasmäe Torppa, our host was Isa Martens.
It was agreed earlier that our first visit would be to an enterprise called „Takaladon Liha&Kala“.
The following is a summary about our activities with guests Jaana and Miina from Finland, Trademark Hupako. Their visit was inspiring and we hope to make concrete cooperation plans after my visit to Finland.
Hosting enterprise: Majatalo Torppa , hostess Pauliina Lunna, LAG Sepra region in Finland
Visitors: hostess Sirje and host Rein Kuusik, Kuusiku Naturefarm from LAG Development Centre region, Estonia
May 02, 2017:
Our trip to Majatalo Torppa started by travelling over the Baltic sea by new ferry Megastar and further from Helsinki by bus.
Monday 22. May 2017
We arrived by car and we got acquainted with our hosts and their farm.