Kitkan Viisas Drink
In the 1960s, the occupants of Kuusamo named their local vendace ”Kitkan Viisas”, i.e., ”The Sage of Lake Kitkajärvi,” because the small fish was smart enough not to swim downstream across the border to the Soviet Union, but instead swam upstream to Finland.
- juice of one lemon
- fine sea salt
- 4 cl vodka or other clear unflavoured alcohol
- 1 salted vendace
Rim a glass with lemon juice and dunk it into fine sea salt. Pour vodka into the glass and add the vendace.