Bothnian Flatbread (Finnish maitorieska)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Traditional style bread from the river Kalajoki area in Ostrobothnia, Finland.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 liter milk
  • 13 teaspoon salt
  • 14-13 liter barley flour


  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Mix milk and salt.
  3. Add the flour, mix and form it by hand into a flat bread, about 0.5 cm thick.
  4. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  5. Serve with butter and cold milk.
Most Helpful

Easy to make and was much better tasting than expected!

Jesse Q January 06, 2007