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Who am I? A freelance food + prop stylist, recipe developer, food writer and cookbook author from Helsinki.

Expertise: To create interesting settings and stories around food inspired by art, nature and mythology. I have a broad knowledge of seasonal food and Finnish food culture.

Services: Preparing and styling food, prop styling and visual concepting for editorial and commercial photo shoots, TV commercials and productions, cookbooks and anything else you have in mind. I also provide recipe developing and and food writing services.

Clients: Bob the Robot Pictures, Glorian ruoka & viini, ELO Foundation, Fazer Food & Co., Kuubi, Marimekko, Metsähallitus, Mustan Virran Panimo, National Museum of Finland, Saarioinen, Satokausikalenteri, Scandic, SEK, Stockmann, Tillsammans Sthlm, Valio, Viini magazine, Wolt and others.

Books: Modernia maakuntaruokaa (Sesonkia 2017) - author, concept, recipes, food and style.

Satokauden ruokaa, authors Susanna Haavisto & Samuli Karjula (Otava 2016) - recipes, food and style.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Restaurant Management from HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences (Restonomi AMK). Journalism studies in Voionmaan Opisto and food journalism program by HAAGA-HELIA and Sanoma Media Finland. My work background is in catering, so I have years of experience in menu planning and cooking professionally.