Who am I? A freelance food + prop stylist, cook, 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: Editorial and commercial photo shoots, preparing and styling food for TV commercials, visual concepting for editorial photo shoots, recipe developing and other food related projects.
Clients: ELO-säätiö, Fazer Food & Co., Metsähallitus, Marimekko, Saarioinen, Satokausikalenteri, Stockmann, Valio, Viini-lehti 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.