Essense of Lapland

Essense of Lapland

Photo: Dean Hearne
Photo: Jennie Pettersson
Photo: Lennart Jönsson
Photo: Jennie Pettersson

Eva Gunnare, Essense of Lapland, is a culture guide, food connoisseur as well as specialist in local wild herbs and berries.

Jokkmokk flavor tour

On this tour you will walk through the oldest part of Jokkmokk to Lappstan, a residential area built especially for the Sami reindeer herders in the 1950s. You will end up in Eva’s house and kitchen to taste many homemade treats made from the wild herbs and berries, and drink some herbal tea or coffee. This is a tasty way to learn more about nature, culture and life in the north.


Meet Eva, Swedish Lapland food creator

She made the move from Stockholm to Swedish Lapland in her twenties to work at a mountain station and had her first life changing experience. Several years later she had the next one as she found ...

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