About Chryssa Skodra

Chryssa Skodra is a journalist and serial blogger with passion for food, travelling and events.

An oasis near Helsinki: Delicious food with a view at Pihlajasaari restaurant

By |2020-08-17T10:31:08+03:00August 17th, 2020|Food, Kesä, Pihlajasaari, Ruoka, Summer, Theron Bistro|

If you are in Helsinki in summer and the weather is warm, there is a hidden gem you ought to visit: Pihlajasaari island. No wonder this picturesque island with the sandy beaches is beloved by Helsinkians. On a warm, sunny day towards the end of July our blended family of five (2 adults and 3 [...]

Enjoy an upscale lunch on Thursdays at Svenska Klubben!

By |2020-02-11T13:30:12+02:00February 11th, 2020|Events, Food, Haastattelut, Interviews, Kokouspaikat Helsingissä, Lounas, Yleinen|

Svenska Klubben ('Swedish Club' of Helsinki) is a high-class event venue built in 1900 located at the Kruununhaka district, an area at the center of Finland's capital next to the harbour where many embassies reside. At this historic building, the Svenska Klubben conversational club for gentlemen has been meeting weekly and its members have been [...]

For the love of love and food!

By |2018-03-29T12:56:18+03:00January 29th, 2018|Events, Food, Haastattelut, Ihmiset, Interviews, People, Tapahtumat, Weddings, Yleinen|

In mid January the Mennään naimisiin ('Let's get married', in English) wedding fair takes place annually in Wahna Satama organised by the Mennään naimisiin magazine.  Mennään naimisiin is the leading wedding magazine in Finland that provides wedding inspiration to brides and grooms, widely appreciated for its high visual and editorial quality. The Mennään naimisiin wedding fair [...]

Pikkujoulut inspired by the roaring 20’s

By |2017-12-08T11:35:11+02:00December 8th, 2017|20's style, Events, Tapahtumat, Themes|

Finns love their pikkujoulut Pikkujoulu (‘little Christmas’ in Finnish) is a pre-Christmas tradition to celebrate with family, friends and colleagues with an abundance of food and drinks as well as entertainment. Pikkujoulu parties are held by all organisations and companies, in the weeks prior to Christmas all across Finland. Especially in companies, pikkujoulut is a feast or banquet [...]

Brazil and Finland: 100 years of friendship (and tasty food!)

By |2017-05-22T19:32:17+03:00May 18th, 2017|Food, Haastattelut, Ihmiset, Interviews, People, Ruoka, Yleinen|

Theron Catering has been catering for a variety of events and functions at the Embassy of Brazil over the years. We decided to find out about Brazilian culture and share our insights with you. In this blog post, we feature an interview with Maila-Kaarina Rantanen, Director of the Brazil-Finland Cultural Center at the Embassy of Brazil [...]

Welcome to Philippos’ Winter Wonderland 1-year birthday party!

By |2017-02-02T11:40:53+02:00January 18th, 2017|Birthday party, Events, Food, People, Ruoka, Tapahtumat, Yleinen|

Towards the end of 2015 on December 14, I was blessed to welcome our baby boy Philippos into our lives. Last month, he became 1 year old! I planned a small gathering of friends and family to celebrate our baby's first birthday with the catering provided by Theron Catering. First birthday parties are really for [...]

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