Sugar makes 6% of total weight.antwony wrote: ↑24 Nov 2018 11:30This, as well, doesn't really met anykind of "common sense threshold". From what i understand, uptil the 60's (50's???) sugar was enormously expensive in Finland. Even for modern tastes, 4kgs of sugar, to 7kgs of oats, is really, really sweet. Also, while 7 kgs of oats makes lots of porridge 7kg of lingonberry is an enormous amount.JTV wrote: ↑31 May 2007 19:34Unfortunately I don't have wartime soup recipies, but what about pre-war recipy for delicious porridge from Lotta Svärd. This is probably intended for field kitchen in the first place. Its loaned from book "Suomen Lotat" (Lottas' of Finland) page 30.
"Delicious porridge (for 100 men):
Traditional recommendation for fruit soup type desserts is 2:1 fruit:sugar.
"Delicious porridge" is misleading translation . This is lingonberry porridge ( pudding sort of). The oats are there just to give consistency. As a dessert it is of course supposed to be sweet.