Liha is the best meat cookbook in the world

Liha (Meat) was chosen as the best meat cookbook in the world at the 2014 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Beijing. Gourmand Awards is an annual cookbook and wine book competition organized by Gourmand International, sometimes called the “Oscars of food awards”.

Liha is written by Mika Remes, the photographs are by Tommi Anttonen and the recipes are compiled by Mikko Takala. The book is published by

In its elaborate 512 pages Liha tells the juicy tale of Finnish meat from pasture to plate. The book also includes more than a hundred delicious meat recipes.



The 512-page book “Liha”

(Meat – everything about meat from the pasture to one’s plate) explains everything essential to the journey of meat from the pastures to a plate.


Mika Remes’ text and Tommi Anttonen’s images take the reader on a unique trip from the pastures to the slaughterhouse, to the food processing plants, and finally
to the kitchen.


Mikko Takala’s compilation of recipes present over a 100 interesting and delicious guides to beef, pork, and chicken.


The book has been compiled in a close-knit collaboration with the experts of HK Scan Inc. “Liha” is a tool and an encyclopedia for everyone interested in meat. Only in Finnish.


Masterchef Finland

Our Mikko will be one of the head judges in Masterchef Finland 2013 television show. The third season of the series starts 22nd January 2013 on Finnish Channel 4 (Nelonen) and will be shown on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Masterchef Finland

News Mikko as a judge in Masterchef Finland 2012 Mikko, our editor/writer is currently one of the head judges in Masterchef Finland 2012.

The series is shown on Finnish Channel 4 (Nelonen) on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Best bistros in Paris! Our 30 all time favourite bistros from Astier to Ribouldingue plus classic recipes. Only in Finnish.



Unashamedly nostalgic Mummola (Granny’s kitchen) is a cookbook on classic Finnish home cooking with a twist by Hans Välimäki, owner and chef of Chez Dominique, the only two Michelin star restaurant in Finland. Edited and written by Comida’s Mikko.


London - Top 100

Our ”loveletter” to London. We’ve chosen 100 best places to shop, stay, eat, drink and be merry in mighty London town.
This is totally our selection and
features only creme de la creme of London.

Fantastic pictures and great ideas.
Sadly only in Finnish. Published by Read Me. Next one: Best of Berlin in 2013 and after that Paris in 2014. Life is good!

20 Kaupunkilomaa Euroopassa

Our 20 favourite cities in Europe and what to do in each one of them over one weekend. Best restaurants, bars, hotels and shops.
In Finnish only.



Our photographer Tommi Anttonen took fantastic pictures for chef Sami Tallberg’s cookbook on wild and foraged food.

”Villiyrttikeittokirja” features 50 different edible herbs and plants with matching recipes. Due out in English soon (Wild Herbs - Scandinavian Wild Herbs Book, Read Me 2012)


Chez Jouni

Our friend Jouni, Finnish born chef with one Michelin star restaurant in Nice filmed a cookery show for MTV3.

Cookbook loosely based on series features great recipes and Tommi’s outstanding pictures.

Comida Communication Ltd

Established in 2004 Comida Communication is two professional food & travel writers and a photographer. We are constantly travelling around the world on a mission to find the absolute best for our readers. ...


Mikko as a judge in Masterchef Finland 2012 Mikko, our editor/writer is currently one of the head judges in Masterchef Finland 2012...