Baking and Celebrating Swedish Cinnamon Rolls (On Cinnamon Roll Day!)
Baking and Celebrating Swedish Cinnamon Rolls (On Cinnamon Roll Day!)

Quintessential Sweden: Abba, pickled herring, meatballs… cinnamon rolls. Sweden is equated with many things, but there is nothing as iconic as the cinnamon roll. In Swedish culinary culture, every cup of coffee deserves to be served with a baked good. This tradition is called fika and at its core is the cinnamon […]

Mazariner: A Swedish Pastry Classic
Mazariner: A Swedish Pastry Classic

The perfect complement for afternoon coffee or tea. Put two Swedes who love to cook in a kitchen together and there will be an immediate discussion of what baked good needs to be concocted for afternoon coffee. After all, we don’t mess around with our coffee breaks, and a serious […]

Celebrate Fat Tuesday With Swedish Semlor
Celebrate Fat Tuesday With Swedish Semlor

Celebrate Fat Tuesday Swedish style with this classic recipe. By nature, I am not a follower of recipes. This is most likely my mother’s influence. Just as creative in the kitchen as she is with her artwork, the most common response to “What’s in this? It’s delicious! Can you write […]

Pepparkakor: Swedish Gingerbread Cookies
Pepparkakor: Swedish Gingerbread Cookies

Swedish Advent coffee gatherings and the must have baked good of the season. The season of Advent is upon us. In Sweden, Advent is holy, not just because it represents a religious tradition, but more practically it celebrates and honors light. Every Sunday through Christmas a new candle is lit, […]