SWEDISH SUNSHINE BUNS

This summer have just flown by so fast. All those days I marked in my calendar in the beginning of June – The weekend in Gothenburg, the last day at work (for the second time) and our trip to Belgium are just moments away now. I’ts been a good one so far I would say. I’ve…

SHROVE TUESDAY – THE SWEDISH SEMLOR

So, today its once again one strange Swedish tradition to celebrate; Shrove Tuesday! Or as we swedes call it; Fettisdagen. For some of you this day is actually known for eating pancakes, or as the “international pancake day”. But here in Sweden (and in most scandinavian countries, we eat a semla instead). This wonderful cream…

3RD ADVENT, SWEDISH SAFFRON-BUNS or LUSSEKATTER

Today it’s 3rd of advent and finally I can show you one of my absolute favorites when it comes to sweet things; Lussekatter (or Lucia cats if you translate it directly). Its a soft, sweet saffron bun with raisins, traditionally eaten during Lucia (13th of December). I believe this tradition could be quite exotic for…