18 Jul 2024
baking
Community Cooking Culture Lifestyle Swedish Culture

Treat Baking Enthusiasts To A Cookbook On Scandinavian Baking

Have you delighted your friends with your homemade Swedish cinnamon buns, ginger snaps or rye bread? And they are now wondering what good recipe books on Scandinavian baking can they lay their hands on? Ones where this European region’s baking’s well-being is celebrated with cakes made with real butter? Ones where entire festivals are dedicated […]

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Expat Cookbook

Recipe – Dajmkladdkaka (Daim Chocolate Cake)

Daim, that magical crunchy, chocolately toffee bar that sometimes seems well worth a few cavities. If you’re a fan then this is the cake for you.   What you need: The base: 200 g butter 200 g dark chocolate 4 large eggs 1 1/2 d. sugar 2 172 dl flour pinch of salt Cream topping:  […]

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Café Culture Community Expat Cookbook

Recipe: Kokostoppar

These delightful little nibbles are dead easy to make, so perfect for baking with the kids. You see how short this recipe is? We weren’t joking: this is just about as easy as it gets when it comes to baking so grab the three ingredients, pop on the oven and off you go! Preheat oven […]

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Café Culture Community Expat Cookbook

Recipe: Sarah Bernhardt cookies

These cookies are a magical mix of chewy biscuit, creamy filling and a gently crunchy chocolate coating. They’re deceptively simple to make but if you get it right harps will play, birds will sing, poems will be written … and you’ll be feted from one end of your home to the other. Good luck! Named […]

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Café Culture Community Expat Cookbook

Recipe: Semla

Originally eaten only on Shrove – Fat – Tuesday, Semla buns are a rare treat of pastry, almond paste and fluffy cream. The Protestant Reformation meant that Swedes stopped observing a strict fast during Lent and thus semla are usually available in Sweden from shortly after Christmas right up until Easter – although Shrove Tuesday […]

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