14 Jun 2024
Easter
Expat Cookbook

Easter Treat: Ethiopian Fish Stew

As a reflection of the wide global reach Christianity has had, Your Living City’s Easter treat for 2018 draws inspiration from Ethiopia’s Christian traditions of feasting on the country’s delectable range of local fish, veg, fruit, nuts, herbs and spices…. … perfect for sharing with family and friends with adventurous taste palettes!   Ingredients: 1 […]

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Community Expat Cookbook Uncategorized

Easter Treat: Persian Lamb Meatball Stew

Easter is a time Swedes reveal the agrarian strain raised on meat and turnips running through their secular self-image: often celebrating the festive occasion in the countryside by including a traditional dinner of roast lamb with potato gratin and asparagus, or some other suitable side dish. Yet the custom of eating lamb over Easter around […]

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Community Swedish Culture

Easter in Sweden: the YLC Lowdown

The YLC run-down of some Swedish traditions that have left many expats scratching their heads. Glad Påsk!

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Creative Arts Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

A Very ‘Swedish Night Out’: The People’s Passion

For some festive high culture in the run up to Easter, Folkoperan put on a performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, making for both an intriguing and extremely Swedish night out…

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Community Swedish Culture

April Traditions: Hags, Bears and Bonfires

Spring has sprung! Or maybe not quite yet? No matter the weather, there’s really no shortage of interesting Swedish traditions to enjoy this month. As traditions go, THIS month is one of the best!

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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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