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Churros

By On September 17, 2017

Churros is the goto festival food of Spanish speaking countries, especially Mexico and Spain. Who knows when and how it first came to existence? Some say it was invented by Spanish shepherds.… Read More

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Snow cap cookies deluxe

By On June 3, 2016

These cookies are special in many ways. First, it’s not really a cookie in the crispy or chewy sense. It’s rather a small cake with a sugar crust around it and a… Read More

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Diastatic Doughnuts

By On February 28, 2016

Who doesn’t like doughnuts? A lot of people. But for those who do like them, I’ve made the best doughnuts I know how to make. They have an amazing texture, all fluffy… Read More

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Swedish chocolate balls with a touch of whisky

By On September 3, 2014

  In a global world, Sweden has but traces of its culinary traditions left. All cultures evolve, and there’s nothing bad about it, really. Sure people still eat falukorv (a Swedish thick wiener kind… Read More

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Cherry Chocolate Pancakes

By On June 15, 2014

Pancake. A cake in a pan. So simple, yet the lingual confusion is always there. I once had breakfast with a French woman. She wanted pancakes, and because I’m born and raised in… Read More

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Xurreria Trebol in Barcelona, Spain

By On June 10, 2014

Xurreria El Trebol launched in 1950, making it the oldest churros place in town, that’s still in business. You’ll find all kind of fried items here,  such as chicken wings and variations… Read More

Café Fazer in Helsinki, Finland
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Fazer Café – Helsinki, Finland

By On April 20, 2014

Karl Otto Fazer was a Finnish businessman, who in 1891 decided to establish a coffeehouse (i.e cafe) in Helsinki, Finland. His coffeeshop evolved into a Finnish empire of restaurants, coffee shops and even a widely… Read More

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My Swedish Easter disappointment (or “What people eat for Easter around the world”)

By On April 19, 2014

When I was a child, I would hunt for chocolate eggs in the garden for hours. I left childhood a long time ago. However, I haven’t quit on sweets and chocolate. Heretofore,… Read More