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Swedish cardamom buns

By On July 22, 2016

The Swedish kardemummabulle (cardamum bun) is as important to Swedes as the Swedish kanelbulle (cinnamon bun). All Swedes eat cake and drink coffee or tea. The event of doing this is called… Read More

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Espresso House

By On September 17, 2014

Ever wondered why Starbucks hasn’t expanded into Sweden? Well, now they have, but only on a handful of locations. And it was more of a rhetorical question. You see, in the nineties… 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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Julmust – the Swedish holiday soft drink

By On May 5, 2014

Swedes drink a lot of julmust for Christmas, a sweet soft drink resembling root beer. The same beverage is also served for Eastern, under the name påskmust. These “musts” are so popular in Sweden that the consumption of… Read More

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Wiener Caféet – Stockholm, Sweden

By On April 24, 2014

This place has existed since 1904, with various owners. Less than a year ago, the café was all renovated and became a modern high end coffee house (i.e coffee shop). The waiter… 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