Things I’ve realized

Julmust – the Swedish holiday soft drink

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 consu...

What’s up with the Philadelphia frenzy in France?

In 2011,  Philadelphia cream cheese arrived in France. Loudly advertised, the French population was apparently thrilled to finally be able to prepare cheesecakes or to simple spread some cream cheese on a piece...