Allemansrätten – Our Impact On Nature & How To Minimise It

Allemansrätten is a unique Swedish concept, of the right of public access to roam freely almost anywhere in the countryside.  However, a few responsibilities come with this privilege.  We need to take care of nature and wildlife, respect landowners and others enjoying the countryside, respect the land and leave no trace that you have been there, and do not disturb and …

Pepparkakor – Make A Swedish Winter Biscuit

Pepparkakor are everywhere throughout winter, at every celebration, end of swimming lessons, scouts’ Christmas party, or stockpiled in your cupboards.  Usually accompanied by a very welcome mug of glögg (mulled wine), these thin festively spicy biscuits are very moorish.  Try our recipe and let me know how you get on in the comments below. These lovely little innocuous Swedish biscuits have a …

Strawberry Cake – Traditional Swedish Midsummer Treat

So, what do you need to make your delicious strawberry cake? Ingredients: 2 round,plain, sponge cakes. 1 egg yolk. 1 tablespoon icing sugar. vanilla extract 1 teaspoon. 400ml whipping cream. Punnet of strawberries. Then the next step is assembling the strawberry cake: Instructions: First of all, find a recipe for 2 round sponge cakes, and make those.  Let them cool. …

Midsummer in Sweden – Party with Family and Friends

Summer seems so far away now, but as I was on a bit of a blogging break at the time, I still have some catching up to do.  Midsummer here is so lovely that I wanted to share it with you 🙂 Midsummer in Sweden comes quickly after the schools finish in mid June, kick-starting the summer holidays with a …