Welcome to Swedish Spoon

This is where you’ll find Swedish food history, tried-and-tested recipes… and a lot of talk about great butter.

Take the Swedish baking quiz!

What delicious treat should you bake next? No matter what ingredients you have at home or what you feel like, this quiz will find your perfect choice — together with a recipe.

How to cook Swedish meatballs

Master Swedish meatballs once and for all. Learn the history, what the star chefs recommend, and tempting ways to serve these mouth-watering treats. Or, just skip straight to the tried-and-tested recipe.

Make irresistible semlor

The Swedish Lenten bun is a feast of whipped cream, cardamom and almond paste. Here’s how you’ll make authentic, delicious semlor…

Latest from the blog

Plättar — Swedish mini-pancakes

Plättar — Swedish mini-pancakes

What's perfect to eat on a nice picnic? I'm sure many Swedes would nominate plättar, or Swedish mini-pancakes. Somehow, they are even more delicious than their famous larger sibling, the thin pancake. http://youtu.be/eBTeBaS5Vxw However, there are different ways of...

Quick and flavorful Swedish sour milk bread

Quick and flavorful Swedish sour milk bread

Whenever my siblings and I visited our mother's parents, we'd hope for the heavenly scent of freshly baked russinbröd. A slice or two spread with butter turned into the an irresistible treat. This bread is more commonly known as filmjölksbröd or filmjölkslimpa —...

Take the Swedish baking quiz

What delicious Swedish thing would you like to bake next? With so many options, it can be difficult to choose…

So, why not let the Swedish baking quiz guide you to the perfect choice for you? Yes, you’ll even get the recipe. 

More Swedish food in your inbox? Yes, please!

Get an email (maximum one per week) when I publish a new article about Swedish food or culture.

Your email is safe with me and you can unsubscribe anytime.

For the love of (homemade) butter

Have you tried making your own cultured butter? Get the best tips and tricks for making your own yellow gold at home, without any special equipment.

You’ll also learn how butter was made in Sweden during the 19th century.