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.

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…

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.

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Swedish sandwich cake

Swedish sandwich cake

If you wanted to make it into Guinness Book of World Records, what would you do? Well, in 1985, a man named Hasse "Hasse P" Pettersson decided that he would put his slandered hometown Köping on the map again by making the world's longest sandwich cake, or...

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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.