Cold poached salmon — a perfect summer dish

Cold poached salmon — a perfect summer dish

There are only three ways of eating salmon that are “dignified for humankind”: gravlax, smoked salmon, and cold poached salmon in brine. At least that’s what Svenska Dagbladet’s Ane den Gamle suggested in November in 1925, tongue-in-cheek....
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...
Irresistible pickled herring in mustard sauce

Irresistible pickled herring in mustard sauce

Have you ever had this food experience? For years, you’ve enjoyed eating something from the stores. Then, one day, you taste the homemade version and realize — there’s no going back. This is it. What on earth were you really eating before? This is the real thing, this...
Toast Skagen — Sweden’s favorite appetizer?

Toast Skagen — Sweden’s favorite appetizer?

Toast Skagen is one of those dishes that quickly solve your problems. Does sorting through the restaurant menu cause anxiety? Order Toast Skagen. Don’t know what to cook your guests for New Years? Well, at least now the appetizer is sorted. It may not be the...
Luxurious Wallenbergare veal patties

Luxurious Wallenbergare veal patties

My life would be easier if people would use both first name and surname when naming dishes after people — like Toast Pelle Janzon. Yes, you guessed it. Just as we’ve seen with Biff à la Lindström, there’s more than one Wallenberg who is said to lend their...