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Here at Swedish Spoon, you’ll find articles about Swedish food history and tried-and-tested recipes.
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Delicious Swedish cinnamon buns
Do you need an excuse for devouring another cinnamon bun? Don’t worry. Science comes to the rescue.
Swedish waffles — våfflor (no snow necessary)
Swedish waffles, or våfflor, are thin and preferably crispy..
Semla — the mighty Swedish Lenten bun
The Swedish lenten bun is mostly known as a semla—or plural semlor.
Easy Swedish pickled herring — and its long history
What does pickled herring have to do with bonfires, Paris, or ABBA? Read to find out.
How to make flavorful cultured butter at home
Homemade butter isn’t difficult to make, but a few tricks will make it extra flavorful.
Swedish beetroot salad (perfect for smörgåsbord)
Beetroot salad is often served as a side dish, especially on smörgåsbord. A stunning ruby color and sweet yet slightly acidic taste make it irresistible.
Gravlax — Swedish cured salmon with dill
Swedes enjoy gravlax as an essential part of the festive Swedish smörgåsbord, such as Christmas, served with a sweet and strong mustard sauce.
Köttbullar—reclaiming the Swedish meatballs
Are Swedish meatballs actually Turkish? Let’s really do get the facts straight.
Kåldolmar—Swedish cabbage rolls from the Ottoman empire
The humble cabbage roll serves as a reminder that the cultural exchange with the rest of the world is an important part of the Swedish tradition and culture.