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September 5th, 2019

Recipe: Wallenbergare Burger from My Swedish Kitchen

Thanks to the winning combo of veal mince, cream and eggs, this burger patty is worlds apart from the dry, rubbery kinds you might have eaten in your youth. The wallenbergare is rich and creamy, not a bad burger to have your name attached to (it’s named after the [...]

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September 5th, 2019

My Swedish Kitchen Episode 6: The Streets of Gothenburg

In this episode, I continue my journey throughout Sweden to explore the seafood culture of Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg. Gothenburg is the only major city in Sweden with the Atlantic Ocean at its doorstep and naturally, it is an important trade and fishing [...]

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September 5th, 2019

My Swedish Kitchen Episode 5: A New Diverse Cuisine

In this week’s episode, I visit the diverse Southern city of Malmo. Sitting across from Copenhagen, Malmo has a rich immigrant population which adds to its eclectic food scene. Falafel is almost considered Malmo’s national dish (and is as Swedish as meatballs [...]

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August 29th, 2019

My Swedish Kitchen Episode 3: The Forest Flavours

In this episode, my journey around Sweden continues as the Autumn weather settles in. From forest foraging for mushrooms to stirring risotto on the stove, I learn about the slower way of living that captures what I love about my new home in Sweden. Nature and the forest are [...]

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August 28th, 2019

Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Waffles

My first Swedish waffle experience was at Skansen – a small, traditional zoo in Stockholm. Working my way through the food market, I could see lots of hungry zoo-goers cradling portions of waffles with a mountain of cream and jam. I knew I had to try one and, of course, I [...]

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August 26th, 2019

Smoked Sausage Stroganoff from My Swedish Kitchen Ep 2

Smoked Sausage Stroganoff / Korv Stroganof This is another Swedish comfort-food classic, but one you’re unlikely to see served outside of work canteens or someone’s home. It’s usually served with rice, but I like to serve mine with pasta and add a few (elderberry) [...]

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August 26th, 2019

My Swedish Kitchen Episode 2: Sausage from Scratch

In the second episode of My Swedish Kitchen, I explore Swedes love for hot dogs and the humble art of making sausages from scratch. Before the rage of food trucks and street food festivals, hot dog stands were feeding the masses in Sweden. Much like how we have a kebab at [...]

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