Janssons frestelse (Jansson's Temptation), a traditional Swedish favourite, is a soft, warm, savoury dish a bit like a potato gratin, but with the sweet-saltiness of Matjes spiced herring. Give it a chance before saying "Ewwwwww! Herring!" :)

A traditional potato dish from Sweden called Jansson's Temptation- a must have on the Swedish Christmas smorgasbord. Pin now to read later!

Toscatårta and Swedish Coffee  -  mom made this all the time when I was growing up  -  yummmm

I'm always hesitant to reply when people ask me to name my favorite dessert. My tastes run to the barely sweet, but within that category I .

Swedish Visiting Cake - I'll have to leave the almonds off, but still sounds delish!

swedish visiting cake

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Une-deux senses: Swedish Semlor

Swedish Semlor/ Semla aka the Scandinavian version of a Cream Puff spiced with cardamom and almonds!

Swedish bak-zhang (meat dumpling), like a potato meatball accompanied with lingonberry.

I fell in love with these in Sweden. Swedish bak-zhang (meat dumpling), like a potato meatball accompanied with lingonberry.



Swedish Visiting Cake. Tried and true! // Variation: Use all Vanilla extract (rather than vanilla & almond), then orange zest rather than lemon & no almonds. Delicious with strawberries and whipped cream! //  "The recipe for this cake was given to me by my friend Ingela, who said her mother claimed that you could start making this cake when you saw visitors coming up the drive and have it ready for them as soon as they were settled into your home.  And mothers never lie." - Dorie Greenspan

Swedish Visiting Cake

Swedish Visiting Cake _ Baking doyenne Dorie Greenspan creates a cake that's fragrant, quick, and delicious—and it can be made as you see "visitors coming up the drive.

Kräftor » Recipes and Foods from Sweden


Kräftor is a delicious food from Sweden. Learn to cook Kräftor and enjoy traditional food recipes from Sweden.