Happy Pepparkakans Dag everyone! Pepparkakor is Swedish for ginger biscuits, and it’s the most popular biscuit in Sweden all year around - but particularly at Christmas time!
Super talented baking tutor, recipe developer and writer Marie Lester has shared this wonderful recipe for Pepparkakor Ginger Biscuits.
Lightly cooked asparagus, hot smoked salmon and crispy radishes in a dressing with capers and mustard. Serve as part of your Easter buffet, or as a luxurious lunch.
Lucia Buns are, as the name suggests, traditionallay eaten at Lucia celebrations on 13 December. These fragrant saffron buns are delicius with a coffee, hot chocolate or Glögg, Swedish mulled wine.
The annual candlelit Lucia procession on 13 December is perhaps one of the more exotic-looking Swedish customs, with girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns singing songs together. Among the youngest, anyone can be Lucia; as the children get older, the competition will harden. Learn more about Lucia from Sweden.se's website: https://sweden.se/culture-traditions/lucia/