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Midsummer is here!

14/06/2018 - 1:32pm
https://vimeo.com/yoursweden/swedish-midsummer-for-dummies

Midsummer - oh, how we've been waiting for you! Like most Swedish people we adore Midsummer. It's the lightest time of the year, and we dream of fragrant, wild medow flowers, long boat rides on lakes and sea, dancing like little frogs around maypoles, munching on fresh strawberries topped with lashings of cream and relaxing with friends and family somewhere deep in the Swedish wilderness. However... many of us are in London for Midsummer, which is not quite the same as the Swedish wilderness - but we don't let that stop us from celebrating this wonderful time of year. In our shops, and online, you'll find all the food you need to celebrate Midsummer like a Swede; pickled herring, potato salad, snaps, hot dogs, a variety of sauces and condiments for your BBQ and much more. We suggest you put together your own hamper and take it to the nearest park and do a little frog dance and see which fellow park goers dare join in!

To get us in the mood for summer we have a range of beatiful design and gift items. We have the book Lagom by Niki Brantmark in stock, and we've just received a shipment of gorgeous summer design items from renowned Swedish designer Anna Bilén and her brand Shyness.

On our website you'll find a few summer recipes, including Strawberry Cake, Rhubarb Pie and Quick Pickled Cucumber.

Are you unfamiliar with how to celebrate Midsummer like a Swede? Take a look at this fun film to learn all - Midsummer for Dummies.

Happy Midsummer everyone!

Photo:Carolina Romare, Sweden.se