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In season now Grandma Ingrid's Mandelmusslor – Swedish almond pastries Bread & Baking Mandelmusslor are delicate almond pastry biscuit shells filled with whipped cream and jam. It's a traditional dessert often served at Christmas. Baking enthusiast Elisabeth Samuelsson shares her Grandma Ingrid's recipe for Mandelmusslor. Start by blanching the almonds and... See recipe

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Mormor Ingrids Mandelmusslor
Bread & Baking
Grandma Ingrid's Mandelmusslor – Swedish almond pastries Mandelmusslor are delicate almond pastry biscuit shells filled with whipped cream and jam. It's a traditional dessert often served at Christmas.... Read more
Christmas Toffee With Crushed Almonds Prepare a large tray with lots of tiny paper cups.Cook the cream, syrup and sugar to 125 C, or check if it's ready the traditional way: fill a glass... Read more
Christmas & Easter
Gingersnaps Swedish Gingersnaps (Pepparkakor) is a traditional biscuit loved by the whole family. Top tip! Top your gingersnaps with a slice of Vä... Read more
Starter
Gravlax or Cured Salmon Wash off the fish on both sides and pat dry. If you are curing a whole salmon, place on a dish large enough to hold it without folding. If curing... Read more
Jansson's Temptation
Christmas & Easter
Jansson's Temptation Preheat the oven to 200 C/Gas mark 6). Peel the potatoes and cut them into strips. Peel and cut the onions into thin slices, sautéing them... Read more
Christmas & Easter
Lucia Buns Lucia Buns are, as the name suggests, traditionallay eaten at Lucia celebrations on 13 December. These fragrant saffron buns are delicius with a... Read more
Inland sill
Starter
Pickled Herring Place the herring fillets in 500ml of water, 100ml of the vinegar and 1 tbsp salt and leave in the fridge for 4-5 hours. Drain thoroughly.Combine the... Read more
Ris à la Malta
Christmas & Easter
Ris à la Malta Ris à la Malta is a classic Swedish Christmas dessert (that has no connection what to so ever to Malta), made with rice porridge and oranges... Read more
Spiced Oat & Quinoa Porridge with Honeyed Apples
Breakfast & Brunch
Spiced Oat & Quinoa Porridge with Honeyed Apples Oat porridge is a breakfast favourite in Sweden. This luxorious version with apple, quinoa, spices and honey is the perfect way to start the day.... Read more
Main course
Swedish Meatballs Finely dice the onion and fry gently in a little butter without browning.Soak the breadcrumbs in milk and leave to rest for approximately ten minutes... Read more
Venison Casserole
Main course
Venison Casserole Nordic Kitchen Stories is a food blog, featuring recipes inspired by Sweden and the Nordics. This slow cooked hearty Venison Casserole is perfect to... Read more
Whipped Chanterelle Butter
Side Dishes
Whipped Chanterelle Butter Nordic Kitchen Stories is a food blog, featuring recipes inspired by Sweden and the Nordics. Whipped Chanterelle Butter works well with fish, meat... Read more
 Swedish Cinnamon Buns - 4 tasty varieties
Bread & Baking
Swedish Cinnamon Buns - 4 tasty varieties For those of you who like add variety to classic Swedish cinnamon buns, here are some fun - and super tasty - varieties to try, including Cloudberry... Read more
Bread & Baking
Apple & Cheese Muffins These spicy savoury muffins is the perfect treat for the family brunch, or the afternoon fika break. Preheat the oven to 200C. Line a muffin tin with... Read more
Aunty Ingrid’s Crunchy Granola
Breakfast & Brunch
Aunty Ingrid’s Crunchy Granola Set the oven to 200 C (Gas mark 6).Coarsely chop the almonds.In a large bowl, mix almonds, oat flakes, pumpkin, sunflower and linseeds.Add vegetable... Read more