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Swedish Raggmunk (Potato Pancakes) Recipe

Raggmunk is a traditional Swedish pancake consisting of grated raw potatoes, flour, eggs, milk, butter or oil and salt. The ingredients are mixed into a thin batter which is spooned onto a hot pan and cooked until golden on both sides. It is served hot, often accompanied by bacon and jam. Raggmunk variations don’t vary …

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Kanelbulle Recipe (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

Kanelbulle is a Swedish sweet cinnamon bun prepared using flour, cinnamon, sugar and butter. The dish is known by several other names, such as cinnamon roll, cinnamon bun, cinnamon swirl, cinnamon Danish and cinnamon snail. In Denmark, it is referred to as kanelsnegl; in Norway, it is called kanelbolle, skillingsbolle or kanelsnurr; in Finland, it …

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Swedish Hallongrotta (Raspberry Jam Cookies) Recipe

Hallongrotta is a traditional Swedish butter cookie with a hole on top filled with raspberry jam. These sweet pastries are a popular holiday treat throughout Sweden, best paired with coffee, tea or simply eaten on their own. Origin & Cultural Significance The Swedish term Hallongrotta, hallongrottor in its plural form, means raspberry cave. It was …

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Swedish Food: 16 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Sweden

The Scandinavian country of Sweden is famous for its glaciated mountains, thousands of coastal islands, boreal forests and inland lakes. But Swedish cuisine is less well-known, despite it offering up some surprising delights! A common trend in Swedish cuisine is fish (herring is an apparent favorite), whether that be part of a Smörgåsbord or fermented as …

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Surströmming: The Swedish Stinky Fish Delicacy

Surströmming is a traditional Swedish, stinky, fermented herring fish delicacy stored in a tin. People are most familiar with the its title of ‘the smelliest food in the world’ – although possibly Greenlandic Kiviak or the Icelandic Hákarl could give it a run for its money! Knives, shampoo, lighter fluid, weapons, Surströmming. What do all …

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