Sockerkaka (Swedish Sponge Cake)

Sockerkaka (Swedish Sponge Cake)

Sockerkaka translates to “sugar cake,” but it’s really just a simple sponge cake. A delicious sponge cake. It is relatively easy to make, which is always a huge plus! The texture is extremely light and airy, so it is perfect to serve after dinner to satisfy a sweet tooth. Serve the sockerkaka with fresh fruit,…

Flygande Jakob

Flygande Jakob (Swedish Chicken Banana Casserole)

This is the perfect dish for those nights where you want dinner to be quick and easy. By using rotisserie chicken, you can cut down significantly on prep time. Flygande Jakob, or Flying Jacob, is a Swedish casserole made with chicken, bananas, cashews, bacon, cream, and chili sauce. You may omit the bacon for a…

Classic Quiche

Classic Bacon Swiss Quiche

A quiche is fabulous for any meal of the day. It’s a great brunch item that keeps for a few days in the refrigerator, so there is no need to worry about leftovers. You can even serve it for dinner alongside a simple salad and glass of white wine. For this quiche, I used Swiss…

Singapore Chili Crab

Singapore Chili Crab

While living in Singapore, there was one dish that I couldn’t live without: the Chili Crab. It’s messy and impossible to eat gracefully, but extremely rich and flavorful. The sauce is so good that you’ll be reaching for mini mantou buns to mop up any that happens to be left. Mud crabs are typically used for…

Aggost

Bohuslän Äggost (Swedish Cheesecake)

Äggost (literally “egg cheese”) is a provincial dish of Bohuslän, an area located on the west coast of Sweden. Although traditionally served with herring, Bohuslän Äggost is now commonly served with fruit and preserves as a dessert. The äggost mold should ideally be a thick wooden mold with an elaborate pattern carved into it. However, many of the…

Corn with Compound Butter

Grilled Corn with Sriracha Compound Butter

If I am going to serve butter, I always try to incorporate ingredients into the butter to enhance the flavors of the dish. Compound butter can transform a simple steak into an elegant meal. Plus, it just looks nice too. Compound butter can be made with an endless variety of spices, herbs, or sauces. Soften…

Kanelsnurror

Kanelsnurror (Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists)

If you enjoyed my Kanelbulle recipe, then you are going to love these Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists. They are fun to make and look different than your typical cinnamon roll. Best of all, they freeze well. Just allow them to cool after baking and place them into freezer bags. When you are ready to enjoy…

Cinnamon Ring-2

Vetekrans (Swedish Cinnamon Coffee Cake)

A Vetekrans is a beautiful Swedish cake that is often served alongside afternoon coffee or tea. Similar to the kanelbulle, a vetekrans is filled with sugar and cinnamon. It is often garnished with pearl sugar, which can be difficult to find in stores. Instead, I’ve topped mine with sliced almonds. The roasted almonds compliment the flavors of…

Food19

Pineapple Thai Chili Stir Fry

With fresh pineapple, bell peppers and onions, this colorful dish can be served spicy or sweet. For a sweeter dish, use a Pineapple and Chili Dipping Sauce (I prefer Thai Kitchen). For a spicier dish, use the Thai Chili Dipping Sauce. Today, I got creative and used half of each. It was perfect. This recipe…

Pinwheels

Swedish Tomato and Feta Pinwheels

Based on my Kanelbulle recipe, these savory buns can be filled with a variety of fillings: raisins, nuts, cheese, herbs, or even pizza toppings. These salta bullar are made with less sugar, but are equally as tasty. Serve them as appetizers or alongside a meal. Today, I decided to try Feta and tomato pinwheels. The crumbly…