Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

  Ingredients: for the buns: 1/4 oz active dry yeast (1 packet) 5 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cup milk, at room temperature 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoons freshly ground green cardamom* 1 egg pinch salt for the filling 1/4 cup butter, softened 2-3 tablespoons sugar 2 […]

Janssons Frestelse

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, halved and sliced 8 cups Russet potatoes, cut into 2-inch long, 1/2 inch wide, 1/4 inch thick sticks 1-4.4 oz tin ABBA Grebbestad Ansjovis original (anchovy-style spiced, marinated sprats) 1-pint heavy cream white pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Grease a 2 1/2 quart […]

Gubbröra (Swedish Egg Salad)

Ingredients: 8 hard-boiled eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, creme fraiche or sour cream 2 tablespoons Kalles Kaviar (aka smörgåskaviar, smoked cod roe)* 3.5 oz Grebbestads Ansjovis (aka anchovy style sprats)*, drained 1 teaspoon minced dill 1 1/2 tablespoons minced chives Swedish rye or crisp bread to serve Directions: Slice 2 eggs […]

Ostkaka (Swedish Cheesecake)

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup whole milk, small or large curd cottage cheese* 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup 2% milk 3 eggs 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease or spray with cooking spray a 9-10 inch spring form pan. Set […]

Midsommar New Potatoes with Dill

Ingredient: 2 lb new potatoes 3 tablespoons (unsalted) butter, diced 1/4 cup finely chopped dill* coarse, flaky sea salt Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the potatoes and cook until fork-tender. Drain. Add butter and toss until the butter is melted and the potatoes are […]

Biff à la Lindström (Swedish Hamburger)

Ingredients: 2/3 lb lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons bread crumbs 3 pickled beet slices, finely diced 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, minced 1/2 small onion, finely diced 1 (cucumber) pickle spear, finely diced to serve: top with fried eggs Directions: […]

Våffel (Swedish Waffles)

Ingredients: 7 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 cups 2% milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup seltzer freshly made whipped cream jam Directions: Prep your waffle iron according to manufacturer instructions. Using a mixer, blend together the flour and baking powder […]

Köttbullar (Swedish Meatballs)

Ingredients: 1/2 lb very lean ground beef 1/2 lb gound pork 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk 1/2 small onion, minced 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1 egg, beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a small pan, saute the onions until just browned. Set aside. […]

Rödbetssallad (Swedish Creamy Beet Salad)

Ingredients: 3 large cooked beets, cubed and cooled 1 large, tart apple, cubed 1 small white onion, diced dressing: 1/3 cup sour cream 1/3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1-2 tablespoons grated horseradish salt white pepper Directions: Place the beets, apple and onion in a medium bowl. Whisk together the dressing ingredients. Drizzle […]

Knäck (Swedish Toffee)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup ljus sirap* 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds Directions: Arrange the paper cups on a baking sheet or platter. Set aside. Whisk together the sugar, syrup, butter and cream in a heavy bottomed 2 quart saucepan. Cook over […]