Posts tagged swedish food
swedish easter

What do Swedes eat during Easter? Are they having any traditions? They wouldn’t be themselves if they haven’t kept any pagan rituals and just pimp them up a bit to make them suit more Christian times. Although, which of the Scandinavian countries is the best in preserving some heathen customs if not Finland?

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aquavit – water of life

The name itself is fairly easy to decode – water of life, from latin Aqua vitae. It’s main ingredients are cumin and dill and contains 40% of alcohol on average. It’s a Scandinavian pride, but you can find it in other countries. Where exactly? What are the differences between Swedish and Norwegian aquavit? How many drinking songs do Swedes have? Or maybe a recipe for a drink with aquavit?

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