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Easter in Sweden

Easter in Sweden

  In Sweden, for most people, Easter has become a holiday for resting, instead of representing a period of abstinence or mortification. Houses, streets and shops are decorated with baby chickens, yellow Easter daffodils and branches decorated with feathers. In...
Semla, typical swedish lent buns

Semla, typical swedish lent buns

  If you visit the country during the first months of the year, you will surely find yourself surrounded by nice buns filled with cream (whipped cream). It is believed that these caloric pumps have been part of the Swedish culture since at least the thirteenth...
FIKA, more than a Swedish Snack

FIKA, more than a Swedish Snack

  If you have just arrived to Sweden or are planning to do so, you should know that there are two words you will hear as soon as you step into the Swedish territory and one that you will read everywhere (although you will learn to love it). “Hej” and...