All posts in "Swedish Recipes"

Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe

By SwedishFreak / January 22, 2018

Swedish yellow split pea soup, or Ärtsoppa, is a classic Swedish dish. It has been traditionally served on Thursdays in Sweden since the middle ages and is sometimes followed up with Swedish pancakes for dessert. This is a great, simple dish, with only a few ingredients and is perfect for a cold winter day. Ingredients 1 […]


Swedish Chocolate Ball Recipe

By SwedishFreak / June 14, 2016

Chokladbollar recipe Chokladbollar (formally known as negerbollar, which has been appropriately changed to something more racially appropriate), are one of the best treats to have during a fika. If I had known how easy these are to make, I would have made them sooner. Yum! Ingredients 250g butter 2.5 dl (1 cup) sugar 8.0 dl […]


Open Faced Shrimp Sandwich

By SwedishFreak / June 25, 2015

I made this recipe to celebrate Swedish midsummer, and oh my goodness, it tastes like Sweden! It is very close to a Swedish shrimp sandwich I had in Norrland that I absolutely loved. I will have to make that soon. For now, here is the open faced shrimp sandwich version. Ingredients [row] [column size=’1/2′] Tunnbröd […]


Swedish Midsummer Strawberry Cake Recipe

By SwedishFreak / June 23, 2015

One of the great things about Midsummer is the food that is involved. Strawberries are regularly consumed in Sweden and are a big part of midsummer. Which is why Strawberry cake is so important! Now, there are many, many recipes for strawberry cake out there, in Swedish and in English. This one is one of […]


Video: Making Lussebullar

By SwedishFreak / December 15, 2011

While my lussebullar the american way turned out yummy, I decided to do them from scratch on Lucia. The recipe itself wasn’t much harder, but for some reason the dough wanted to be kneaded for hours! I eventually gave up, and I did miss the lucia crowning ceremony at the church because of the long […]


Bonfires, sausages and pinnbröd!

By SwedishFreak / May 2, 2011

Over the weekend all of Sweden celebrated spring with Walpurgis Night (or Valborgs in Swedish). This holiday is still common in lots of parts of Europe, including the Czech Republic, so it was nothing new to me. However, because I come from the dried lands of California, where generally any fire is strictly prohibited, I […]