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fika the coffee side
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In Fabian Schmid‘s fourth episode in his web series, he takes a look at the coffee aspect of the Swedish fika. What exactly is a lot of coffee in Sweden? What kind of coffee do they drink in Sweden? Do they really have the best coffee in the world? Watch

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fika the social bit
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This second episode of the documentary Fika: to Have Coffee looks at the social aspect of the Swedish coffee break. Is it really about the coffee and treats?  Or is it more about the people and a place to hang out? Perhaps it is more about taking time for a

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fika coffee break ritual
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Fika. I love trying to explain what fika is to my American friends.  I never seem to convey the experience accurately. Thankfully, Fabian Schmid has started a 6 part documentary on the Swedish art of fika. Here is the first episode, covering the ritual of fika and what it is, and

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Contestfood

When I tell my family and friends about Sweden and how awesome it is, the first thing that comes to their mind is not ABBA or IKEA. They actually say to me, “Oh, like Swedish Fish?” Now, if you are from Sweden, you may have no idea what they are

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Life in Sweden

Åhhhh, it is so good to be back in Sweden! And Norrland! No more summer nights. Coffee and bullar. People sucking in air to say yes. Can you ask for more? On my way back, I decided to take my time and drive through the country a bit. Since the

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