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.
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.
Midsommer is one of the best holidays to be in Sweden for. If you don’t know what Midsummer is or haven’t experienced it, watch the video above. In 4 minutes you will get exactly what Midsummer is for Swedes. I miss Midsummer immensely, so here are 10 things you can
So Midsummer is a big deal in Sweden. As the longest day of the year draws closer, the shops start putting up big displays of sill and potatoes, adverts on TV start featuring the famous Midsummer pole and the queues in Systembolaget, the state-run alcohol shops, steadily grow longer. Not