Maria’s Meat and Potato Pierogies

Since this blog is about my life as an American-Swede, the posts usually focus on one of those two cultures. But I thought it would be interesting to spend one post (and maybe more in the future) writing about some of the surrounding countries that we've been privileged to visit. Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Denmark), the … Continue reading Maria’s Meat and Potato Pierogies

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Simple Pear and White Currant Butter Cake with Swedish Vanilla Sauce

I am very excited about this recipe because it contains an ingredient from our garden.... white currants! When I say garden, what I really mean is from our yard... because if I say garden you probably get the impression that I worked really hard to grow these beautiful berries... but the reality is, my husband … Continue reading Simple Pear and White Currant Butter Cake with Swedish Vanilla Sauce

Kolbulle (a.k.a. Swedish bacon pancake with lingon berries)

Kolbulle. One of those things I didn't realize even existed until moving to Sweden. And one of those things that instantly became one of our favorite Swedish foods. I mean, how can you really go wrong with bacon, batter, and lingon berries?! We first discovered Kolbulle at Skansen's Christmas market and have since gone back … Continue reading Kolbulle (a.k.a. Swedish bacon pancake with lingon berries)