Midsommar Strawberry Cake

Life has been incredibly stressful recently... our daughter has been in and out of the hospital the past month, with lots of pokes, overnight stays, and even a medical procedure that requires her to be put to sleep. BUT it looks like we have light at the end of the tunnel and I promise to … Continue reading Midsommar Strawberry Cake

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Dairy-Free Flying Jacob

Ever since my husband and I heard about this Swedish retro dish called Flying Jacob (Flygande Jacob) we have been curious to try it. Chicken. Bacon. Banana. Peanuts. Chili cream sauce. Yup, you read all of those ingredients correctly. It is definitely a strange combination... But somehow, these flavors do come together to form a … Continue reading Dairy-Free Flying Jacob

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)