Christmas – Gravad Lax

Marinated salmon or Gravad Lax is a must for Christmas. If you are buying your salmon at the fish monger, then ask for the middle part of the salmon and ask them to filé the salmon for you. But note keep the skin on.   Marinated Salmon  (Gravad Lax) with mustard sauce 6 servings 750…

Green Moss

There are so many things you can do with green moss. Christmas decorations for outside and inside. I had some rubber flower pots (made of old tyres) that I filled with moss and put a white rose on top. Can be used as table decoration or put outside by the entrance to the house. A…

Christmas Gift – Saffron Vinegar

To give gifts that are home-made are very much appreciated. This recipe/gift is one that need to done asap, because it needs 4 weeks to settle. First you need to find a nice a couple of bottles that you want to give as a gift. You can find some really nice ones in the shop…

Saffron buns – “Lussekatter”

It is a tradition to eat saffron buns (Lussekatter) at Christmas time. We prepare them so they are ready for Lucia mid December. Follow the recipe below. 50 gr of fresh yeast 5 dl milk 175 gr butter 2 pkt of Saffron (1 gr) 2 sugar cubs 1/2 tsp salt 1 dl sugar 1 egg…

Christmas snaps – with a personal touch

The Swedes have Christmas snaps when eating their herring. It is so easy to make your personal snaps. Here follows a few recipes. “Cranberry Snaps” 5 dl frozen or fresh cranberries 3,5 dl aquavit tbls of honey Pour the aquavit over the cranberries. Leave to stand for 1 week. Take away the cranberries (keep in the…

Christmas just around the corner…

Every year I have mixed feelings about Christmas. I love it and dislike it. Why dislike? –  I think it is because I have no happy memory’s of my childhood and no memories of nice family Christmas get together as a child. Love it because. I love to give. I love when all the children…