Celebrating Christmas, northern style
Glogg, gravlaks, rice pudding − all part of the traditional Swedish Yuletide holiday.
"There’s nothing like Christmas in Sweden, and there’s no other event or holiday that compares with it. The carnival atmosphere continues for an entire month; preparations begin in early December:They bake and freeze breads and various kinds of sweet baked goods, like the Lucia breads made with saffron and raisins and traditionally eaten on St. Lucia’s Day [December 13]. Two weeks before the...
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