Swedish Christmas porridge

This is a hearty and delicious oatmeal porridge that you would love to wake up to on Christmas morning. The oats are soaked overnight making them soft and quick & easy to cook in the morning. Adding grated apple was my favorite in this dish. Recipe adapted from here. Check out the entire Swedish meal here.

Raggmunk — Swedish Potato Pancakes

Swedish version of potato pancakes are very easy to make. All you need is pancake batter and grated potatoes and voila, you have delicious potato pancakes in no time. Traditionally they are served with lingonberry jam, but I totally went savory way and served with topped with some green onions and dunked them in the broccoli soup. Check out the entire Swedish meal here.

Swedish Broccoli Soup

This is probably the most simplest broccoli soup ever. As I was making the Swedish meal, I wasn’t sure if my daughter would like any of the dishes that was making and since she likes broccoli, I searched for ‘Swedish Broccoli’ and this broccoli soup came up. Traditionally Swedish broccoli soup is served with local cheese and chili tuiles (fancy name for melted cheese crackers), but I didn’t have the time to make them, so this is Swedish broccoli soup without the Swedish element in it. I left the cheese very thick because that’s the way I like it. If…

Smörgåstårta – Swedish sandwich cake

When I saw Rajani’s Smörgåstårta, I changed my original plan of making Swedish Cinnamon rolls and made this beautiful sandwich cake instead. It is exactly what it sounds like, but nothing like it looks — funny isn’t it. It is a savory cake made with all of the sandwich fixings and they frosted like a cake. Smörgåstårta is normally made with white or light rye bread with creamy filling in between. The fillings and toppings vary depending on personal preferences, but egg and mayonnaise based are most common. Fillings are mostly seafood or meat based. I googled for vegetarian filling…

No Knead Swedish Cardamom Bread

Vegan Mofo Day 27: This is the recipe for the Holiday Braid Bread I had mentioned in my Thanksgiving post. Recipe is from Vegetarian Times magazine and has won 1st place in “Holiday flavors around the world contest” and I can say that this recipe deserves to win the 1st place, hands down. The winner, Celia Ozereko, modified an old Swedish family recipe by getting rid of all the eggs and butter and making it a no-knead bread. It tastes amazing, we polished off half the loaf in one sitting. It is slightly sweet with a nice spicy kick from…