Culinary Sweden

Culinary Sweden

More than 300 thousand Carlson lives in this country, but only one on the roof, and the rest «just the name of this». And since 1986 the name of its inhabitants goes from the mother. Favorite hobby to locals to fish and take pictures with it for memory. I wonder if they catch it a second time to give the photo? And for more than 200 years, this country does not know the war … in its territory. Welcome to visit the Kid and Carlson, Pippi and Emil, Astrid Lindgren’s heroes, living in beautiful Sweden, where so love to eat and entertain, as it should!

Country: Sweden

Official name: Kingdom of Sweden.

Sweden on the world map: a country in Northern Europe on the Scandinavian Peninsula. The capital of Stockholm.

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Culinary Sweden

The feed here?

If you read in childhood, «The Kid and Carlson» or «adventure Emil i Lönneberga», the Swedish menu, you know the ropes. Painfully delicious written these books. From some titles and descriptions of dishes, you can wake up the feeling of uncontrollable hunger, at the same time acquainted with all the traditional dishes and ways to treat.

Take, for example, the world-famous «buffet» or smёrgosburd (sandwich table) — it is a feast for the poor gave Emile the shelter.

All that is in the oven, all on the table swords — this is about smёrgosburd. So in Sweden have taken guests from afar guests (and to go on a visit to each other is one of the national peculiarities of the Swedes), pre-cooked dishes in abundance, according to its composition and properties able to wait for the guests in the closet and do not spoil.

Culinary Sweden

Guests do not come every day, and always want to eat. Let’s look at the traditional Swedish housewife cookbook. National Swedish menu begins with a pea soup with pork (peas must necessarily be yellow) and salmon marinated in «Grave». Pea soup, we are nothing new, but marinate salmon in Swedish with salt, sugar and spices worth a try!

You do not like peas? Try if any Swedish fantasies on the soup theme ёlebrod beer soup, oyster-nasselsuppa lead an egg soup with the addition of liquor or oatmeal. For the soup should pour a glass of hot punch with sweet Araki, and do not be surprised this combination — the Swedes like to add sugar in almost everything! Although Sweden and not a very big country, but the sort of bread on the table depends on the region where you are. In the north it is thin cakes of barley flour, to the south on the table will be crispy thin bread knekёbrёd and only in the south, mild, lush bread.

Fish and seafood is one of the foundations of Swedish cuisine, and is the most thorough herring! Herring salted with onions, mustard, red wine, white sauce, lemon, smoked, baked, and even pickled …! Fermented pickled herring surströmming — Swedish delicacies, which taste better than the first time holding his nose. Having tried all the variations on the theme of herring can be enjoyed:

lyutfisk — boiled sea pike (river Swedes do not eat);
zilbular honey korintzёs — steak with sauce herring (despite the «beef» beef in the dish and does not smell);
spring mackerel in mayonnaise, cream and herbs;
traditional fish cutlets and a casserole of potatoes and sprats.

Culinary Sweden

As for meat, the meat will be the first to meatballs in popularity, who complained Carlson, who lives on the roof, and like all Carlson Sweden.

They are followed by:

sharp pork sausages isterband;
minced venison meatballs renstek and venison;
Roll pork flaskrulader;
meat pate leverpashtey;
roast elk
kottbullar — large Swedish dumplings,
as well as Emil favorite black pudding and mysterious coat, Swedish dumplings, implicated in the pig’s blood!
Garnish the Swedish kitchen the most common — in all guises potatoes, mushrooms in cream, rice and pasta.

Dessert and drinks

Swedish desserts will find a way to the heart of anyone, regardless of whether or not he sweet tooth:

gooseberry souffle
rice pudding with almonds
waffles with jam
pudding with cream and saffron
blueberry and rhubarb pies
pancakes with cranberries
and finally, apple soufflé cake with almonds and apple slices in syrup with cinnamon!

Culinary Sweden

Try all these amazing things can be, going «pokofeynichat». This traditional form of circulation to visit Swedish — kafferep. Coffee is the most popular drink in Sweden which could even displace domestic brandy and liqueurs. Coffee is always drunk — at breakfast and at the break, at lunch and at dinner. Another favorite drink — cowberry lingondricka, which may give way to the desk light beer or homemade lemonade. Strong drink Swedes prefer potato vodka, liqueurs, herbal infusions and homemade liqueurs (the story of the cherry brandy and Emilia won the whole chapter!), And even in winter punch and grog.

National dishes

— Calm, just calm! Do you have any food? Maybe meat meatballs or anything like that? Come down and a piece of cake with whipped cream.
The kid shook his head:
— No, Mom’s not doing meat meatballs …
Carlson inflated …

We will not upset the rather chubby man in the full bloom of forces, and prepare his favorite meatballs!

Köttbullar (Swedish meatballs, meat)

Köttbullar (Swedish meatballs, meat)

Necessary:

4 tablespoons wheat crackers or a slice of stale bread
4 tablespoons milk
250 g minced pork and veal
2 tablespoons very finely chopped onion
1 egg
salt, black pepper and allspice
2 tbsp. l. butter, for frying

for the sauce

500 ml beef broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch (mixed with 1-2 tablespoons of water)
½ teaspoon soy sauce and black pepper
1 tablespoon whipping cream

Cooking!

Pour the breadcrumbs in a large bowl with water for 5 minutes, add the minced meat, onion, egg and spices. Thoroughly knead and mold the meat balls (1 tablespoon minced), constantly wetting his hands with cold water. Fry the meatballs in butter portions in a deep frying pan (wok is good), and then bring them to readiness under the cover. Remove the meatballs from the fire. Pour the broth in which pre-dissolve the corn mixture. Sustain the meatballs in the sauce to simmer for 5-7 minutes, add soy sauce, pepper and cream, put another 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve with mashed potatoes, lingonberry jam and slices of fresh cucumber. For the sauce, you can take the broth and cream in equal proportions — get a creamy sauce.

But what about buns frёken Bock? You can pull off a couple of her when she was distracted, but it is easier to bake himself as much as he wants.

Kanelbulle (cinnamon rolls)

Kanelbulle (cinnamon rolls)

Necessary:

sachet of yeast for baking
150g softened butter
0.25 liters of milk (3%)
60g sugar
1 teaspoon cardamom
1/2 eggs
450 g wheat flour
150 g almond flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
170g softened butter
170 g of powdered sugar
4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 eggs
1 tsp water

Cooking!

Shivers dissolved in warm milk, mix the wheat flour and almond. Knead the dough of the half, add the butter, powdered sugar, cardamom and a half eggs. Mix the flour with the remaining salt and added to the dough. Give the dough to come until it will be doubled (about 1 hour). Prepare the filling: Mix sugar, butter and cinnamon to a paste.

Roll out the dough into a layer of 40 cm by 60 cm, spread the filling, roll the dough into a roll and cut crosswise into pieces (14 pieces). Put the buns on a baking sheet and let them rise. Preheat oven to 140 degrees, set on the bottom of the pan with water. Beat the remaining egg with a spoon of water, brush the buns and sprinkle them with sugar. Bake until golden brown.

Kanelbulle (cinnamon rolls)

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