Friday, June 24, 2011
Happy Midsummer's Eve!
Sweden's most beloved holiday (perhaps after christmas) is here. I'm celebrating with friends, and we're having a somewhat traditional menu: sill and new potatoes, barbecued meat, and a cake. And lots of strawberries. And snaps for those who want it - I'll pass.
I've also made some crisp rye bread - it's dead easy to make yourself, and no, you don't have to have a fancy "kruskavel".
For more about Midsummer in general, you can visit this page.
And some suitable recipes:
Crisp bread with caraway
Chili & Rosemary Pork
Herbed Potato Salad
Strawberry Cream Cake
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What is that drink in the bottles? Looks yummy!
- kate | transatlantic sketches
Kate, various homemade flavored vodka. From my friend's garden: cherries and wild strawberries. She also made a version with lime, one with cinnamon and one with heather.
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