One of Sweden’s many traditions; Valborg is celebrated on the 30th of April. The significance of the event has changed dramatically over the years and yet it is still an important part of the Swedish calendar.
Ever been wished a happy birthday in Swedish? I recently had a big birthday and was struck by the various ways to congratulate somebody in Swedish. There is, in fact, an array of ways to say it, some obvious and some frankly odd. The most common way is ‘grattis på födelsedagen’ – congratulations on your […]
One of the most fun parts of moving to another country is experiencing different traditions and tastes. And, as a bonus, in my family we already love eating and cooking, so it is inevitable for us to taste and also bake Lussebullar! What is Lussebullar? It’s basically saffron bread with raisins (but when it comes to baking, it’s […]