Tell me what’s your favourite semla and I’ll tell you who you are 🙂 Semla is by far my favourite Swedish fika bun. There are many ways to eat your semla, as nicely described by the Newbie team here. You can eat it with a spoon, dipped in a bowl of warm milk or go […]
Combining time off school with a Swedish love for the outdoors; Sportlov. An event you simply don’t want to miss as a newbie in Sweden.
إذن ما هي السيملا – Semla التي سمعت الجميع يتحدث عنها بشغف في كثير من الأحيان خلال شهر يناير؟ حسناً، ليس من المفاجئ أن يتبين أن Semla هي هذا الشيء الحلو، مليء بالقشدة من الداخل يشبه في الشكل شطيرة البرجر الذي يتوفر تقريباً في كل مَخْبِز في السويد منذ الآن. السملة عبارة عن كعكة مصنوعة من […]
So what is this Semla that I’ve been hearing excitedly from everybody so very often this month in January? Well, it is to (my) no surprise that the Semla turns out to be this sweet creamy burger-looking thing that’s available in almost every bakery in Sweden by now. A Semla is a wheat flour cardamom-flavored […]
To tell a Swede that you are not a big fan of the bun semla (semlor in plural) – might be considered sacrilegious and semlor are sold pretty much everywhere during January and February. But what is a semla, why is it such a big deal and how do you eat one? Semlor (also called fastlagsbulle) are cardamom-scented […]