On the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea, a farm cooperative is re-growing ancient grains from seeds that were discovered in a nearby farm. When I went to investigate, I learned that ancient grains weren’t the only treasure to be found on the island.
I was recently hired to write about Swedish food. Having lived in Sweden for many years, I thought I knew everything. I was wrong.
A familiar face in Gothenburg leads me into the fish underworld for a day of lobster auctioning and fish filleting.
The final meal of our trip was spent – eating in. Through a program called A Slice of Swedish Hospitality, travelers to get a home-cooked meal from a Malmö resident.
At Slottsträdgården in Malmö, Swedish celebrity chef Tarek Taylor serves up delicious food from the garden that surrounds him.
In Swedish there is an expression for a memory that you long to revisit. It’s called a smultronställe, or “wild strawberry place,” hence the reference…
At Ängavallen, the Nordström family takes their mandate seriously, in that they might show the rest of us that it is possible to reap what you sow, and eat it, too.
The castle of Sofiero is known for having some of the best gardens in Europe. It was worth a stop, especially for the moment the fog parted revealing the turrets and towers of Shakespeare’s fabled Elsinore across the strait.