Swedish Shrimp Sandwich - "Räksmörgås" - Traditional Recipe from Sweden

Swedish Shrimp Sandwich – “Räksmörgås” – Traditional Recipe from Sweden

If you have ever been to Sweden, you must have noticed that there are delicious räkmackor (shrimp /prawn sandwiches) on every corner: in the refrigerated shelves of supermarkets, in cafés and at many petrol stations. … Read more

Swedish Princess Cake Recipe prinsesstårta

“Prinsesstårta” Princess Cake – Traditional Recipe from Sweden

The delicious Swedish princess cake made of green marzipan and lots of cream. It belongs to the standard product of every Swedish confectionery, the “Swedish cake” or Prinsesstårta as it is called in Swedish. It … Read more

Chocolate Balls from Sweden - Recipe - "chokladbollar"

Swedish Chocolate Balls Recipe – “Chokladbollar” from Sweden

Chocolate balls from Sweden – a savoury chocolate temptation. “Chokladbollar” in Sweden Chokladbollar are absolute classics of the Swedish bakery. Chocolate balls are standard in most Swedish cafés and it is hard to imagine the … Read more

Janssons Frestelse – Traditional Swedish Recipe - (Jansson's Temptation)

Janssons Frestelse – Traditional Swedish Recipe – (Jansson’s Temptation)

One of the most typical Swedish main courses: Janssons frestelse (Jansson’s temptation). You can find it on menus in Sweden, everywhere where you find classic Swedish home cooking. If you are not in Sweden, but … Read more

Swedish Alphabet

Swedish Alphabet & How to Pronounce Each Letter Correctly

The Swedish alphabet has 29 letter. That’s three more than the English alphabet has. And Swedes don’t say “from A to Z” but rather “från A till Ö” since Ö is the last letter. Swedish … Read more

Top 100 Swedish Female & Male Given Names – Common Names for Swedish Women & Men

What is the most common name among Swedish women? Is Agneta or maybe Ida? No, it’s Anna. And what is the most common name for men in Sweden? Is it Sven or even Thor? Nope, the … Read more

Basic Sweden facts and fun facts

Basic Sweden Knowledge & Fun Facts

Are you looking for some basic facts about Sweden? Maybe you are going to have a Sweden quiz and want to prepare by improving your general knowledge about this Sweden. Check out these quick basic … Read more

Sweden Quiz

Sweden Quiz – 10 Questions to Test Your Sweden Knowledge

Find out how well you know Sweden by answering these 10 questions. If you answer 8 or more questions right, you can officially call yourself “Hej Sweden’s Sweden Quiz Champion”. :) Find the correct answers … Read more

New Sweden Challenge with 10 instead of 25 tasks

Two years ago, in 2017, I started the Sweden Challenge, for all who want to experience Sweden in a more authentic and entertaining way. Since 25 tasks might have been a little too overwhelming for … Read more

Swedish Mile in Kilometers: the Confusing Swedish Miles “mil”, Grrr

When you are in Sweden and want to buy a coffee or cinnamon bun, you pay with Swedish Crowns (SEK). In many other European countries – the Euro-zone – though, you pay with Euros (EUR). … Read more