Crescent rolls with almond paste, chocolate frosting and salty almonds

Crescent rolls with almond paste, chocolate frosting and salty almonds

These crescent rolls are filled with an almond paste, or marzipan as we would say in Scandinavia. This is an almond paste I bought in the store here (I know, it's not easy to find everywhere), but you easily make your own. Just follow my recipe below. An almond paste gives so much taste to [...]

Scandinavian marzipan treats (without white sugar)

Scandinavian marzipan treats (without white sugar)

Wow - mixing healthy nuts and dates and you have this delicious sweet treat - amazing! We do have a treat in Scandinavia that everyone knows and it's actually called "Vaccum cleaner" (Dammsugare - Swedish) or "Tree logs" (Træstammer - Danish). I don't know who came up with those very practical (and not so tempting) [...]

Seven different kinds of cookies (Sju sorters kakor)

Seven different kinds of cookies (Sju sorters kakor)

A traditional "fika" in Sweden includes many different options when it comes to pastry treats and cookies. The traditional way to serve coffee with sweets was to serve many different options so everyone could find at least something they liked. The magic number was seven, seven different cookies. That is also the title of one [...]