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 [...]

Thumbprint cookies (Hallongrottor)

Thumbprint cookies (Hallongrottor)

In every classical café in Scandinavia you will always find Thumbprint cookies. We might not eat them so often any longer, but when you do, you remember how good they are.  This cookie comes originally from Sweden. They are named Hallongrottor in Swedish, meaning “raspberry cave”! It's a buttery cookie with a shallow well in the middle [...]