Semlan, fettisdagsbullen

fastlagsbulle or, also called “hetvägg” used to have its own debut – last day before the beginning of Lent – in Sweden in earlier years. We were surprised at a recent trip to Stockholm to find that almost every baker and every café were already displaying as early as second week of January.

Make your own semla, find a recipe and a brief history here: Time for a semla


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Constantly looking for signs of the Swedish heritage and what makes it special.
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