As you might know, the Christmas potluck pasty in Sweden is called “knytkalas”. I hope that you followed our Christmas calendar-2019, and you know that for 24 days we were writing about food: for stomach, mind, soul, and even about the limitation of food. Our team of KI bloggers, of course, could not miss the opportunity to… Read More Happy Holidays from Bloggers!
Day 23 in our ChristmasCalendar2019! Food: Food for soul and for the body It is grey in the sky Wind blows from everywhere Rain is flying, falling, flooding Yes, I came to Portugal for a sunny Christmas holiday But my airplane has just landed in a storm. Well, no need to complain. Sun… Read More Portuguese Pumpkin Dreams
Day 19 in our ChristmasCalendar2019!Food: Food for Soul Christmas. A time to stuff your face with everything good around the kitchen every 20 minutes and maybe cosy up by the fireplace with a good book during the breaks in-between. But what to read?? I am sharing my own personal list of books together with a brief… Read More A bookworm’s favourite Christmas Snacks
Once you’ve finished the Glögg, you make your way to the table to begin one of the most grueling endurance events in the Swedish calendar, the julbord. This joyous occasion at one of the darkest times of the year is a treasure trove of Swedish culture and tradition, from the sheer delight of a full… Read More A completely biased guide to Julöl
Day 17 in our ChristmasCalendar2019!Food: Food for Thought Even though Christmas may have begun solely as a Christian holiday, with time people from all over the world have embraced the festive season and added their own “peculiar” traditions! Manger scenes, Santa Claus, and smiley snowmen are still the characters we mostly think about when we think… Read More Unusual Christmas Traditions From Around The World
Food: Food for body; Christmas is one of the most beautiful and magical times. In Poland most of families will spend this time together preserving old Christmas traditions. The Poles have many of them such as singing carols, eating 12 dishes (no meat or alcohol) on Christmas Eve, looking for the first star or going… Read More Pierogi: Polish delicacy
Day 14 in our ChristmasCalendar2019!Food: Hungry for Light A haiku from a Vitamin D-deprived researcher