fettisdagen and valentines day

Fettisdagen and Valentine’s day; A match made in heaven.

Here in London, while many are preparing for Valentine’s day on the 14th, Swedes are getting prepared for Fettisdagen! Falling on the 13th, it could be said that the sweet cream cakes of ‘Fat Tuesday’

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the origin of christmas red moodboard from skandiblog

The meaning of Christmas Red – Skandiblog festive inspiration

Christmas is just around the corner, and the halls are decked with garlands, lights and decorations in reds, whites and greens. If there are children in the house then colourful stockings will be laid out

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Sweet Scandinavian recipes for a Christmas spread

We all love sweet treats during the festive period – and here at Skandiblog we thought we’d point you in the direction of some yummy Scandinavian desserts this Christmas. We think they will make great

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5 steps to become st lucias day savvy

5 Steps to become St Lucia’s day savvy.

St Lucia’s day is a very important date on every Scandinavian’s calendar – and is a celebration not to be missed! If you aren’t Scandinavian or wonder what it is all about – fear not!

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Fika Love: Nordic Afternoon tea in London

Afternoon tea has long been a tradition in England – and Fika is a much-loved treat among Scandinavians. As the summer months approach – we’re dreaming of sweet treats and refreshing drinks to enjoy with

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glad pask, easter traditions from scandinavia

Glad Påsk! Celebrating Easter the Scandi way.

As the days get lighter and warmer, we wave goodbye to the months of huddling indoors away from the chill! Easter not only brings the chance to indulge ourselves with sweet treats after lent, but

  • 11 months ago
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vaffeldagen, waffle day in sweden waffle inspiration from bonjourvintag

Celebrating waffle day in Sweden; Våffeldagen!

The 25th March in Sweden marks a special day for sweet treat lovers! It’s ‘Våffeldagen’ – or ‘ waffle day .’ Swedes celebrate by making waffles with jam and cream, often served with a coffee.

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Valentine’s Day the Scandinavian way

Valentine’s Day is just over a week away, and already we can’t escape the onslaught of roses, cheesy clichés, and heart-shaped…everything! TV, shops and social media are all turning pink and fluffy in the run

  • 1 year ago
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Swedish Christmas TV favourites

There is always one TV show or film that you and your loved ones just have to watch at Christmas. In Sweden this is no different! Cue ‘oldies but goodies’ and lots of laughs for

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God Jul! Swedish Christmas traditions

The lead up to Christmas is one of the most exciting times of the festive season. We spend time with loved ones, decorate our houses, buy presents and of course; enjoy festive food and drink!

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