The Ultimate Guide To A Swedish FeastDecember 18, 2017
With the holidays here, get prepared for a wonderful Swedish feast with our handy holiday guide. Here is a menu you could use to throw a Swedish holiday feast, complete with drinks, entrées and desserts that will bring you and your loved ones a little Swedish holiday cheer!
The centerpiece to many Swedish tables on Christmas is a perfect ham, otherwise known as julskinka, or Christmas ham. In Sweden, julskinka often is served cold, but it also can be served warm. Try testing out this julskinka recipe.
Köttbullar med potatismos
Köttbullar, also known as Swedish meatballs, is a classic entrée choice for the holidays. This köttbullar med potatismos recipe from Saveur shows you how to make Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes. Your guests will eat their hearts out with this wonderful holiday comfort food dish.
Lutefisk is a traditional Swedish dish and very popular during the holiday season. For many Swedes, this is a dish you either love or hate. Made with dried cod, this fish ends up having a gelatinous texture once it’s finished. Try serving up this lutefisk recipe.
Another fish to serve up on your julbord is gravlax, or cured salmon. Revisit one of our favorite SWE-Dishes for inspiration.
A holiday feast is never complete without a side of bread. Satisfy the carb needs of your guests by whipping up this limpa recipe.
Christmas baked goods are always a winner, but vetekrans, or Swedish tea rings, are absolutely scrumptious. Vetekrans is a coffee cake, and it’s not uncommon to add cherries or nuts into the recipe to add an extra holiday touch.
If you want a warm treat for cold weather, try risgrynsgröt. Risgrynsgröt is Swedish rice porridge and often is eaten during the holidays. Follow this easy risgrynsgröt recipe to complete your Swedish feast.
Make your dishes a little more Swedish this year, and wow your guests during your holiday party.
Happy holidays and have fun feasting from your friends at Umgås!