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Let’s Eat Swedish! What To Eat When You Are In Sweden

Are you a food lover? Here is a term for you: Husmanskost. Are you a food lover? Here is a term for you: Husmanskost.

It is a swedish term that literally means - “house man fare". However, when you talk about Husmanskost in Sweden, you’ll be talking about the local food evere Swede eat!

There are a lot of food to try in Sweden, and there is a wide range of things that you can choose from and thy are delicious. So here, we will give you some of must try food in Sweden!

Here are a few much common dishes you might get served in a restaurant if you ask for something typically Swedish.

Köttbullar, meat balls.

The Swedes love their meat balls. And their version is a must try for a variety of reason. But mainly, the flavor profile of this meaty delicacy is out of this world.

Pyttipanna, or pytt i panna

Meaning “small pieces I pan”. Those small pieces little cubes of potatoes, onions and any kind of chopped meat, which is fried in a pan together with egg or pickled beetroot. It was originally made as a dish with leftovers.

Smörgåstårta, sandwich cake

The Swedes eat this cake as the main dish to a meal. Sounds weird? But it works. The smögåstårta is a cold cake made of several layers of white or light rye bread with creamy fillings in between. The base usually is mayonnaise and eggs. Add some shrimps, ham, cucumbers, tomatoes and on top sliced lemons and you’ll have a classic looking smörgåstårta to serve for your next birthday in Sweden.

Swedish cakes and pastry

The deal about Swedish cakes and pasties is the occasion to which you need to eat this. What’s the occasion you might ask? It is for Fika or Swedish coffee break. So here is some assortment of pastries for you: Kanelbullar, cinnamon buns/rolls.

Swedes are so obsessed with them, they even celebrate it’s existence every year on the 4th October.

This is a brief tour of the typical food that you might need to eat in Sweden. These is enough to get your Swedish food experience started.

If you are raring to visit Stockholm and any Swedish city then we got you covered. Just give us a call here at BCN Montjuic Tourist Point and we are happy to make your food adventure to commence.

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