‘Vanillekipferl’ aka the best Christmas Cookies

Happy almost Christmas! Time is running these days and the countdown to Christmas is almost finished. One thing that is never missing at home around the festive season are some good ol'Christmas cookies! I'll be honest, the first batch I tried failed miserably - I used too much butter (well margarine) and read the recipe wrong.. my mistake! The second time around, however, turned out perfectly - not to my surprise, since it is our ...

Swedish Confectionery: Chokladbollar

Ever since I was little, I had this thing for Scandinavians - be it their food, their decoration, interior design in general, or clothing - and of course their warm and welcoming character. Back in the days we used to have International Food Days at our school, and since I've been to international schools, there were quite a few foods to display. I remember running from one food stand to another and trying to buy ...