Swedish Recipes
Swedish Recipes
 

Traditional Swedish Recipes

Swedish food tends to be influenced by the seasons with the spicing, and cooking, often reflecting the storage needs of the peasant communitieis of old, as in the case of pickled  herring, freshly salted or smoked meat, or dairy products that have been curdled, boiled or left to mature. 

The following recipes are a taste of what you might enjoy when you visit Sweden - or why not try them at home!


Kroppkakor (Filled Dumplings)

Kroppkakor (Filled Dumplings)

Ingredients for 4 - 6 servings

10 medium-sized potatoes
2-3 egg yolks
150g flour
1tsp salt
1 onion
200g salt pork
2tsp cracked allspice

 

Preparation
 
Peel and boil the potatoes, mash them and mix with the egg yolks and salt.

Let the puree cool, then mi in the flour.  Knead the dough thoroughly and shape into a roll.

Chop the pork into small cubes and dice the onion.  Fry the pork and onion quickly and mix with the allspice.
Swedish Kroppkakor

Cut the potato roll into 2cm thick slices, make a depression in the middle of each slice and fill with the pork mixture.  Flatten each dumpling so the pork mixture is in the middle and roll into a smooth, even ball.

Boil the dumplings slowly in a pot of lightly salted water without a lid for 5-6 minutes after the dumplings rise to the surface

 


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