Category Archives: Germany

Vegan Tangerine Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingersnaps)

I always wondered how the smell of gingerbread spices is so universally Christmassy. It must be something about the sweet warmth of the cinnamon-ginger-clove-allspice-etcetera combination that evokes some sort of human response that resonates with fairy lights and a layer of … Continue reading

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Blackberry & Brie Ugnspannkaka (Swedish Oven Pancake)

This is for every wild blackberry bush we bypassed in Pembrokeshire, each tainted with an unripened August blush and not yet ready for picking. This pancake is to commemorate every Swedish meal of the bygone summer, which fades further into … Continue reading

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Copenhagen, Stockholm, & Crispbread (Part I)

If revisiting Taiwan required a conscious effort to overcome nostalgia and habit-induced travel bias, then my first foray into Scandinavia required levelheaded quelling of the massive expectations resulting from personal obsessions and displaced cultural hype. I’d somehow developed early-onset Scandimania years ago, which … Continue reading

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