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Dear Photo Diary | a winter without colors

I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better. Steve Southerland … Continue reading

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Mmm! The Smell of Home baked Saffron Buns

The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood… Richard Paul Evans Around here saffron buns in December is a tradition. We make a yellow dough, we leave it to rise on it’s own, we cut it, roll it and … Continue reading

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Make a wish

Yesterday was my brothers 20th birthday. It was a beautiful day, and we had drinks in the garden. My dad made delicious food (as always, I adore his cooking). I was happy to be asked to bake the cake, and … Continue reading

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Video | The making and baking of Lucia Buns

How to bake the Swedish version of saffron buns called lussebulle around here? Get a cup of coffee, and sit back and watch because I just uploaded the saffron bun baking video. There you’ll see how we do it – … Continue reading

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Swedish Saffron Buns a.k.a. Lussebullar

Every year about this time we make a batch of yummy saffron buns. It is one of my favorite traditions even though I otherwise avoid the kitchen. This year I have decided to share the recipe here on my blog. … Continue reading

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Favorite Recipe Cards – free to print and share

* Empty recipe cards (pdf) – print it and fill in your own favorites The recipe for Swedish saffron buns I bake these every December before Christmas. Swedish they are called lussebulle and while I did my own recipe card … Continue reading

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How to bake a Birthday Girl Chocolate Cake

Let’s all eat some cake this weekend in celebration of my 1000:th post and my 33rd birthday, shall we? I would like to invite you all, but the cake I made yesterday has already been eaten by my family, and … Continue reading

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How to make your own wedding cake (or ten) with sugarpaste

I’m a photographer and not a cook, so this is not a recipe but a photo-journal of the Day Before the Wedding of my friend Maris and her fiancé! I had the honor this Midsummer to take their wedding photos, … Continue reading

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Mini Gingerbread Houses in Christmas village

We made nine (9!) Mini Gingerbread Houses this year. I decorated three, my cousin Charlotta made three, my brother two and my mother one. Creating a Christmas Village takes a whole family of dedicated bakers. Here they are: The backside … Continue reading

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Fun Adventures in the Kitchen

I’ve been wanting to make miniature gingerbread houses for more than a year now, but last Christmas we went to fjällen and no houses got created around here. But then this year my sweet cousin wanted to make houses too, … Continue reading

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