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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 fianc! 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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Saint Lucia and saffron buns

The night treads heavily around yards and dwellings In places unreached by sun, the shadows brood Into our dark house she comes, bearing lighted candles, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia. Lucia is celebrated in Sweden on December 13th every year. Lucia … Continue reading

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