Swedish Christmas Traditions: A Smorgasbord of Scandinavian Recipes, Crafts, and Other Holiday Delights

Swedish Christmas Traditions: A Smorgasbord of Scandinavian Recipes, Crafts, and Other Holiday Delights

by Ernst Kirchsteiger
     
 

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A traditional Swedish Christmas evokes thoughts of delicious homemade breads and pastries, beautiful wreaths and ornaments, and handmade crafts fashioned by the fire on a snowy day. Here everyone will learn how to bring those warm traditions into their homes, wherever they live. From glögg to red candied apples, festive hyacinth bouquets to citrus fruit

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A traditional Swedish Christmas evokes thoughts of delicious homemade breads and pastries, beautiful wreaths and ornaments, and handmade crafts fashioned by the fire on a snowy day. Here everyone will learn how to bring those warm traditions into their homes, wherever they live. From glögg to red candied apples, festive hyacinth bouquets to citrus fruit centerpieces, Ernst Kirchsteiger’s classic recipes and creative projects are simple and inspiring. He includes fully illustrated instructions to make:

Walnut and saffron crisp rolls
A mistletoe bouquet
Apple herring
Glazed ham
Pickled vegetables
Rosemary crispbread
Orange-flavored shortbread
Almond and vanilla milk
A Christmas chandelier
Festive candlesticks
Ice lanterns
And much more!

Kirchsteiger reminds readers that Christmas is not a race or a contest. It is a season full of meaning that gives everyone the chance to spend time with loved ones, celebrate old traditions, and create new ones. Follow the instructions in these pages or use them as inspiration for your own creations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781629144191
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
10/14/2014
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
751,098
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ernst Kirchsteiger is an interior decorator, chef, and popular Swedish television personality. He lives in Örebro, Sweden.

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