Cocktails in the City 2017; The Best Scandinavian Bars pop up in London

To celebrate their fifth anniversary the event 'Cocktails in the City' is gathering some of the leading bars from Scandinavia; Himkok, Linje Tio and Ruby to have them mix and share drinks with a Nordic flair with you. The nation’s leading cocktail event in the capital is set to take place at the end of this month, with a three-day celebration of the cocktail, mixing together twenty-five...

SMAKA – a Scandinavian restaurant in Central London

Escape Central London, skyscrapers and busy streets and step into a Swedish forest... Smaka (meaning to taste in Swedish) is a Scandi-influenced all day restaurant and bar in Aldgate East, serving up a healthy breakfast and lunch as well as home cured salmon and the classic Swedish meatballs in the evening. Aldgate is an vibrant area with a mix of residents as well as being popular with many...

Sveler (Norwegian pancakes) recipe, perfect for fika!

Svele (also called lapper) is a Norwegian batter based cake on sour milk, that by size and texture may bear some resemblance to American pancakes. Svele in Norway is usually eaten as 'fika' and would often be served in a informal setting, usually together with coffee. As I child I remember having svele at my friends hoes after school, served straight from the frying pan with (melting) butter and...

The Cinnamon Bun Day 2016 – Where to buy Cinnamon buns in London!

The official Cinnamon Bun Day is fast approaching and we thought we'd share where you can get hold of your sticky and oh'so delicious treats in London! We will be celebrating the cinnamon roll on Tuesday 4th of October, so make sure you check out our top ten list of delicious cinnamon buns in London. The celebration is originating from Sweden and is on the native tongue called 'kanelbullens...

Blåbär London, a charming Scandinavian Cafe and Design shop in Putney

Blabar London is a vibrant neighbourhood concept shop, a life and style cafe dedicated to the Nordic. Blåbär's mission is to 'Live a Life More Nordic', with a mix of balance, creativity, community, health and happiness. The owners Sandra Linnea West originally from Sweden and her partner Oliver Goodier wanted to offer this New Nordic Lifestyle to a wider audience, both online and in their shop...

Rök – a Nordic restaurant in London serving wood fired simplicity

Rök smokehouse is influenced by the old cooking techniques of Northern Europe, specialising in brined and cured British meats, all cooked on fire served alongside fermented and preserved seasonal UK produce. We went along to see what this Nordic restaurant in London had to offer... The restaurant is tucked away, in a office area between Liverpool Street and Shoreditch. Apart from a small sign,...