Meatball Monday in London

Make Mondays great again with Meatball Monday! Scandinavian Kitchen has taken the responsibility of making a change to the dreaded first day of the week, with a hearty Swedish meal; Swedish Meatballs. Scandinavian Kitchen in London is all about food from the Nordic region. Whether you are popping in for breakfast, brunch or lunch, the counter is filled with open style sandwiches along with other...

Hansen & Lydersen Smoked Salmon in 2017

This is not a blog post about how sublime the smoked salmon from the Norwegian smokehouse in Hackney is. Nor is it to tell you about the opening times or the last order date before Christmas. Hansen & Lydersen has had an incredible journey from its humble begins in the courtyard of a derelict building in Stoke Newington - and straight off to a flying start onto the London food scene, loved by...

Top 5: Cinnamon Buns in London

Did you know, it's Cinnamon Bun Day today! And here are the best places in London to is upon us and this is our favourite bakeries and cafes that sell proper Scandinavian cinnamon buns - in London. In Sweden, the country of its presumed origin, the cinnamon roll takes the name of kanelbulle (literally: "cinnamon bun"), and more recently the celebration of the sweet Scandinavian treat, popular...

London’s top Nordic restaurants in 2017

There are not many Nordic restaurants to be found on the London food scene. Some come and go, some are only 'Nordic inspired'. But the authentic, the real deal... Here are the top 5, from Michelin Star restaurants to pop-up supper clubs. Texture is all about head chef, Agnar Sverrisson. At the Michelin-starred restaurant in Marylebone (opened in 2007) Sverrisson successfully combines seasonal...

Bears Ice Cream London

Bears Ice Cream Company is family run ice cream parlour. The concept is inspired by Icelandic ice cream traditions combined with English seasonal flavours. It might come as a surprise to you but the Nordic countries loves ice cream. The summers are short but they are warm with plentiful amount of sunshine. In contrast to the ice cream van, a fixture outside playgrounds in the UK, Nordic ice...

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...