Smörgåstårtans Day 13th of November

A smörgåstårta is a very Swedish thing. It's a savory layered sandwich cake, usually served for a festive occasion. Did you know, today is Smörgåstårtans Day? traditionally made by layering white bread with egg and mayonnaise often as the base. The additional filling may vary greatly. Originating from the post war era around the 1940, the 'smörgåstårta' is served cold and cut like a...

Svenska flaggans dag – June 6

Swedes are fun loving people and it's no secret that they look for any opportunity to celebrate. The summer is a particularly busy season with the arrival of midsummer, the onset of the crayfish season and momentous National Day parties. HIPP HIPP HURRA! It is Swedish National Day today! Did you know: Sweden didn't officially celebrate their first National Day until June 6, 1983. On that very...