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It's the most exciting exhibition for anyone interested in the history of the Vikings. Oh yes: This spring, we're invading the British Museum in London (This time, we're a bit friendlier...sorry about the plundering last time). The exhibition is on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
We've got a few empty walls where we like to ask artists and photogrpahers to display their work. We usually change artworks every month or so. This is a last call to be in with a chance to be February/March... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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To celebrate our liquorice week at ScandiKitchen, we're giving away a selection box of our favourite liquorice. The lovely gift box contains: Tyrkisk peber (both normal and firewood), Johan Bulow No 2 Salty, Franske Saltpastiller, Skolekridt chalks, Salty fish, Super... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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LAKRIDS, LIQUORICE, LICOURICE... We Nordics have a favourite pass time: to try and get non-liquorice lovers to taste the stuff we enjoy eating by the bucket load. We cannot comprehend why you do not enjoy these (usually) super salty and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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With all the chat in the media about the amazing Nordic Lingonberry and how it fights off the fat, we thought we'd give you a few ideas on how to incorporate more Lingonberries into your day to day. Lingonberries come... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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We were in S-Magazine in The Sunday Express last Sunday. Starring roles to our open roast beef sandwich, Jansson's Temptation, Vasterbotten Pie, Kladdkaka, Marte's Kale & Grape salad and the infamous Apple Cake that we serve at the cafe. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Ahhh, we knew it already, but now the cat is out of the bag: Lingonberries are the new super berry according to researchers at Lund University. Read the article here It can be very hard to get hold of Lingonberries... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Fancy baking some Semlor? This amazing cardamom buns stuffed with marzipan and whipped cream. We enjoy these mainly on Fat Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday) - but also in the weeks leading up to it. Here's a nice recipe. If you can't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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We love our wall downstairs in the cafe. Most of all, we love that every month, we have lovely new amazing art work displayed there. From photography to paintings and illustrations. This month belongs to the brilliant illustrator Åsa Wikman.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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We are so excited: Nordicana is BACK in London on 1st and 2nd February 2014. This year the event takes place at the Truman Brewery in East London and they have everyone there this year. From the stars of The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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This is a basic recipe for cinnamon buns. Try this and then adapt to suit you: Less sugar, more sugar, more butter (can you ever have too much butter?), vanilla sugar in the filling, no egg, a whole egg, thinner... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Hallo. Just a little update. We've still got Julmust and loads of mulled wine from Blossa. We've also got a whole heap of Danish 'pålæg' in - from saltkød to rullepolse, røget filet and hamburgeryg. We've still got Swedish Xmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Hello. This update about stock at our London store is posted 13:30 on 20th December. We've still got julmust, prinskorv, vortbrod, leverpostej, marsipangrise, julskum, rodkaal, cherry sauce, nougat, marzipan, aebleskiver, rye bread, herring and Blossa glogg and much much more.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Chances are, you probably are wearing a pair of underpants right now. Comfortable, much? One of our good, good friends is supporting a really great cause in West London called The Shelter Project. Here, they run a shelter for the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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And so, for the winners of the annual ScandiKitchen 'Pimp My Gingerbread House' competition… We started with a basic kit and wanted to see what you could all do with it. The winner of the Adult Artistic House is… Josephine... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Hello Anna Thanks for your comment. The whole point of this competition was to see what you could do using a basic kit - hence why they all are the same starting kit. We think all the houses are super lovely and we especially love the kids entries. This is a competition for everyone - big as well as small, creative as well as bold. Bye for now Bronte
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It's been an AMAZING year for our Pimp My Gingerbread House - and here are all the wonderful entries to the competition... The challenge was: Take one Gingerbread House kits from Annas and see what you can do with it.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Swedish Lucia For Dummies from Sweden on Vimeo. This Friday the 13th December is the day of St Lucia and the festival of light. On this day across Scandinavia you will find processions of boys and girls dressed all in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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You need: 2 different colour glossy paper scissors glue a template such as this one Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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No December in Sweden and Norway is complete without the delicious Lussebullar - a soft saffron bun. Perfect with Glogg mulled wine. There are many, many different ways to make these buns. Some people add Kesella or quark to the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Last christmas, we made a Christmas card and it made us laugh. We just found it again. We're going to make another one this year - and probably laugh a lot again. Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Thanks to The Guardian for composing this. Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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The Nordic Film Festival opens in London on 25th Nov and is on until 4th December 2013. We've got a pair of tickets to give away to the closing night London premiere gala screening of new Danish drama YOU &... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Photo: By the wonderful Marie-Lou Avery (copyright). This recipe is a must for any Nordic Christmas, in particular traditional Danish Christmas. To make it more Norwegian, use a Raspberry sauce instead of cherry. Swedes add different fruit - sometimes orange... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Scandinavian Kitchen