It is that time of the year again when Swedes gather around the table in funny paper hats, adult bibs, slurping loudly on crayfish while singing and drinking schnapps. If you are a diehard Swede, August is the month to host a crayfish party, Kräftskiva, and enjoy the last bit of the summer.
Here are some fun and interesting facts about crayfish and crayfish parties.
Back in the day people believed Midsummer was full of spiritual power, love and magic. And I’m sure all Swedes can still agree on that. Midsummer is pretty magic. Here are some fun traditions to try if you want a bit of Swedish magical Midsummer.
Who would have thought that a 16 year old Swede would turn the world upside down. At Fika we are cheering for environmental activist Greta Thunberg by dedicating our next blog post to the topic of saving our planet. Find out what we do to reduce our footprint and be part of the movement by sharing your tips to make the world a better place.
Find out how Swedes celebrate Easter, why they eat so many eggs and get the ‘secret’ recipe of Fika’s own herring Silly Susan.
Find out why Swedes go crazy about the Semla bun. Why we celebrate Fat Tuesday “Semla Bun day”. Get inspired of different Semla trends like Fika’s Croissant Semla. And learn other fun facts about Sweden’s most popular and awaited dessert.