A traditional Swedish Christmas evokes thoughts of delicious homemade breads and pastries, beautiful wreaths and ornaments, and handmade crafts fashioned by the fire on a snowy day. Here everyone will learn how to bring those warm traditions into their homes, wherever they live. From glögg to red candied apples, festive hyacinth bouquets to citrus fruit centerpieces, Ernst Kirchsteiger’s classic recipes and creative projects are simple and inspiring. He includes fully illustrated instructions to make:
Walnut and saffron crisp rolls A mistletoe bouquet Apple herring Glazed ham Pickled vegetables Rosemary crispbread Orange-flavored shortbread Almond and vanilla milk A Christmas chandelier Festive candlesticks Ice lanterns And much more!
Kirchsteiger reminds readers that Christmas is not a race or a contest. It is a season full of meaning that gives everyone the chance to spend time with loved ones, celebrate old traditions, and create new ones. Follow the instructions in these pages or use them as inspiration for your own creations.