This chokladkaka (chocolate cake) is absolutely to die for! It's incredible with just the right amount of vaniljsocker (vanilla sugar) to make it interesting. Chokladkaka is a Swedish classic and is a common treat for fika. I baked this one in particular for my godmother's birthday. Since she loves chocolate, this was definitely the right [...]
Bierocks belong almost entirely to the states of the Midwest. These rolls stuffed with cabbage and meat are the product of the Volga German immigrant families who originally settled here in places like Kansas. It's believed that bierocks are a descendent if the Eastern European food pierogis. Similar idea but still different! Traditionally, these deliciously [...]
folk • smak: the people’s taste Welcome to folksmak where we write about all things Scandinavian and Scandi-American! You can also expect a sprinkling of German and other Northern-European influences. We’re really interested in Scandinavian and Northern-European food, traditions, and cultural influences that manifest in the United States and hope we can share them!