She has been named Sweden’s Nigella Lawson and ended up in the British press last year as the reason behind the shortage of butter in Swedish supermarkets, due to her persistence in using proper ingredients. With Leila Lindholm’s fifth book Hello Cupcake available in the UK, Scan Magazine seeks out a piece of cupcake heaven.
At the market, visitors can browse through diverse stalls for Scandinavian present ideas and decorations, while sampling some hearty Scandinavian food together with a mug of hot mulled wine. The Scandinavian Christmas Market is the perfect place to pick up some special Christmas presents for your family and friends, with stalls selling everything from Scandinavian jewellery and furniture to Christmas decorations.
On the 9-10 October 2010, please listen to the grumbling in your tummy, and make your way to The Scandinavia Show at Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London, for a taste and a tipple of the best Scandinavian produce and brands out there. You will not be disappointed by the wide range of exhibitors, as there will be something for everyone, from Norwegian waffles for those with a real sweet tooth to Finnish vodka for the thirsty liquor connoisseur.
Many of us have memories of sitting in a field on a summer’s day eating crusty French bread and sharing a kilo of creamy brie. In fact, some of us would like to spend most of our days doing just that, if it was not for the eventual need to then be moved around by a pick-up truck.
After releasing her second cookbook in English, The Nordic Diet, Trina Hahnemann is set to tour the UK with cooking demonstrations and debates. Scan Magazine’s own food guru Bronte Blomhoj had a chat with the healthy Dane.
It happens every year: the cold winter months take you by surprise and you need extra fuel to keep you warm. Then the festive season comes around and, suddenly, you have a whole spare tyre around your waist that not only keeps you cosy and warm but also wobbles in a funny way when you walk. Before you know it, people are calling you “lardy boy” (even to your face) and you know it is time to bring out the dreaded scales.