Traditional cuisine in Sweden
Kitchen in Sweden presented a delicious and diverse food. Before traveling to the country it is worth considering that the food is quite expensive.
Food in Sweden
Swedish Diet consists of meat (pork,beef, venison, elk and deer meat), fish (mackerel, cod, hake, halibut), vegetables (especially popular in the country enjoys potatoes), dairy products (yogurt, cheese, yogurt). If your goal - to eat in Sweden, go to the restaurants that are located in the center of cities.
In Sweden, it is worth trying marinated herring,kottbullar (Swedish meatballs), artsoppa (soup made on the basis of peas and pork), pytt i panna (roast meat with onions, potatoes, beets and boiled eggs), gravlax (cold appetizer based on thin slices of salmon with dill and salt) blodpudding (black pudding made of pork).
Where to eat in Sweden? At your service:
- cafes and restaurants where you can sample national dishes;
- korvstand and gatukok (in these street eateries can buy hot dogs, chips, burgers);
- coffee (here you can enjoy fresh pastries and a variety of sandwiches).
Drinks in Sweden
Popular Swedish drinks - coffee, tea, fruit juices, wine, beer, aquavit (local vodka), punch, lingondricka (cranberry drink), cordials and liqueurs made on the basis of fruits and local herbs.
For drinks, the fortress which is higher than 3.5%, it is necessary to go to one of the state stores Systembolaget.
Gastronomic tour in Sweden
If you - a fan of crabs, you should definitelyto tour "The opening of the crayfish season in Stockholm" (late summer). On this tour you can enjoy the main holiday dish - whole crayfish, cooked in salted soup with dill and other spices (if desired, to cancers you will be served a beer), as well as shrimp, baguettes, bread and cheese. In addition, at this festival you will be able to listen to traditional songs performed by local bands. It is worth noting that the Feast of crayfish is a part of a picnic in the open air or indoors in case of bad weather.
If you go to Gothenburg, you will visit thecozy restaurants and a variety of cafes, where you feed hearty and tasty delicacies. In addition, you will be able to go on a safari, where you will be able to catch oysters, lobster, mussels and crabs, and then taste the delicious dishes made with their catches.
All of these features, as well as the amazing nature, hospitality and friendliness of the local population, will turn your trip into an unforgettable vacation.
Sweden can be proud of - the local chefs have repeatedly been endowed with international prizes and restaurants - received Michelin stars, so the rest in this country - the perfect choice for gourmets.