Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats (Hardcover)
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An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the Swedish tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of this cherished custom.
Sweden is one of the world's top coffee consuming nations, and the twice-daily social coffee break known as fika is a cherished custom. Fika can be had alone or in groups, indoors or outdoors, while traveling or at home. A time to take a rest from work and chat with friends or colleagues over a cup and a sweet treat, fika reflects the Swedish ideal of slowing down to appreciate life's small joys. In this adorable illustrated cookbook, Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall share nearly fifty classic recipes from their motherland from cinnamon buns and ginger snaps to rhubarb cordial and rye bread allowing all of us to enjoy this charming tradition regardless of where we live.
About the Author
ANNA BRONES is a Swedish-American freelance writer based in Paris. She is the editor of the online food magazine Foodie Underground, and is a contributor to a variety of publications including BBC, Guardian, Sprudge, GOOD, and PUNCH. JOHANNA KINDVALL is a Swedish illustrator who divides her time between Brooklyn and Skane in thesouth of Sweden. Her work has beenfeatured in various books and magazines.She also writes an illustrated cooking blog, Kokblog, which was named a Saveur site we love." "