De Lancey’s Fun Festival Tours of Finland

Aamu, your tour guide Come with me and see the fun festivals of Finland. June – Mosquito Swatting Championships – The Swedish town of Övertorneå holds its own event when the town was denied permission to […]

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Saffransbröd and When Sweden Rocked the Surfing World


Swedish Dessert SAFFRANSBRÖD INGREDIENTS 2¼ teaspoons yeast ⅓ cup warm water 1 cup milk ½ cup butter ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar (½ cup more later) ½ teaspoon (1 gram) saffron threads ⅓ cup […]

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Yellow Pea Soup and Why Sweden Never Gets Invaded


Swedish Soup YELLOW PEA SOUP WITH PORK (Ärter med fläsk) INGREDIENTS 1¼ pounds yellow split peas 6½ cups water 8 ounces salt pork 1 carrot 1 large yellow onion ¾ teaspoon fresh ginger (about ⅔”) […]

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Finnish dilled beef stew

Finnish Entree DILLED BEEF STEW (Tilliliha) INGREDIENTS 3 pounds boneless chuck roast 1 onion 3 tablespoons butter 3 ½ cups beef broth 1 teaspoon allspice ½ tablespoon coarsely ground pepper 1 bay leaf ½ teaspoon […]

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