SWEA Christmas Fair and Market 2013 Right Around the Corner

The long awaited SWEA Christmas Fair and Market is quickly approaching and I wanted to give you a summary of all the great stuff you can find there. Besides the beautiful Swedish design, Christmas decorations and food, there is the highly anticipated Mathörnan or Food Corner, as many of you are eager to purchase all the yummy imported groceries from Sweden. Here are the dates again and more information can be found on SWEA Toronto’s website and flyer below.

Saturday, November 23 11am-5pm
Sunday, November 24 11am-4pm
SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival

SWEA Toronto Website: http://www.swea.org/toronto/
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Lower Simcoe Street and Queens Quay West


Swedish groceries available for sale!

Here’s just a summary of what to expect. Come early, as things can run out quickly on certain items. See my Setting Up a Swedish Christmas Table (Julbord) Here in Canada or Swedish Food in Toronto for alternatives and resources to find Swedish essentials elsewhere in Toronto and across Canada.

Abba fish products – Mästarmatjes, pickled herring varieties in dill, French onion, onion, mustard and Skärgård and garlic flavors, whole anchovies, anchovy filets, fish balls, sardines in tomato sauce, Kalles Kaviar tube in original and Randig, salmon pate paste, tuna pate paste, caviar

Sauces/bouillon/condiments – Hovmästarsås, mayonnaise, Slotts mustard, horseradish, lobster bouillon, veal bouillon, chanterelle mushroom bouillon, fish bouillon, vinegar (12% acidic)

Beans – Brown beans, yellow split peas

Eldorado jams/Ekströms soups/desserts – Raspberry cream, blueberry soup, rose hip soup, chocolate pudding, Snabb-Marzan, O’Boy chocolate milk mix

Baking ingredients/spices – Pearl sugar, light and dark sugar beet syrup, Ögon Kakao cocoa powder, vanilla sugar, bitter almond extract, dry yeast, almond paste, marzipan, bitter orange (whole), Vört spice blend, cardamom pods, glögg spices, saffron

Leksand crisp breads – Polarknäcka, Trekant, Vika Prima, etc.

Zoega coffee – Möllbergs, Skånerost, Passion Colombia, Mezzo

Cider/fruit punch – Bob’s, Önos and Herrljunga cider

Candies/chocolate – Aroma, Åhlgrens, Cloetta, Fazer, Haribo, Toms, Malaco, Fazer, Bubs, Marabou, Läkerol, V6 gum

Chips/snacks/cookies – Estrella chips, OLW cheez doodles (New!), Nyåkers ginger snaps, Göteborgs cookies, Cloetta almond biscuits

Soap/household – Bliw soap, Grumme liquid soap

I will be around working in both the Swedish Design and Restaurant/café areas, so if you see a Filipina lady speaking Swedish, come say hi! It will be great to meet you in real life. See you there!

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