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Hurrying in to FIKA in Manhattan – My Review

Excited over the hype of the new chain of Swedish cafes in Manhattan, I recently stopped in to “fika” (the Swedish word for a glorified “coffee break”) at the FIKA cafe near the Plaza over the weekend. While I thought the presentation and modern decor were mycket fint, I am ashamed to admit that I […]

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Fall Calls For Swedish Apple Cake and Homemade Vanilla Sauce

Autumn’s crisp air calls for a warm Swedish apple cake. What a perfect thing to make after picking apples around the many orchards in Ontario (see this great U-Pick list), and right now is the season! We totally enjoy the tradition of getting our apples picked fresh off the tree instead of buying them at […]

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