From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations
by Melissa Bahen
If you want more hygge in your life, this darling book of Scandinavian-inspired gathering ideas includes recipes and crafts for every day and special occasions. From the creator of the popular Lulu the Baker blog, it is equal parts entertaining, crafting, and cooking, featuring 10 seasonal family-friendly gatherings filled with Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and Finnish flavors and traditions. There are 40 accessible and modern recipes for sweet and savory treats, like Mom's Maple Pecan Rings, Swedish Meat Pies, Lucia Buns, and Hot Chocolate with Homemade Cardamom Marshmallows.
There are also 30 simple craft projects perfect for decorating and entertaining, as well as vivid color photographs throughout. With gatherings like Nordic Brunch, Woodland Tea Party, Afternoon Fika, Lucia Day, Christmas Cookie Exchange, and more, this charming book is perfect for fans of Scandinavian style, food, and tradition.
Melissa Bahen writes Lulu the Baker, a food and lifestyle blog focusing on fresh recipes, simple projects, and modern country life. She lives in western Oregon.
Hardcover, 256 pages.
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