Mighty Fine Blog

Time for Coffee?

If you’re planning to visit Scandinavia this year with The Mighty Fine Company be prepared for coffee and cake!

Northern Europeans love to ‘fika’ (go out for coffee). In fact they love it so much that, certainly in Sweden, the coffee breaks come thick and fast (typically every two hours). And the great news is that, as well as the liquid refreshment, there’s always cake too! From cinnamon rolls to almond rusks and chocolate cake, if you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re in for a treat!

So why not settle down with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake and find out all about our holidays in Scandinavia?

31. October 2014 by Emma Smith

Tilslørte Bondepiker

This mouth-watering, Norwegian cloudberry dessert has a name meaning ‘Veiled Peasant Girls’. Quite close to the Scottish Cranachan in taste, it uses cloudberries as a main ingredient but you can swap these for raspberries if you can’t get hold of the suggested fruit. More...

30. September 2014 by Emma Smith

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Swedish Brownies

Need a little sweetness in your life? Our easy-to-make Swedish Brownies (technically Blondies!) are created from store cupboard ingredients and only take 35 minutes to make so, what are you waiting for? Get the oven on and let the good times roll! More...

13. April 2014 by Emma Smith

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The Glögg Blog

Life can seem pretty tough in these grey January days, so why not add a bit of spirit to your weekend and rustle up a glass or two of hot Glögg?

Glögg is a Scandinavian spiced wine that has been around since the 17th century and is derived from the German term “gluhwein”. Recipes vary widely but, in general, Glögg is made with red wine, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, sugar and fruit rind.

Perfect for cold winter evenings and particularly popular in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, Glögg is extremely easy to make. Indeed, from preparing your first ingredient to pouring out your first glass there’s just 50 minutes to wait! More...

24. January 2014 by Emma Smith

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