Scandinavian Recipes for Summer
If your pandemic cooking routine needs a little inspiration this summer, then you’re in the right place! In this post you’ll find a mix of Nordic-inspired and traditional Scandinavian summer recipes for every course, from my lightened up version of the classic Skagenröra to a variety of fruit-forward desserts to help you use up all those berries and rhubarb. Read on for recipes for a delicious Scandinavian summer!
Creamy Shrimp and Dill on Cucumber Slices (Skagenröra)
Roasted Oysters with Rhubarb Mignonette
Plums with Blue Cheese, Walnuts, and Crispbread
Grilled Salmon with Lemon-Horseradish Cream
Simply Poached Prawns with Herb Sauce
Sides & Salads
Strawberry and Rye Berry Salad
Scandinavian Summer Potato Salad
New Potatoes and Chanterelles with Lemon and Dill
Shrimp Smørrebrød with Lemon and Cucumber
Smørbrød with Pickled Herring, Egg Salad, a Tangle of Watercress, and Dill
Sparkling Aquavit Cocktail with Strawberry
Norwegian Bløtkake with Strawberries and Cream
Nordic Blueberry Tart with Rye
Icelandic Happy Marriage Cake (Hjónabandssaela)
Rhubarb Cardamom Crisp with Buckwheat Streusel and Whipped Crème Fraîche
Swedish Mazarin Torte with Nectarines (Mazarintårta)
What are some of YOUR favorite Scandinavian summer recipes? Leave a comment and let me know!
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