Originally published as The Art of Scandinavian Cooking.
In Classic Scandinavian Cooking Nika Hazelton has gathered more than 200 recipes for the best, easy-to-prepare dishes of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. In the colorful and highly personal style for which she is celebrated, Nika Hazelton provides a veritable cooking course on Scandinavian cuisine.
She begins with that staple of easy Swedish entertaining, the smorgasbord. From help with planning the menu--which might include smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, pickled herring, crabmeat aspic, jellied fruit and vegetable salads, to name but a few of the traditional dishes--to special suggestions on serving and presentation, Nika Hazelton tells you everything you need to know to prepare a welcoming feast for family or friends. She also gives dozens of tempting ideas for smorrebrad--those delectable open-faced sandwiches so familiar to Scandinavian travelers.
Rich in local history and folklore, seasoned with personal anecdotes, Classic Scandinavian Cooking lets you travel to Scandinavia without leaving your kitchen. So Velkommen til bards--Welcome to the table!