Swedish cardamom buns

Swedish cardamom buns

The kardemummabulle (Swedish cardamom buns) is as important to Swedes as the kanelbulle (Swedish cinnamon bun). All Swedes eat cake and drink coffee or tea. The event of doing this is called "fika", and is done...

Wiener Caféet – Stockholm, Sweden

This place has existed since 1904, with various owners. Less than a year ago, the café was all renovated and became a modern high end coffee house (i.e coffee shop). The waiter seats you at a table, and the peo...

Café Esplanad – Helsinki, Finland

In the late nineties, I was robbed by a couple of guys in an alley, in the outskirts of Bangkok. They left me with a swollen lip, and I left them with about 1500 baht. Today I arrived in Helsinki, Finland, and ...