Monthly archives: July 2012

Seaside dining in Sandviken

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Well, bay side. Our friends recently took us to a scenic bay side restaurant – Sjöstugan – which epitomizes summer dining out in the archipelago for me.

Summer finally arrives in the archipelago

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Hope I don’t jinx it with this post. Oh, and forget the slightly overcast clouds. We’ll take any semblances of blue skies we can at this point.

Finding patterns around Danderyd

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I happened to be at Danderyds sjukhus this past weekend and for the first time while on the 14th floor, fully noticed patterns all over the hospital campus.

Baby playdate at Rosendals Trädgård

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When my friend Australian journalist Caitlin was visiting with her adorable twins, I picked Rosendals Trädgård with its orchards, gardens, and wide green spaces as the ideal spot for our lunch/play date.

Fika with friends in Nyköping

Fika with friends in Nyköping - Swedish food photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
My friend Catrin makes the best fikabröd – hands down. Her butter cakes (shortbread) with pearl sugar pictured above were borderline sinful. You can find a similar recipe here (translated from Swedish with Google Translate).