Sweden Home / Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Mealtimes and recipes from Sweden Want a sneak peek into a Swedish home kitchen? Find out what fika and cosy Friday is all about, and let our stories and recipes whet your appetite for Sweden. Stories in this collection Welcome to the Swedish kitchen The social kitchen Welcome to the Swedish kitchen. It is not a sanctuary for a chef but rather a family room where people combine cooking with socialising, eating and drinking. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Breakfast Good morning! Feel like some coffee and a bowl of porridge? And perhaps a slice of filmjölk loaf? Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Lunch An irritable and grumpy Swede around noon usually means one thing: it’s time for lunch. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Fika Fika is Swedish for a coffee break that’s more about socialising than drinking coffee. And something sweet is also welcome. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Midweek dinner Tired and hungry after school or work? Whip up some pasta with seasonal sauce – perhaps with chanterelles, the gold of the Swedish forests, like in the recipe below. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Grill party Got glow? Great, then round up some friends and throw something on the barbecue. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Cosy Friday Thank God it’s Friday! Time to relax by hanging out with your loved ones, enjoying a snack together. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Dinner party Swedes like house parties, the grown-up version being dinner parties. Here’s how to pull off your very own Swedish dinner party. Welcome to the Swedish kitchen Outdoor eating If you spend the weekend in nature – walking, fishing, picking mushrooms – what could be better to eat than the fresh ingredients found around you?