I have reviewed Bronte Aurell’s book, Fika and Hygge on this blog way back in October (love it; that’s what the review says and my opinion hasn’t changed) and since the summer I have been desperate to visit the London cafe run by Bronte and her husband, Scandinavian Kitchen. This weekend my husband was in London for his Notary Public course, and I went with … Continue reading Elves Alive! Scandinavian Kitchen….
Anybody who is called Bronte is all right by me, but then I like windswept Yorkshire moors with heavy rain and wind lashing against the window. Apologies as well for the lack of accents. Computers, eh? Bronte Aurell is a Dane married to a Swede living in London. Together they set up a cafe and deli specialising in all things Scandi, a taste of home, … Continue reading Hygge Book; Scandikitchen Fika and Hygge by Bronte Aurell
OK. It’s Cinnamon Bun Day’s Eve. In Sweden tomorrow, all sorts of people will be celebrating the little round wonders that are cinnamon buns. I love cinnamon anyway, so last year I had a little cinnamon Danish all by myself to celebrate; this year in my pursuit of all things hyggelig, I am determined to force cinnamon buns on all my family. If I were … Continue reading Tonight is Kanelbullens Dag Eve.
It’s 14 degrees and raining as only it can in Britain, which is to say a fine mist that doesn’t fall hard enough to put you off going out but is persistent enough to stop you from staying dry. It’s 10 to 4 in the afternoon and the lights are on the cars already. One of those “Oh my word, I can’t believe it’s still … Continue reading I write this with my woolly tights on…
Welcome to my blog; I’m a Family Manager and Office Ninja wanting to make my life happy and wondering if Hygge is the way to go. Continue reading Welcome! Or Velkomst as the Danish say