Maria-Thérèse Sommar, fotograf i Härnösand och Höga Kusten

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Things we do in the forest / Saker vi gör i skogen

Last weekend we had a little Easter party in the forest by my aunt's house. There were cookies. There were mysterious dishes prepared over a fire. There were veggie sausages and soft thin bread baked by my aunt and uncle. We had fun.

I'm now going to teach you a few Swedish words.

Kaffekask = coffee with a bit of booze in it
Tunnbröd = thin, white, delicious bread, can be either crisp or soft
Kolbulle = "coal bun", white flour and water mixed and cooked over an open fire for the sake of nostalgia, mixed with pork for those who eat animals, served with lingonberry jam
Lingonsylt = lingonberry jam
coffee


sister and veggie sausage

kolbulle med lingonsylt

Förra helgen hade vi ett litet påskkalas i skogen vid min mosters hus. Det fanns kakor. Det fanns underlig mat som lagades över öppen eld. Det fanns sojakorvar och tunnbröd bakat av moster och hennes man. Det fanns kaffekask. Det var skoj.





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9 comments

Sara said...

Wow, that looks like so much fun! I love the outdoors.. I wish we could have something like that in Egypt, but I guess the nature of the land doesn't help much.
*steals box of cookies and runs away* =p hehehe

Sara said...

Oh, and happy belated easter! =D
It's still next week over here..

Snap said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time. Thanks for the language lesson! Lingonberry jam .... yummmmmmm!

i cant sew said...

my husband is looking at your post today and we are both longing to be in that forest. it reminds me of the type of thing my dad would do in his home town of croatia. big smooches
%*_*%

LadyFi said...

Looks mysigt/so lovely! Never heard of kolbulle - but it sounds similar to pinnbröd... which I love!

ArtSnark said...

What fun! Great pics

Some Kaffekask sounds like just the thing to get me going in the studio ;D

Tommy said...

Lingonberryjam!

Det skulle man ha tryckt på en T-shirt.

Ima Ventriloquist said...

This sounds like such a lovely party with such wonderful treats. Oh, I want to do fun things in the forest, too! :)

theArthurClan said...

Oh my goodness, what a wonderful event that was. It looked like everyone had a great time!

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