Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break with recipes for pastries, breads, and other treats
“fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break” is a delightful little baking book extoling the virtues of both the coffee break and the sweets that are as much a part of the break as the coffee is. Placing an emphasis on quality, locally-sourced ingredients and baking methods that preserve the ingredients inherent tastiness, this book will not disappoint the baker looking for unique, approachable Swedish recipes perfect for gathering with friends and family over a pot of fine coffee.
Recipes range from the pleasantly simply and delicious Muskotsnittar (Nutmeg Slices) to the slightly more complicated but oh-so-worth-it Mandelmusslor (Almond Tartlet Shells). Illustrated with whimsical drawings and written with a down-to-earth reverence for the art of fika, this book is an ideal addition to your cookbook collection if you’re looking to learn a little Swedish and take your coffee break to the next level.
By Anna Brones & Johanna Kindvall, hardback 168 pages