In this, her second recipe book, café owner Brontë Aurell focuses on the Scandinavian concepts of fika – meeting up to share a coffee and something sweet, and hygge – the feeling of being warm, relaxed and loved.
The book features recipes for over 60 cakes, bakes and treats from all over Scandinavia, from indulgent confections to comforting fruit cakes, buns and pastries. Each recipe is accompanied by beautifully styled photography evoking the homely cosiness of snowy autumns and winters.
The recipes are interspersed with Brontë’s lovingly written passages about her traditions, celebrations and pastimes, adding to the feeling that you are sharing in a rich heritage of family baking. We can’t wait to try our hands at making Hallongrottor (small raspberry treats), Fødselsdagsboller (birthday buns) and the fantastically named Suksesskake (success cake).
What You Could Win
We have three copies of Skandikitchen: Fika and Hygge by Brontë Aurell (Ryland Peters & Small, hardback) worth £16.99 to give away – one each for three lucky winners!
How to Enter
Simply enter your name and email address into the box below by midnight on Wednesday 9th November and the winners will be picked at random in the days that follow. Good luck!
Please note, this competition is open to UK residents only.
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