Midsommar

June 7, 2012

It’s almost Midsommar! The shortest night of the year. You have to pick seven flowers and place them under your pillow. Then you will dream of the one you’ll marry.

We are all stocked up with the godis! We have…. Marabou chocolates. Kex, absoluta favorit! Daim bars. Hafi preserves. Anna’s thins. Ballerina cookies, yate god! Lakerol sugar-free pastilles. Finnish licorice, salty fish, sweet bars and bites. La pipette licorice pipes, my favorite. Knackebrod, crisp bread in rounds and wedges. Abbas’ herrings and Kalles creamed smoked roe to spread on your crisp bread.

We also have Hafi syrups, Lingonberry and Elderberry flower concentrate. Perfect to make ice-cream or summer drinks.

So stop by our store and stock up in time for Midsommar!

Midsommar ice-cream and drink recipes:

Lingonberry Cocktail:
1 1/2 ounce vodka, 1 ounce lingonberry syrup, juice of half orange and half grapefruit, dash of bitters, twist of lime.

Elderberry Martini:
3 ounces of vodka, 3 ounces of elderberry syrup, twist of lime.

Elderberry and Honey Ice-cream:
2 cups half and half, 1 cup light cream, 1/2 cup sugar, 2/3 cup elderberry syrup, 1/2 cup of honey.
In sauce pan combine ingredients and bring to a slight simmer. Remove from heat, let cool, then chill. Put mixture into ice-cream machine.
Hint: Once it’s ready, add chopped up Daim or Kex!

Lingonberry Sorbet:
2/3 cup of lingonberry syrup, 2/3 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup orange juice, 2 table spoons of vodka (optional).
In a sauce pan combine ingredients and bring to a slight simmer. Remove from heat, let cool, then chill. Put mixture into ice-cream machine.

godis, godis

Can’t make up my mind…

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