- A sweet coarse-grain mustard
- Dried organic apricots from Turkey
- A polkagris, a traditional Swedish peppermint candy
- A box of gluten-free pepparkakor - Swedish ginger snaps! They are incredibly crisp and full of flavor. I don't speak Swedish but I got the sense from the ingredient list they were made of rice flour and potato flour, but mostly just a whole lot of sugar and margarine. So tasty!
- Spice mix for making glogg (Swedish mulled wine), as well as Kristina's recipe for making it, and instructions on how to make an alcohol-free version.
- Loose herbal tea, the ingredients of which I haven't figured out yet - They are listed as Vinbarsblad, Citronmeliss and Abrodd. Anyone know Swedish?
- A wooden Christmas tree bottle stopper
KOSHER RECIPES FOR GLUTEN-FREE LIVING
Saturday, December 09, 2006
Gluten-Free Joy from Sweden [A Blogging By Mail Update]
When I pulled up in front of my house today I could see a big package sticking out of the mailbox. "Could it be my Blogging By Mail package?" I wondered. Indeed, it was... And it came all the way from Stockholm, Sweden! It felt like what I can only imagine [Christian] kids feel on Christmas morning. I couldn't wait to tear it open. Inside was a lovely note from Kristina of Clivia's Cuisine telling me about Swedish Christmas traditions and explaining in detail the contents of the package: