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Douglas A. Phillips, Finland. New York: Chelsea House, 2008. This book offers information on Finland’s history, government, economics, and culture. Jonathan Wilcox and Zawiah Abdul Latif, Iceland. New York: Benchmark, 2007. This book focuses on Icelandic culture, including religion, daily life, and food. com). This site offers educational activities for children of all ages, including an “Around the World” section that provides information about different countries, including Sweden. 57 (c) 2011 Kidhaven Press.
Going Out for Coffee (c) 2011 Kidhaven Press. All Rights Reserved. 31 These pastries topped with pearl sugar are an example of the many coffee breads enjoyed by Scandinavians. 32 Foods of Scandinavia (c) 2011 Kidhaven Press. All Rights Reserved. their way into coffee bread. And although coffee bread contains sugar, it is not overly sweet. The crust has a golden sheen that comes from brushing the top of the bread with egg before putting it in the oven. 2cm) in diameter that does not melt on top of the bread, but rather decorates it like salt on a pretzel.
20 Princess cake, cream cakes, appelkaka, Danish, and coffee breads are all fit for a king or a queen. Served with coffee these treats are hard to resist. That is why they are a fika tradition. 40 Foods of Scandinavia (c) 2011 Kidhaven Press. All Rights Reserved. Chapter # 4 Celebrating with Food S candinavians love to get together with friends and family and celebrate with special foods throughout the year. Christmas is an especially festive time filled with holiday cookies and special foods.