Gluten Free Sweden

Stockholm

Fast Facts:

  • Country: Sweden/Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sverige)
  • Location: Scandinavian Peninsula (Northern Europe)
  • Language: Swedish (but many people speak English)
  • Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Country dialling code: +46

What’s the gluten free food symbol in Sweden?

crossed grain

How do you say gluten free in swedish?   glutenfritt

How easy is it gluten free food to eat?  EASY

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Sweet Potato Pita Bread/Pain Pita de patates douces

When it’s autumn and sweet potato season rolls round, I go a little crazy, I put sweet potato in EVERYTHING!  Doughnuts, spice buns, make chips out of them, mash them, roast them, dice them, slice them, maybe the only thing I haven’t done yet is put them in a drink!….yeah maybe I won’t go that far,

but the one recipe that triumphed, through my sweet potato journey, the best tasting recipe to come out of all that experimentation was this sweet potato pita bread.

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Pão de Queijo

I thought it only right to start my breakfast post with Pão de Queijo, which literally translated means cheese bread, it’s the ubiquitous cheesy savoury treat, generally eaten in Brazil for breakfast and snack times.  It’s very easy and quick to make and has a lovely, airy, chewy texture, with a light crisp on the outside.

Eating them is a bit like that eating a pack of Pringles.

You know what I mean. …

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Gluten Free Breakfast Special

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I was recently on a long haul flight to Brazil and for breakfast I was served five (yes I counted them) grapes and orange juice as my gluten free meal.  I decided to share this with some Curious Baker fans and one of them asked why I didn’t react and name and shame the airline.  I guess the sad truth is I’m so used to bad gluten free alternatives.   I rolled my eyes, shrugged my shoulders and handed it back to them without saying a word, simply because I expected the food to be bad. I know what you’re thinking; ‘Lola it’s aeroplane food, it’s supposed to be bad.’ and you’re right but when you’re offered a dry rice cake, some fruit and water on an 8 hour flight, it’s not fun.

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