Lovely buns - a swedish delight
Semlor are immensely popular in Sweden, this time a year. Traditionally, Semlor should be consumed
on Fat Tuesday (Shrove Day) or "Fettisdagen" as its called in Swedish, which is the day before the Christian Lenten fast begins, which falls on February 5 this year.
A semla is a wheat bun fi lled with marzipan and whipped cream that is sometimes served in cold or warm milk. Stockholmtown suggests classical cafées for a great semla:
Vetekatten, Kungsgatan 55, City
Riddarbageriet, Riddargatan 15, Östermalm
Tössebageriet, Karlavägen 77, Östermalm
Sturekatten, Riddargatan 4, Östermalm