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Swedish Christmas Classic - Jansson's Temptation

This lovely Swedish Christmas dish is essentially a potato gratin, topped with crispy breadcrumbs, soft on the inside and spiced up with small pickled sprats.

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Rice Porridge “Risgrynsgröt” and Swedish Santa “Jultomten”

Sweet Oven Pancakes | Photo from Tina Nordstrom's Scandinavian Cooking (Used with permission)

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Sweet Oven Pancakes | Photo from Tina Nordstrom's Scandinavian Cooking (Used with permission)

I found this on another website researching Swedish recipes. I love to make it and not tell people it has anchovies in it until after they rave about how good it is. The anchovies melt into it to make a sauce. It has such a yummy flavor! Here is a quote from the recipe: Janssons Temptation is a classic Swedish dish traditionally served before guests leave to ensure that during their cold journey home they have something warm inside them.

Jansson's Temptation (Swedish Potato and Anchovy Casserole)

Jansson's Temptation (Swedish Potato and Anchovy Casserole). Photo by French Tart

Norway's vast array of traditional dishes and local specialities really comes into its own at Christmas time. Here are a few of the highlights.

Julepølse (Christmas Sausage: pork, cloves, mustard seed, ginger and/or nutmeg! Medisterkaker (Fried minced pork meat and flour patties);

Jansson's Temptation... traditional Swedish Christmas side dish

Jansson's Temptation

Shakshuka with mushrooms and spinach

Shakshuka

Shakshuka – Mediterranean Egg Dish / Drizzle and Dip - Spicy and a lottttt of chopping but delicious and a great new way to make eggs!

Imelletty perunalaatikko - Finnish sweetened potato casserole (traditional Christmas fare)

Imelletty perunalaatikko - Finnish sweetened potato casserole (traditional Christmas fare)

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