BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU 2017 – The flowers of Nina were flying off the shelves and out the doors of Systembolaget this morning

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Beaujolais Nouveau goes excellent with chicken, fish and pork but I leave further reviews to the professionals.

The bottles remaining at Systembolaget were flying off the shelves this morning. From home we were tracking the numbers in stock falling at each store as we were deciding where to go and then speeding to the store.

Happy and relaxed that we managed to secure the last 2 bottles from two stores.

Looking forward to having them with our Christmas ham :-)

Thanks Systembolaget for not simply raising the price of this bottle that would easily sell for even twice the price.

#beaujolaisnouveau #fleurdenina #systembolaget

PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG | Trying out “Gröna Kassen”, Sweden’s greenest grocery bag

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Gröna kassen is a grocery bag delivery service (matkasse) with an all out vegan selection and close to 100% ecological suppliers. Gröna kassen delivers out of Stockholm and now also include Uppsala and Västerhaninge. They deliver every second week and you can choose to order bags with groceries for 3-5 dishes for 4 persons each.

Gröna Kassen | www.gronakassen.se | Sveriges miljövänligaste matkasse!

Always fun to try out a new food delivery service, and even more so when one of the founders is a good friend and delivers the food in person, not that I would let that cloud my judgement. Looking forward to testing the three dishes included in the bag I ordered.

1. Chili sin carne served with rice and salad
2. Sesam breaded tofu served with cauliflower puré and yellow carrot sticks
3. Tsay skewers served with curry sauce and rice

Still looking for a delivery service that caters to us singles, ie that does not assume that you expect three friends to come over for dinner every evening, or that you enjoy eating the same food for several days. Rumors say this option just may become available, or atleast an option of cutting down the recepies to 2 servings.

BIRCH OIL | Straight out of Dalarna

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Ah!

Now that’s fresh mountain-grown birch oil from the hills of Dalarna.

Finally, this is a product I’ve been looking for…
…well no, but I love it.

We pick the leaves from the birch tree and extract the etherial oils that provide a very aromatic flavor of birch. Birch oil is then mixed with a cold-pressed organic canola oil and bottled.
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It tastes spectacular mixed in butter, sprinkled on sallad or pasta, but make sure to apply it just before serving as the etherial birch oil is rather volatile and will disappear quickly if heated.

Some people have even been known to apply it as body lotion after the sauna, or so I’ve heard…