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Vegan Rúgbrauð – Icelandic Rye Bread

Vegan Rúgbrauð – Icelandic Rye Bread

Today I’m bringing you the recipe for one of my favourite things from Iceland: Icelandic rye bread, called“rúgbrauð” or “hverabrauð“. A few years ago, I spent a summer working in Iceland and this particular bread was one of the things I missed dearly after returning to Sweden. […]

Homemade Christmas Chutneys

Homemade Christmas Chutneys

Are you still looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for the food-lover in your life? I might have an idea for you – Homemade Christmas chutney! This is a perfect little gift for friends and family since both omnivores and herbivores can enjoy them with […]

From Sweden with Love: Vegan Saffron Buns

From Sweden with Love: Vegan Saffron Buns

Swedish “fika” (n.) a social coffee break with one’s colleagues, friends, date or family, usually accompanied by sweet, baked goods. The concept of taking time out of your day to slow down and connect with some of the people close to you is one of […]

Raita – The Queen of Yoghurt Sauces

Raita – The Queen of Yoghurt Sauces

Raita – this delicious Indian sauce is traditionally based on yoghurt or curd and cucumber with a minty taste, the spices vary between recipes. It is basically a cooler, mintier version of its Greek brother tzatziki (No offense tzatziki, you’re pretty cool too). This refreshing […]

It’s Alive!

It’s Alive!

Hard to believe, but after a long silence, The Veggie Wanderer is finally showing signs of activity again! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, it has been fairly silent since August one here. This blog was originally started as a food & travel blog with a […]

Hot Blackcurrant Juice

Hot Blackcurrant Juice

Ah, the Swedish winter months! It’s cold and snowy outside, so you snuggle up in your cozy IKEA-style apartment, drink tea and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. That sounds lovely, but let me paint you a more realistic picture: It’s late November and it starts getting […]

Full Guide to Swedish Midsummer

Full Guide to Swedish Midsummer

Midsummer is just around the corner and celebrating it in style is one of the most inherently Swedish things you can do. We love this holiday over here and take it about as serious as Christmas. After all, the Swedish Midsummer marks the start of the […]

Aquafaba Meringues

Aquafaba Meringues

A major ingredient in regular meringues is egg whites. So how are you going to make vegan meringues if you can’t use eggs? The answer is a-q-u-a-f-a-b-a. If you’ve never heard of it, you should go and google it immediately. I have only recently discovered […]

Pickled “Herring”

Pickled “Herring”

Pickled herring, called “sill” in Swedish, is a staple for both Midsummer and Christmas. There are various different types of pickled herring, some are named after the sauce, some after the region where they originated. I’m going to show you a basic recipe for pickled […]

Swedish “Gubbröra”

Swedish “Gubbröra”

You are looking at a Swedish classic here. The traditional “gubbröra” is a creamy egg salad with anchovies. The name is a bit funny, since it translates either into “Old Man’s Mess” or “Scrambled Old Men” (Swedish can be ambiguous like that). The name is […]