Jul 21, 2009
Juni is the month of June. In Swedish, the months are not capitalized.
Jun 30, 2009
[ teet, teer, teerna ]
Though coffee is staple beverage, so is tea. A famous tea blend is called "Söderblandning" and found throughout Sweden in cafés and tea shops.
Jun 29, 2009
[ konditoriet, konditorier, konditorierna ]
A konditori is a bakery and pastry shop. You can often recognize them by a twisted golden pretzel hanging in front of the shop.
Jun 28, 2009
[ bullen, bullar, bullarna ]
Cinnamon bun is a favorite treat found in many bakeries. There are also cardamom, and custard filled varieties.
Jun 27, 2009
[ fikar, fikade, fikat, fika! ]
To fika means to have a coffee or tea break. These breaks are very social and often accompanied by a bun.
Jun 26, 2009
[ kaféet, kaféer, kaféerna ]
Sidewalk cafés are very popular once the worst of winter is over.
Jun 25, 2009
[ sunkiga ]
This slang term from Stockholm finds its nearest English equivalent in shabby. Depending on context, the word has a wide spectrum of meanings such as unattractive or filthy.