Swedish cardamom buns are traditional pastries, or kanelbullar, that are filled with cinnamon or cardamom butter and drizzled with a sweet glaze. They’re meant to be enjoyed with others as part of a relaxing afternoon break ritual known as fika, along with coffee or tea.

Several Swedish cardamom buns cooling on a wire rack.

Adapted from Kitty Tait and Al Tait | Breadsong | Bloomsbury, 2022

If we all ate fika, I think the world would be a much better place. Fika is a Scandinavian…

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