Synopses & Reviews
As one of Swedens hottest chefs, Niklas Ekstedt shares with us his favorite traditional dishes. Niklas has taken classic Swedish recipes and provided his own modern twist, creating delicious meals that use the freshest ingredients. Niklas takes the reader on a journey through the history of Swedish food, explaining how many of Swedens favorite meals were created and how theyre presented in todays restaurants. Niklass book provides dishes for every palate with recipes for soups, vegetable sides, breads, traditional preserves, different ways to prepare fish and meat, and a variety of desserts. With simple instructions and over 126 beautiful photographs, Niklas takes you step-by-step through the cooking process to ensure your at-home meal tastes gourmet.
Enjoy traditional Swedish dishes at home with these classic recipes!
About the Author
Niklas Ekstedt is a celebrity Swedish chef and restaurant manager. Ekstedt began his culinary career working for Charlie Trotter's in Chicago. He has held a series of short internships at several three-star restaurants, including El Bulli, Spain, and The Fat Duck, England. Ekstedt opened his first restaurant, Niklas, in the harbor town of Helsingborg, Sweden. Niklas was named as the best business restaurant in Sweden by newspaper Dagens Industri in 2003 and the fifth best restaurant in Sweden by the restaurant guide White in 2005. Ekstedt's cooking show, Niklas Mat (Niklas Food), began airing on Sveriges Television (Swedish National Television) and follows Ekstedt as he works at various restaurants around the world for a week.Helèn Pe is a professional food photographer who has worked on several Swedish cookbooks.