Perched on the shores of Lake Vänern, Läckö Castle is a stunningly well-preserved icon of West Sweden. Besides the unique lodging accommodations and lively events, the grounds are home to a producing garden and a talented crew of cooks.
Celebrate the New Year with a classic Swedish menu. With plenty of seafood, dill and local cheese, you will be off to a great new start.
Pickled herring is a staple on any Swedish Christmas table. In West Sweden, they serve with a traditional cheese common to the region.
Learn how to make glögg, rice porridge and serve plenty of fish and game, just like they do in West Sweden for the holidays.
Many foods can be served with Swedish Västerbottensost, but there are some favorite flavor combinations that work particularly well. Check out these tips.
Stockholm is home to great shopping and world-class restaurants, but when it comes to the finest ingredients to feed hungry guest, chefs head west.
Named Chef of the Year, the talented and young Thomas Sjögren gives us a lay of the land when it comes to the best bites in Gothenburg and West Sweden.
This simple dough recipe easily rises in thirty minutes and quickly bakes up with a delectable cheesy center made with Swedish cheese.
Like other parts of the world, Sweden’s coffee culture is more popular than ever with a huge emphasis on sustainability. Rooted in their fika tradition, take a look inside the coffee scene of West Sweden.
Sweden is know for its unique, flavorful cheese. Learn how to enjoy the cheese simply beside a perfectly paired glass of wine.
Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city, but feels quaint with cobblestone streets weaving over canals. Here’s how to explore the best of the food scene by foot
At Evert’s Boathouse in Gröndemad Per Karlsson and his brother Lars provide visitors with a chance to experience the nature and food of West Sweden.
Traditionally of French origin, the classic potato dish served with steak receives a hint of Swedish cuisine by using the unique cheese Västerbottensost. This is comfort food at its finest.
Kanelbullar or cinnamon buns are a delicious Swedish pastry served at fika. Gothenburg’s Café Husaren makes one of the largest buns. Try making your own.
Topped with whitefish roe, red onion and crème fraîche, this savory Swedish pancake incorporate a unique cheese into the batter for a fun appetizer or brunch treat.
Chef Emelie Nielsen of Norrqvarn Hotell, native to West Sweden, knows the local flavors and produce. Take a bite of her favorite pike perch recipe.
Chefs Fredrik Johnsson and Peter Andersson are keeping the food industry fresh, simple, and delectable at Volt. The Swedish menu is coming to New York.
Swedes love their tartare served with mustard, egg yolks, rye crisps, or in this case, with a tarragon aioli, juniper berries, and their special Swedish cheese.
A simple salad takes a bold turn with a beautiful flavor combination of sweet figs, crunchy hazelnuts, savory chicken and Sweden’s unique cheese, Västerbottensost.
Learn the traditions of the late-summer Swedish celebrations, how to have your own, and where to join in when visiting West Sweden.
Put together bold flavors, including an herbed yogurt made with Västerbottensost cheese, to create a simply Swedish summer meal.
Grab some paddles and work up an appetite as you travel along Sweden’s west coast or through their beautiful lakes. Canoe to delicious eateries along the water and in nearby fishing towns after catching a glimpse of the fresh seafood swimming below.
This no-churn ice cream with yogurt and Swedish Västerbottensost cheese is sweet, creamy, and bright with berries and a fun tangy flavor from the added dairies. A perfect cool treat to use summer berries.
For a true farm-to-table experience amidst beautiful architectural history, visit the restored Gunnebo home in West Sweden.
Often served at summer’s crayfish parties in Sweden, make the unique Västerbottensost cheese pie with sharp cheese flavor baked into the custard filling.
In Gothenburg and West Sweden, seafood is religion. They are proud of their fishing heritage and serious about their restaurants. Try a taste of the sea.
Perfect as a party appetizer or a savory morning dish, this Swedish pastry is filled with an egg and cheese custard complete with the iconic cheese, Västerbotten, and summer’s tomatoes.
Swedish Farm Shops are an integral part of food culture in the country, specializing in a variety of organic and environmentally-friendly fare.
Learn how and where to celebrate midsummer, the longest day of the year, like a Swede.
Bring a delicious bite of Sweden to your summer’s grill with venison burgers complete with juniper berries and cheesy Västerbottensost buns.
Celebrate Sweden’s Herring Day with a simple, but beautiful appetizer topped with smooth Västerbottensost cream and lemon zest.
Herring is an important part of Swedish cuisine. Learn about the celebrations honoring the canned fish and how to serve it no matter where you are.
Explore the dense woods, farmlands, or coastline of West Sweden for a new culinary scene in each setting.
Created by accident in the 19th century, Västerbottensost represents a taste of the land and a delicious Swedish tradition that is impossible to match.
Chef Frida Ronge, of vRÅ, describes the creative world of a chef in Gothenburg and West Sweden. Visit the region for a taste of her Japanese-Swedish fusion.