Sunday, 31 July 2011

Summer Sunday


For Straight Out of the Camera Sunday… Please join me for a Swedish fika = our common word for a coffee or tea break, usually also including something (sweet) to eat.  Fika can be used as a verb as well as a noun, by the way. And we do use it frequently! At least this time I had sort of ‘earned’ it by quite a long walk to get to café in the open air museum park… Tea for me, please…! And, in this case, a piece of pastry that I suppose in the English-speaking world you’d call a macaroon. (If you ever get to Sweden, do not ask for makaron(er) with your fika though – or you might end up with a plate of macaroni pasta!)


  1. That looks lovely! We call this sort of thing the afternoon snack. And it looks like others have the same idea that you do!

  2. thanks for the warning for the NEXT time i get to Sweden. LOL looks good to me, but fill my cup with coffee please and I will take the macaroon.

  3. I'll have tea, too. Lovely photo.

  4. Looks delicious, but anything covered in chocolate looks delicious.

  5. I would love a Fika but I had a cheeseburger and onion rings for lunch. I indulged already :)


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