Reasons Jul Love This Twinkly Season
From traditional eats to twinkly streets, Scandinavians know the secret to surviving the dark nights of December is to embrace the season of Christmas. The Danes kick things off the first Friday in November – J-Dag – cheers the ceremonial delivery of the Christmas beer. In Sweden, candles in fir crowns encircle their heads as they celebrate sweet St Lucia. In Copenhagen, the Lucia parade paddles by in kayaks.
There will be music and singing and jingly bell ringing. Tis the season for Christmas Markets and boozy festive lunches with a specific menu of dishes. Don’t mess with a Danish julefrokost. Or Christmas dinner. It’s delicious. So pick a post below and unwrap some secrets of a Danish or Swedish Christmas. From risengrød to flæskesteg, raise a glass of gløgg to all the flavors of a Scandinavian season. Sharing ways you can make the most of it, while here. Glædelig Jul. Merry Christmas.