Popular & Traditional Swedish Food. 1 – Köttbullar – Meatballs. 2 – Räkmacka – Shrimp Sandwich. 3 – Smulpaj – Crumble. 4 – Semla – Sweet Roll.
What is a traditional Swedish dish?
Internationally, the most renowned Swedish culinary tradition is the smörgåsbord and, at Christmas, the julbord, including well known Swedish dishes such as gravlax and meatballs. Potatoes are eaten year-round as the main source of carbohydrates, and are a staple in many traditional dishes.
How do Swedish people eat healthy?
Food guide Sweden uses a simple and clear graph with three key messages in a traffic light colours. Green: eat more vegetables, fruit, berries, fish, shellfish, nuts, seeds, exercise. Yellow: switch to whole grains, healthy fats and low-fat dairy products. Red: eat less red and processed meat, salt, sugar and alcohol.
Do Swedish people drink vodka?
Sweden is historically part of the vodka belt, with high consumption of distilled drinks and binge drinking, but during the later half of the 20th century, habits are more harmonized with western Europe, with increasing popularity of wine and weekday drinking.