Modern Scandinavian Baking: A Cookbook of Sweet Treats and Savory Bakes (Paperback)

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Master the art and heart of Scandinavian baking—60+ authentic recipes

Now you can whip up a slice of Scandinavian hospitality in the comfort of your own kitchen! Modern Scandinavian Baking is a complete guide for bakers of all levels who want to create the sweet and savory treats of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.

From breads, to pastries, cakes, and cookies, there's a simple and scrumptious recipe to delight everyone in this beautifully designed Scandinavian cookbook. Enjoy contemporary takes on classic bakes, plus a comprehensive guide to stocking your pantry with Scandinavian staples, like rye flour, cardamom, baker's ammonia, and beyond.

This Scandinavian cookbook includes:
  • Baker's dozen—Discover 13 simple rules for achieving the best results with the recipes in this Scandinavian cookbook.
  • Regional basics—Learn Scandinavian baking foundations, from the cultural origins of cornerstone foods, to techniques like kneading dough, and essential tools like potato ricers, rolling pins, and pastry brushes.
  • Helpful tips—Get convenient pointers for serving and storing your baked goods, plus tips on how to adjust the recipes in this Scandinavian cookbook for specific allergens.

If you've been searching for a Scandinavian cookbook that offers modern twists to the region's traditional baked goods, look no further—this one has you covered!

About the Author

Daytona Strong is a journalist-turned-food-writer who specializes in Nordic cooking and the connection between food and heritage. Her writing has appeared in a number of regional and national publications, including The Oregonian and Edible Seattle. Visit her online at

Praise For…

“In the absence of the traditional Syttende Mai parade, Daytona Strong’s new Modern Scandinavian Baking celebrates heritage, memories, and love.” —The Seattle Times' Pacific Northwest Magazine, June 2020,

"This wonderful cookbook has all of my two Norwegian Grandmas' recipes in more modern language and modern ingredients all in one place. I am buying one for each of my Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. These recipes were definitely tested and are perfect." — Customer Review

"I am a Swedish home baker. My father owned and was a master baker in Sweden. Baking was always going on in my home. I treasure my family recipes, and have won ribbons at the county fair with them. I love this book. It has some recipes that I have never seen before from the other Scandinavian countries. Thank you for writing this book. It lived up to my expectations!" — Customer Review

"Modern Scandinavian Baking is a beautiful introduction to the baked delicacies of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. With beautiful photos and inspiring personal stories, this cookbook will help you make comforting treats for family and friends with flavor, warmth, and heart." — Customer Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781646116188
ISBN-10: 1646116186
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: April 14th, 2020
Pages: 150
Language: English