"mardi gras in 2019 – when all of Sweden celebrates with eating semlor"
"pancake day 2019 – march 5, is finally free to revel in the most favoritbulle – topped. Fastlagsbulle, hetvägg or fettisdagsbulle, clear that a bun with roots in the 1500's, has many different names. Here are 7 facts about our beloved bun."
"1. Shrove Tuesday is a christian tradition which occurs seven weeks before easter."
"the Day is the last in lent before the beginning of lent. Historically would this day take the opportunity to really eat properly in order to be really prepared for the upcoming påskfastan."
"2. The name mardi gras has been around since 1594."
"the Word is an amalgamation of ”fat” and ”Tuesday” and refers to all the fatty foods that used to be eaten on shrove Tuesday."
"3. So that semla has it been since the beginning of the 1900s."
"A modernized variant of the hetväggen – a pastry from the 1700s which was a baked bun filled with almond paste, which often were spiced up with cumin seeds and eaten in a bowl with warm milk."
"4. The name semla comes from the word ”semel” and the Latin ”simila” which means fine wheat flour."
"the Reason that some in the past was considered so luxurious the farming community was very unusual with white flour, sugar and eating whipped cream."
"5. On shrove Tuesday eats on average every other Swedish semlor."
"According to a study from Sweden's bakers and confectioners eat the swedes around 5 million semlor on shrove Tuesday."
"6. Semla looks a little different depending on where you eat it."
"In Skåne and other parts of Sweden, says," fastlagsbulle and in Finland you eat it usually with raspberry jam instead of almond paste. In Norway and Denmark, it is called fastelavnsbolle and contains either jam, chocolate or custard."
"7. Trendande buns on the network."
"In recent years we have seen countless variations of the traditional cake. These are some of the most memorable and judgment tastiest semlorna:"