Archive for November, 2009
Making dough for gingerbread2
Dry orange slices for decoration0
Gizmo in Santa’s hat2
We now have red-and-gold coloured star in the livingroom and a golden star in the study. Unfortunately the light from the energy bulbs are very white and cold, but maybe I’ll get used to it…
Spicy ass mix0
Findus vegetables are found in the freezer counter in most stores on the island.
We bought Swedish bread today! Wasa Original from Filipstad in Sweden.
Is crispbread Swedish?
Crispbread has been baked in Sweden by Wasabröd since 1919, and is now sold in over 40 countries around the world.
Where does the name Wasabröd come from?
Wasabröd is a combination of the two words Wasa and bröd. Bröd is the Swedish word for bread and Wasa is associated from the name of the Swedish king Gustav Vasa and was picked to create an easy recognizable brand for all Swedes.
Made by Jönköping Vulcan0
Swedish matches are popular here in Malta. The match boxes in the photo are from Pavi but I’ve also seen them at Greens and other stores.
Shopping all day long0
…well, in the afternoon at least.
We got up late this morning. I think we were all tired, even Gizmo. After breakfast Kalle played guitar hero, while I lay on the couch half asleep, listening, with Gizmo sleeping in my arms. Mmm, it was nice!
I think the maltese people like Christmas lights a lot. The more they blink the better it is.
In one of the stores I found porcelain figures just like the figures that me and my sister got when we were children. I still have mine, but it is broken and glued together again.
We also went to Pavi’s for grocery shopping, and I bought ingredients for ginger bread and mulled wine (glögg). But we didn’t find all the spices for glögg. I think we spent 40 minutes trying to find bitter orange peels (pomerans-skal). The only peels they had was a box of diced and coloured mixed peels. I bought it of pure frustration, but I think I will use the peel from fresh oranges instead.