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The IKEA Påskbord menu includes:
• First course: Assorted varieties of herring, Deviled eggs with shrimp or seaweed pearls, marinated salmon with mustard sauce, poached salmon with cucumber dill sauce
• Second course: Assorted Swedish cheeses, Swedish cucumber salad, Swedish red potato salad, crispbread, crisprolls, softbread and thinbread
• Third course: Chicken meatballs, Swedish meatballs with lingonberry jam, mashed potatoes or boiled dilled potatoes, Jansson's Temptations, Swedish ham
• Desserts and beverages: Assorted Swedish desserts and cookies, fountain beverages and hot beverages
Note: Menu is subject to change due to product availability.
This bottomless Swedish brunch is a filling way to kick off the start of spring. Seating is limited, so those who are interested are encouraged to purchase tickets early at their local IKEA store.
Those who are not able to make it to the in-store event can still bring Swedish Easter traditions home. Visit the Swedish Food Market at any IKEA store to purchase select items from the Påskbord menu, including KÖTTBULLAR Swedish meatballs, or try this fun family Easter tradition that IKEA offers up, but with an Earthy twist — dye your own eggs using natural colors.
HOME ACTIVITY: NATURAL EGG DYEING
WHAT YOU NEED:
Turmeric = yellow
Onion skin= brown
Birch leaves = light green
Beetroot peel = brownish-red
Grape juice= purple
Red cabbage, whole leaves = purple
Red cabbage, chopped = blue
Beetroot juice = pinkish-red
Directions: Bring water, a couple of tablespoons of vinegar (will not give a taste to the eggs), and a colorant to boil in a saucepan. Add the eggs. Play around with the boiling time and the amount colorant to get different shades of color. After dyeing, allow the eggs to cool down and dry. Rub with oil to make them shiny. Fun Tip: You can make beautiful patterns on the eggs. Before dying, wrap the egg in a piece of a nylon stocking with flowers or leaves tucked in. Or simply wrap rubber bands around the egg. You can also draw patterns and letters with a candle or a crayon.
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