Stockholm

/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Nordic Food Localism

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A sustainable way to live and eat — does it exist? 

This is a question raised by Gabriella Silfwerband of Future Perfect, a collaboration platform with an aim to increase engagement in sustainable living. Based in Stockholm, Future Perfect is working to create ‘conversations’ and is collaborating with writer, curator and activist Jan Åman, the notable Swedish social entrepreneur. Tonight we are at a forum and dinner. Topic?

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Dinner at Mathias Dahlgren’s Matbaren

Michelin-starred chef  Mathias Dahlgren cooks for the Culinary Academy of Sweden international food writer delegation 2011. The excitement is palpable. Grace Fitzgerald, CAS blogger thinks: “OMG. I am sitting beside Mathias Dahlgren. Look normal. Look normal“. Either that, or she has just spotted some food again.

Mathias Dahlgren with CAS blogger, Grace Fitzgerald

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Historical Swedish food

It is approaching 6.30 p.m. on Day 2 of the CAS program. After an entire day of eating, I have just walked my stomach back to my abode for a quick rest after our last pit stop at the Hilton for cocktails and a visit to the bees. Yes, that’s right. Bees. They live on the patio and make honey for the guests. Very service minded apparently. But more of that later. Here is the update on lunch at Gubbhyllan yesterday.

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