Sofia Talvik’s Xmas Calendar 2012 #17


In today’s window I’m making some Swedish Glögg! It’s super easy and you can make it at home!

Here’s what you need for the Glögg:
2 cinnamon sticks
8 cloves
4 Allspice/cardamom seeds
a small piece of sliced fresh ginger
1-2 pieces bitter orange / orange peel
1 bottle of red wine
5 oz brandy
2 table spoons of sugar

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Sofia Talvik’s Xmas Calendar: #18

There’s so much to say about Plura that I don’t even know where to begin. He’s the singer in Eldkvarn, a really big Swedish band, he’s just released his own cook book, he’s writing food reviews for the newspaper City and he’s soon to have his own cooking show in TV. So why not practice on Sofia Talvik’s Xmas Calendar, after all he doesn’t have any Christmas recipes in his book. Learn how Plura makes his own Glühwein, or Glögg as we call it in Swedish.

Plura’s Glögg recipe:

0,75 l red wine
2 pcs cinnamon sticks
8 cloves
1 pieces of seville orange peel
3 table spoons sugar muskovado (or more if you want it sweeter)
1.5 dl cognac

Let it marinate over night for best result! Heat and add almonds and 

Here’s a variety of other Glühwein recipes: