April 2018

April 2018

Nettle soup with hard boiled egg

Recipe of the month

Nässelsoppa (Nettle soup), a popular spring soup traditionally served with hard boiled eggs. It should only be made with baby nettle shoots, so the season is quite short and varies from March in southern Sweden to late April in northern Sweden. More…

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April 2018

Week Date Namsdagar Event
  13 Sun 1 Harald, Hervo Swedish flag used to denote a flag day in Sweden Påskdagen (Easter Sunday)
  14 Mon 2 Gudmund, Ingemund Annandag påsk (Easter Monday)
  14 Tue 3  Ferdinand, Nanna  
  14  Wed 4  Marianne, Marlene  
  14  Thu 5  Irene, Irja  
  14  Fri 6  Vilhelm, Helmi  
  14  Sat 7 Irma, Irmelin   
  14  Sun 8 Nadja, Tanja  
  15 Mon 9 Otto, Ottilia  
  15  Tue 10 Ingvar, Ingvor  
  15  Wed 11 Ulf, Ylva  
  15  Thu 12 Liv  
  15  Fri 13 Artur, Douglas  
  15  Sat 14 Tiburtius  
  15  Sun 15 Olivia, Oliver  
  16 Mon 16 Patrik, Patricia  
  16  Tue 17  Elias, Elis  
  16  Wed 18  Valdemar, Volmar  
  16  Thu 19  Olaus, Ola  
  16  Fri 20  Amalia, Amelie  
  16  Sat 21  Anneli, Annika  
  16  Sun 22  Allan, Glenn  
  17 Mon 23 Georg, Göran  
  17  Tue 24  Vega  
  17  Wed 25  Markus  
  17  Thu 26  Teresia, Terese  
  17  Fri 27  Engelbrekt  
  17  Sat 28  Ture, Tyra  
  17  Sun 29 Tyko  
  18  Mon 30 Mariana Swedish flag used to designate an official flag day in Sweden Konungens födelsedag (The King's birthday)
Valborgsmässoafton (Walpurgis Eve)¹

¹ On Valborgsmässoafton some firms and organisations shut at lunchtime.



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