Edited by David Wright and Martha Wiberg Thompson
Title SWEDISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions
Book Condition Perfect-bound, 6x9", 160 pages, Penfield
1-932043-53-5 / 9781932043532
Seller ID 043535PF
Midwest Independent Publishers Association 2006 prize winner! This 160-page, perfect-bound volume is the long-awaited updated version of Penfield's 1983 "Superbly Swedish." With 32 pages of all-new full-color photographs and completely revised text, "Swedish Touches" includes classic Swedish-American recipes carefully selected and expanded, now available in this new edition. Unique to this book are color reproductions by famous Swedish artists, and popular American artists of Swedish descent. Enjoy your favorites like Carl Larsson, Anders Zorn, and Carl Milles; and learn more about the beauty of works by John F. Carlson, Birger Sandzen, Paul Granlund, and others. With a special section on Swedish folk arts, and Dala painting, as revived in America. New color images feature Dala painted domestic interiors by Karen Jenson, noted Minnesota folk artist. Take a tour of the most interesting Swedish historic sites in America, including: Lindsborg, Kansas; Bishop Hill, Illinois; Scandia, Minnesota; and The American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Swedish Touches" is a fascinating glimpse into the traditions of Swedish Americans, one of America's most colorful and artistic ethnic groups. With beautiful photos of all the customs, festivities, foodways, and institutions that carry on the best of Sweden's old world traditions.