To date, the most exposure we get to Swedish culture is that it's all about assemble-it-yourself furniture and meatballs. But not anymore. (I mean, no more limited cultural knowledge, not meatballs - though they do have chicken and veggie balls now, the latter being rather fabulous, if I do say so myself.)
This month, we've got Agnes. Agnes Gallhagen - mastermind behind Cashew Kitchen, photographer extraordinaire, creator of dreamy breakfast scenes, and resident of Stockholm, Sweden.
I simply adore her style of plating as well as how her food is environmentally friendly, apart from consisting of wholesome ingredients. I hope that you will, too. -
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My mornings typically start at
Drinking a big glass of water before slipping into comfy clothes, putting on the radio and the tea kettle and start prepping breakfast. Before breakfast I also always have a small glass of lemon juice, water & wheatgrass + chlorella powder.
And a breakfast of
Right now I often make warm spiced oatmeal/multigrain porridge with plums or apples, blueberries and raw honey. Or I make raw buckwheat porridge with avocado, plant milk, lemon, ginger and berries. I like things in a bowl with heaps of topping! With that some kind of tea, right now Earl Grey or Yogi.
They typically consist of
Reading and slowly getting ready for the day. Catching up on bloglovin and maybe have a look at my week schedule. I need long mornings with slow breakfasts and I often don’t start work until 1.5 hours after I wake up.
I’m usually in
Flowy patterened pants with a long t-shirt and cardigan, or cotton leggings with an oversized shirt. Always barefoot and always in comfortable clothes! Or well, I’m not barefoot outdoors obviously ; ).
At night, the first thing I do to get ready for bed is
Light a few of candles, switch off the lamps and do some yin/restorative yoga before bed and a good book.
And I can’t sleep without
Eventually, I knock off at
10.30 -11 pm.
Right now, my mantra is
"Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary.”