After gaining notoriety for the addition of a certain unsavoury ingredient in 2013, IKEA’s frozen meatballs are back and enjoying a much less controversial existence these days. They’re ideal for a quick weeknight dinner, just heat them up and serve over mashed potatoes with a cream-based gravy —which you can also
Elderflower syrup is the exotic-sounding addition to your summer beverage menu you didn’t know you needed. It’s made from elderberry bush flowers and is super sweet, so be sure to dilute it. Mix with seltzer water for a spritzer or with a gin and tonic for a quick, no-fuss cocktail.
Lingonberry jam is the best thing to come out of Sweden since ABBA. It’s by far one of the most popular things from IKEA’s grocery store, and with good reason. The jam usually accompanies Swedish meatballs, but you can also get creative and spread it on anything from your morning toast to a baked cheese (such as brie or camembert) as a dinner party appetizer.
For those unfamiliar with Scandinavian cuisine, you may be hesitant to try this dish. Rest assured though, it’s a Swedish delicacy and IKEA sells it in several varieties (if the fillets aren’t for you, try the marinated
As one reviewer succinctly put it, “I could eat my way into a diabetic coma on those Daim bars.” Sold in-store, Daim bars are Swedish candies made from a crunchy almond toffee covered in milk chocolate, and they are amazing.
Switch up your breakfast routine with a healthy mix of oats, pumpkin seeds, cornflakes, and a variety of berries.
These traditional Swedish cookies are typically made around Christmas, but try them once and you’ll be hooked year-round. They closely resemble ginger snaps and are the perfect cookie for those who don’t like baked goods that are too sweet.
Allow us to introduce you to your new favorite condiment. This marmalade is made with simple ingredients yet tastes decidedly luxurious. It’ll dress up a dessert or breakfast spread in no time.
This product is one of IKEA’s US food manager, Gerd Diewald’s, all-time favorites, so you know it has to be good. Serve with a dill sauce like
IKEA’s breakfast-at-any-time philosophy is definitely one we can get behind. Serve these light and fluffy pancakes warm with jam and a dollop of whipped cream.
Swap out your usual snack food for this healthier, multigrain option. It doesn’t have much of a flavor, making it the perfect base for your favorite cheese or jam. Honorable mention for best cracker goes to the
When it comes to cheeses, we couldn’t pick just one. Both of these will be excellent additions to your cheeseboards and complements to the aforementioned crispbread. Herrgård is a rich and nutty cheese, while Prӓst is sharper and tangier.