Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Easter, Swedish style!

Easter Sunday was full of activity. We went to church in the morning. I met my friend Robin and her peeps for coffee in the afternoon.

Then we went to a friend's house for Easter dinner. Kerstin is Swedish, and she was determined to have a real Swedish fest. The first course was Aqvavit (Swedish potato schnaps -- goes down like water, hence the name!) with a beer chaser. Skål! Actually, we chased various fish products with all this alcohol: pickled herring, smoked salmon, and... EEL!

The rest of dinner was superb: roast lamb, asparagus, mashed carrots. I think I was born in the right country!

Meanwhile, back in Austria, Rob was tending an Easter bonfire in Irene's garden:

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