I am off to Südtirol for some days of hiking. On monday is my birthday and we wanted to be somewhere remote. There will be roadtripping, picnics and hiking. Sauna and lots of knödel (amazing austrian/südtirol style dumpling). I will be flying down to Nürnberg (in Bavaria) and then take the car through Austria and the to südtirol . I-CAN-NOT-WAIT. … Read More


Hiver Nomade


I just returned home after the most relaxing Easter holiday I ever experienced. Together with 5 friends I spend it in Wallis, a wine region in the French speaking parts of Switzerland. 11 hours of sleep. Late night cooking. Slow roasted easter lamb. Never ending breakfasts. Spa warm up on a rainy easter saturday. A whole day of sun while … Read More

ElmlidHiver Nomade

Bread Exchange in Nürnberg


Mainheim has been kind and let me borrow their oven tonight. So, if you happen to be in Nürnberg today. Please let me know and I will trade with you my most pure white sourdough bread. The Water is from Frankonia, the flour is from Bavaria (however not Frankonia…) and the Sea salt is French. Just email me and we … Read More

ElmlidBread Exchange in Nürnberg

Happy Nowroz!


Today is the New Year (1393 by the way). Make sure to spend this day as you like you life to be. Because the rest of this year will be a reflection of today. Today, one year ago I went to Kabul to learn to bake Afghan Bread. It was the first day of  the Persian New Year. And it … Read More

ElmlidHappy Nowroz!

Mainheim – A beautiful work space


Working hard on the Swedish translation here in Nürnberg. Fleissig. It is good to get out of the city from time to time. I spend a lot of time in Nürnberg, where my BF is working. Found a beautiful cafe around the corner of the new Apartment, Cafe Mainheim. I think I will spend a lot of time here. Soon … Read More

ElmlidMainheim – A beautiful work space

Almost Home


After living abroad 15 out of my 33 years I tend to grab for every little crumble of Sweden that falls on my path. From a Swedish expat perspective this week has been a very successful week. I have been tasting the highs and the lows of the Swedish culinary culture. I started off by hanging out in the Småland … Read More

ElmlidAlmost Home

Bread Exchange x Design Hotels


  It is not the first time that I am trading Bread with Design Hotels (Hall 9, Stand 312). Their former director of consumer marketing was bartering with me already 2011, long before any other company approached me. This time I was not baking for the Design Hotels team, but for their guests. It was interesting to discuss my concept … Read More

ElmlidBread Exchange x Design Hotels

Bread Exchange at ITB


Today is ITB starting in Berlin. It’s been around since 1966 and is the largest tourist fair in the world. So there will be a lot of people in town. Which means that I will be baking like crazy. Today I am supporting Design Hotels and baking for their invited guests. It would be great to see you at the … Read More

ElmlidBread Exchange at ITB

Småland Tips, anyone


I am heading to Småland in about a month and I would really like to get my hands on 2 horses for a day. Ether on the coast or even at Öland. It can be Icelandic horses or some other friendly kind of horse which is smart and not lazy. Our summerhouse is in Timmernabben so anywhere in the region … Read More

ElmlidSmåland Tips, anyone

Food for Champions


In 1521, when Sweden during a short period was ruled by Danes, a young Swedish man named Gustav Vasa tried to motivate people to fight for the Swedish Kingdom and kick out the Danish king, known under the name Kristian Tyrann. Gustav had no troops so he went up to  the north part of Sweden (read middle) called Dalarna since … Read More

ElmlidFood for Champions