Blog, Book reviews

A Little Bit of Expat Experience in Every Chokladbollar

“The preparation of chokladbollar is usually quite consistent across the different cities, with only minimal variation from the traditional recipe. I decided to put together my passion for chocolate balls and my life as a Third Culture Kid, preparing chokladbollar with ingredients from all the places that I have lived in. Some of my recipes… Read More A Little Bit of Expat Experience in Every Chokladbollar

Author interviews, Blog

Chokladbollens Dag – a story on true passion for Swedish chocolate balls

May 11th every year is a special day for Swedes. They have dedicated this day to chocolate balls – “Chokladbollens Dag”. For one especially chocolate craving person, Alaine Handa, the search of making the best chokladbollar has almost become an obsession during the last five years. She has released  her coffee table book dedicated to… Read More Chokladbollens Dag – a story on true passion for Swedish chocolate balls

Author interviews, Blog, Cook Books

Alaine Handa Talks About Her Life, Dancing, Blogging and Her Passion for Swedish Chokladbollar

“I went to Les Roches hospitality management school in Switzerland for my postgraduate studies and loved being in the kitchen, as well as behind the bar. It was here that I started dreaming up crazy recipes for my favourite Swedish chokladbollar (chocolate balls), which I was already making every week for my friends! It took… Read More Alaine Handa Talks About Her Life, Dancing, Blogging and Her Passion for Swedish Chokladbollar

Book news, New Releases

In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – out now!

Alaine Handa A southeast Asian falls in love with fika. Out Now on Springtime Books Chokladbollar are Swedish chocolate balls. Let Alaine introduce you to her favorite snack through a collection of 30 alternately naughty, healthy and exotic – but always delicious – recipes. Alaine’s a global soul and chokladbollar, a constant in her nomadic… Read More In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – out now!