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2012-11-23. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Lussebullar

In Sweden, we celebrate Luciadagen (Lucia Day) on the 13th of December every year. Besides the wonderful concerts, the tradition of eating Lussebullar is also very popular. Especially the combination of a Lussebulle and a cup of Glögg. We from the Misi Test Panel Team wanted to find out: Where do you get the best Lussebullar in Gothenburg and tried out some of the town's most famous places.

1)      Brogyllen, 17 SEK

Smell: This Lussebulle smelled doughy and we could not smell any ...

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2012-06-08. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Gina

City Shopping Guide

If you're a shopaholic then you will probably find the city's best shopping really quickly. Here's a simple guide anyway, just in case you need any help. You may come to notice that Göteborgs downtown is actually quite small, so some of these shopping areas sort of blend together. Nothing better than spending the whole day shopping downtown without ever having to take a rest on a bus or tram. These are just some of the main shopping places ...

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2012-05-18. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Chocolate (Part Two: Dark Chocolate)

The Misi.se Test Panel finally decided to dedicate a test to something useful. A product which is both very necessary and popular: CHOCOLATE. Moreover, it makes you happy!
The whole week we concentrated on chocolate. We presented some chocolate makers in Sweden and visited the annual Chocolate Festival at the City Museum. After so much theory it is time to make a test – which is the best chocolate for a good price?

Please consider: If you want to make a chocolate ...

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2012-05-11. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Chocolate (Part One: Milk Chocolate)

The Misi.se Test Panel finally decided to dedicate a test to something useful. A product which is both very necessary and popular: CHOCOLATE. Moreover, it makes you happy!
The whole week we concentrated on chocolate. We presented some chocolate makers in Sweden and visited the annual Chocolate Festival at the City Museum. After so much theory it is time to make a test – which is the best chocolate for a good price?

Please consider: If you want to make a ...

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2012-04-27. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Orange Juice

Finally, we put all of our attention to orange juice for this test. No matter if you like to drink your orange juice for breakfast or during any other time throughout the day, orange juice is a very popular beverage and the Misi.se Test Panel Team finally wanted to find out: Can you get a decent orange juice for a few kronas or is the expensive juice really worth its price?

 

1. Willys Orange Juice          9 SEK (2 liters package for 18SEK)
Smell: ...

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2012-04-20. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Vanilla Ice-Cream

Spring arrives slowly in Gothenburg. There are now more and more days with a perfect blue sky and sun. We start enjoying the rays of sunshine without freezing too much. Some spring-pioneers even start to sit outside and drink coffee and enjoy the sun. With this development it is definitely soon time to eat more ice-cream! Of course, ice-cream knows no season and is also enjoyable but the misi test panel team actually enjoys ice-cream even more when it is warm ...

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2012-03-25. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Emma

The Native: Våffeldagen

The semla has got a day of its own. So does the cinnamon bun. And on Friday, it is the waffle day. According to me it is a very important day that occurs on the 25th of March every year. Waffles are really good, especially when they are home made and a bit crispy. But why have they become so popular?

The reason the waffle day is in the month of March is that back in the days, when more or less all Swedes were farmers, the supplies of eggs and ...

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2012-02-17. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Nils Pasi

Misi Test Panel: Semla

The Misi.se Test Panel is back for another season, this time kicking it off with a test of the famous Swedish ‘semla’, which apparently is of Roman origin originally. You can read more about that later on in this article, but suffice it to say: we added the cream, and that makes all the difference! Although traditionally eaten only once a year, commercial interests have long since broken with this tradition, and the semla now a days appear in early January through at ...

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2012-02-03. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Nils Pasi

Trains and Tickets – when they are cheap

International students, I find, usually gets around a lot more than Swedes. By the end of each semester, the new friends I've made among the international students at GU have been to Stockholm, Malmö, Copenhagen, Kiruna, Oslo, and many other places in and around Sweden. That is much more than I have, despite the fact that I was born and grew up in Gothenburg. Usually, the internationals students I've spoken to have travelled by bus or airplane, and sometimes ...

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2011-12-07. Published in Hands-on Guides
by Sarah

Misi Test Panel: Julmust and Juleskum

As Christmas is coming closer, you have probably discovered the Julmust bottles and Juleskum Santas in the stores. These two sweet treats just belong in the pre-Christmas time since most Swedes know them since their childhood days. You can see how popular they are as there are over 1200 tons of Juleskum and many, many litres of Julmust produced every year. Read more here.

Please follow our guide about the most popular kinds of Julmust.

1) Nygårda Julmust, 4 SEK for a ...

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