Julbord menu

Our family always has a traditional Swedish Christmas Eve.  This is the typical menu, lots of food, buffet style, accompanied by good Swedish drinking songs. Jultomte delivers the presents after the meal and we round off the evening with a few games.

Julafton 2013



Ost och knäkebröd
(Pate, assorted Scandinavian cheeses and crackers)

Herring Course

Gravlax with Coriander Mustard Sauce
Assorted sill (dill, garlic, mustard, sherry sauce)
Sill salad
Cucumber salad
Salmon terrine
Green salad

Chilled aquavit

Main Course

Julskinke (Baked Christmas Ham)
served with applesauce and assorted mustards
Rodkol (Sweet+Sour Christmas Cabbage)
Braised kale in cream sauce
Köttbullar (meatballs with lingonberry sauce)
Jansson’s Temptation
New potatoes with butter
Creamed mashed potato
Beetroot ragu
Gräddsås (gravy)

Chilled aquavit and a collection of dark beers


Cloudberry Fool
Almond cookies with cream and berries
Swedish candies
(Aqvavit drunk to the accompaniment of Helan Går)

Click the links for the shopping lists, recipes and timetable for this menu.

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