OK, this book is old news for sure, but I really love it and for some reason it's a baking book I want to buy. Not for the recipes, though I'm sure there are some great Swedish recipes in there. Here's the backstory: it's a Swedish baking book by the glorious people at IKEA, named Hambakat är Bäst (Homemade is best), photographed by the suitably Swedish Carl Kleiner and styled by Evelina Bratell.
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This is one of my favourites, Ruts hästskor, which from what I can tell is some kind of biscuit. I just love that all the ingredients and trimmed and sliced as if they simply fabrics, but of course we all know how difficult it is to fit flour to a triangular shape, let alone pour syrup or whatever that is in a straight-ish line. The diagonal composition of this one is really striking, and yet the shapes create an inferred rectangle shape. Clever stuff, Mr. and Mrs. Swedish.
It's not even important what this will make. All you know is that it has chocolate and nuts in it, and you want to eat it.
ps. that last dish is called Schwartzwaldtåta, and it looks like this:
So yeah, I was right. I do want to eat it. And I do want to buy this book. Maybe. Price tag depending.