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WIN The ScandiKitchen Kit – Books, Canvas Bag, Mug & Sweets

September 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

WIN the whole ScandiKitchen kit

As you may know, we have a new book. It is beautiful, if we may say so ourselves, and makes us want to bake and eat all the things. And we think you’ll like it too.

So – here’s the deal. Answer one simple question, and YOU can be the lucky winner of the following:

ScandiKitchen Competition Prize

The contents are as follows;

1 x ScandiKitchen Pick’n’Mix Selection
1 x ScandiKitchen ‘May the Norse be with you’ canvas bag
1 x ScandiKitchen Mug
1 x The ScandiKitchen CookBook by Bronte Aurell
1 x ScandiKitchen: Fika & Hygge by Bronte Aurell

It is the perfect Scandi starter pack. Fancy it? Go on, we know you do.

To win, simply answer the following question:

– What is the title of the new ScandiKitchen book?

A.) The ScandiKitchen CookBook

B.) The ScandiKitchen Baking Book

C.) ScandiKitchen : Fika & Hygge

Send your answer by email to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk before Tuesday 6th September 2016 at midday . Winner will be drawn from all correct entries.

The usual rules apply. UK residents only. No cheating. Only one winner. No alternative prize and no cash alternative.

Good luck!

WIN a Big Scandi Easter Egg

March 17, 2016 | Leave a comment

WIN a Big Scandi Easter Egg

Easter is fast approaching (yes, already!) and if you’re yet to load up on sweeties and chocolate it is time to do so. We have stocked up on sweets and chocolate – and some lovely Scandi Easter eggs chock full of lovely Scandi pick’n’mix.

Fancy winning one of these? Simply answer the easy question below;
Filled easter egg 18cm 2

In Sweden, little children traditionally dress up as what on Easter eve?

A.) Bunnies

B.) Chickens

C.) Witches

Send your answer by email to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk before Tuesday 22nd March 2016 at midday. One main winner, getting a big ScandiKitchen easter egg will be drawn from all correct entries.

The usual rules apply. UK residents only. No cheating. One main winner. No alternative prize and no cash alternative.

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Aquavit tastings at the cafe 29th November 2014

November 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

It is no secret that we Nordics absolutely love aquavit. Okay, yes, it’s strong stuff, but we only do drink it when we’re having smörgåsbord and we’re usually pretty careful with the stuff.

The Nordics have been drinking aquavit for centuries – since the 15th century, in fact. The tipple is usually around 40% alcohol and flavoured with strong herbs such as dill, caraway and anis – making them a perfect partner for pickled fish, such as herring.

Tomorrow Saturday 29th November we’re honoured to be joined by the all-knowing Aquavit expert Jon, who will be on site from midday onwards, offering helpful teachings and tastings to all our customers about a range of different aquavits. In fact, we did similar taste training at the cafe this week and we learnt a lot about not only the Aquavits that we serve at the cafe but also different types available on the market. Jon is bringing several aquavit – and will be making some aquavit based cocktails, too.

Aquavit is usually drunk ice cold but when you do the tasting without food, you sip it instead of down it all in one – and this is why Rebekka, Trine and Joanna look a bit shocked in the picture as it is a lot stronger in flavour this way! Just remember, when you serve it at home, pop the bottle in the freezer for a good few hours before hand and serve the shots – with food – and you don’t need to sip.

If you are popping by on Saturday, join our competition, too: Everybody who buys any aquavit tomorrow at the cafe will be entered into a competition to win 2 extra bottles (A 700ml bottle of Hammer Aquavit AND a 700ml bottle of Jubilæums Aquavit) – winner will be drawn at end of the day and be notified by phone to come pick up their extra stash. Usual rules apply, no alternative prize.

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Pimp My Gingerbread House 2014

November 27, 2014 | Leave a comment


It’s that time of year again…. Time to get super creative with the Gingerbread House Kits from Anna’s.

Every year we run a great competition:

Take one basic Gingerbread house kit and pimp it up to the best of your abilities. Think outside the box – be creative, be crazy, be super attentive to detail: Whatever is your strong side, put that into the little house.

When you are done, send us a picture of our house and we will put the best ones up on Instagram and Facebook and the blog during December.

This year, we once again have 4 categories:

Adult – Beautiful: This is the main award. The most beautiful house you can make from a very basic kit of gingerbread house.



Adult – Super Creative.   This is the crazy house – like the house eaten by dragons, murder scenes, brothels, discos – whatever you can do to pimp up your house to silly standards with great use of imagination.


Child – up to 7 years old. It’s okay that you Mum and Dad help out, but here we do want to see real kids efforts. We know what seven year olds can do with a ginger bread kit – we want to see kids being allowed to unleash creativity. It’s fine to add Lego men and other toys to the mix or make a gingerbread house for your favourite dolls.

Young person 8-16 – We want to see your imagination run wild here. Make the house your own.


First prize this year is an amazing T Tab Table Lamp donated by Skadium Design Shop in London (worth £239) – it is an amazing piece of design and will make any desk look super stylish.

We’ve also got a selection of great products from ISAK Design as the second prize for the Create Adult winner. ISAK are the people who make those great mugs we use at ScandiKitchen – see more about them here

Children under 7 prize: Sweeties. And more Sweeties. So many sweeties your Mum will be quite annoyed with us all the way through till January.

Young person 8-16 prize: Sweeties. And more Sweeties. So many sweeties your Mum will be quite annoyed with us all the way through till January, probably.


The rules:

  1. All entries MUST be made from a basic Gingerbread House kit. We stock the one from Anna’s, which is the preferred one, but if you use the IKEA version that is also fine (they are similar in shape and size). Basically, the basic shape of the house must be the same so we can see just how creative you can be with a pre-fab kit. Any entries not made from the similar in size and shape to the Ikea and Anna’s kit will not be accepted, sorry.
  2. When you submit photos, you need to state what category you are entering into.
  3. Only one entry per person
  4. If more than one person submits the same entry, the prize will be shared (if you win the lamp, you will have to fight).
  5. No alternative prize, no cash prizes, no exchanges.
  6. Entries must be received before 18th December 2014 at noon to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk
  7. Employees of ScandiKitchen ltd not eligible to enter (No, Rebekka, you can’t…)
  8. Winners will be picked by a jury of lovely people (most likely a selection of our customers – we usually pick 5 judges from Twitter to help us out).
  9. The judges decisions are final.
  10. Prizes for pick up from café store

Send your photos to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk before 18th December at noon to enter the competition. We look forward to seeing your creations.


The Kitchen People x




    Pick’n’Mix Without Liquorice 200g
    - +
    Marabou Non Stop – Chocolate Buttons 100g
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Nordic Film Festival London: 26 Nov – 7 Dec 2014 (on tour Dec 2014) WIN TICKETS

November 21, 2014 | Leave a comment

WHERE? Hackney Picturehouse, Arthouse Crouch End, Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Proud Archivist + Broadway (Nottingham), Filmhouse (Edinburgh), Glasgow Film Theatre and Tyneside Cinema.
Nordic Film Festival returns to the UK with another diverse mix of fresh and classic features, docs and shorts, showcasing some of the most celebrated and emerging filmmaking talent of the Nordic region. This year’s theme is ‘horizons’ as they explore the diverse and ever-expanding landscape of Nordic culture through cinema – from explorations to journeys, to cross-cultural experiences and collaborations.There’s a packed 12 days of great films in London with exciting events and a number of special guests from the world of Nordic film and culture, before the festival goes on tour around the UK.
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away for the OPENING SCREENING on Friday 26th November in London:
Nordic Film Festival opening film:
I AM YOURS: 26 Nov @ Hackney Picture house, 8.30pm (dir. Iram Haq, Norway 2013, cast: Amrita Acharia, Ola Rapace)
A moving portrayal of a young woman’s struggle with love, motherhood and being caught between two cultures. More info about the film here
Fancy being in with a chance to win? Just answer this easy question:
Which of these is not a Nordic movie?
a) My life as a dog
b) The Idiots
c) Pulp Fiction

Answer to iloveherring@scandikitchen.co.uk before Tuesday at noon.

Winner will be notified by email. Usual rules apply. No cheating. No alternative prize, no alternative showing, only ticket for the opening event in London. Any discussion about the prize you’ll need to have with the promoters, not us, we’re just the messengers.  Also, no cheating. We hate cheating.

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