Friday, March 1, 2013

One large "Trollhättan" please!

I sometimes miss Swedish pizza, maybe not the pizza itself but more the pizza salad. The cabbage salad you get on the side at every Swedish pizzeria. Seems to be a Swedish concept, nowhere else have I seen this salad. I love the fresh and "crunchy" salad, the taste of vinegar and pepper, it just goes so well with pizza!
A few years ago, while we were still living in Mirdif, they opened up a Swedish pizzeria just behind our little mini compound (right under the flight path). The owner was Iranian but had lived many years in Sweden and he knew how to make the cabbage salad. I was over the moon and we ordered Swedish pizza with lots of salad, so delicious. However, then we moved from Mirdif to Al Waha and our immediate access to Swedish pizza salad stopped. Until a few years ago when the new pizzeria Verona opened up in Al Barsha. The owner is Syrian but he grew up in Sweden. And he knows how to make the pizza salad. Apart from the more traditional pizzas (Quattro Stagioni, Calzone and Margarita), they also offer typical Swedish pizzas (Swedish Kebab pizza, Beef Fillet pizza with kebab sauce, Banana pizza...) and all with typical Swedish names. Hilarious and makes you feel like home. So tonight we will order one large "Goteborg", one "Trollhattan" and a classic "Hawaii" for Elias and his friend!
The weather is wonderful now, it is getting warmer but the evenings are now at their best. Not too hot, not too cold! I am planning to take Joli to Jumeirah Beach Hotel tomorrow for a bit of beach time while the boys will stay home. Husband is busy planning for his new green house and he isn't much of a beach person anyway.
Happy Friday everyone!

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    1. Japp, comfort food far en helt ny innebord!

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  2. Så härligt! Att ingen har kommit på den idén här!?

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    1. En livraddare ibland da suget efter pizzasallad blir extra stort!

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  3. Swedish pizza (and the salad) is so underrated! My favorite is "Oxfilé med bearnaise sauce" or any of the funny combos you find at Mossens Pizzeria i Göteborg.

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    1. I love the combos and the person that came up with the idea of topping a pizza with bearnaise sauce is a genius! :)

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  4. Kul med svensk pizza därnere. Den godaste pizzan jag någonsin ätit hittade jag i en liten stad som heter Guillianova, i mellersta Italien. Den var himmelsk :) Ha en bra helg. Kram

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    1. Ibland langtar man lite extra efter nagot som smakar "hemma" och da ar svensk pizza perfekt!
      Kram!

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