Scandinavian Smorgasbord

March 16, 2014 | 12:00 pm
Place : Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church 2020 W. Lake of the Isles Pkwy Minneapolis, MN 55405
Cost : $25 Adult, $12.50 ages 5-12, Free under 5
Phone : 612-377-5095

 Reminder:  Please make your reservations by Friday, March 14.  Call the church office at 612 377-5095 or e-mail at [email protected].

On Sunday, March 16th at 12:00 noon, Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church will host “A Scandinavian Brunch at the Lake.”  Swedish born and trained chef Anna-Lena Sköld will offer an authentic Swedish smorgasbord with a variety of traditional foods as well as a featured main course and dessert.  Before emigrating from Sweden in 1995, Chef Sköld studied at the culinary school in Göteborg and worked in numerous restaurants in the ski resorts of northern Sweden.  She also opened her own restaurant on the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea.

The $25 all inclusive reservation includes the following menu on March 16th:


A variety of Breads and Hard Tack & Butter

Juniper & Rosemary Herring

Matjes Herring “Cheese Cake” topped with Red Onions & Chives

Sour Cream and Herb Herring

Boiled Fingerlings Potatoes

Three kinds of Swedish Cheeses

Eggs topped with Dill Pesto and Greenland Shrimps

Cold Smoked Salmon served with Horseradish Cream

Sliced Cold Roast Beef

Warm Potato and Leek Salad

Pickled Cucumbers

Pickled Beets

Fresh Fruit Platter

Jansson’s Temptation

Swedish Meatballs & Lingonberries

Swedish Sausages & Mustard

Red Cabbage

Biff a la Lindström – beef patties flavored with capers, onions and beets – served with Cream Sauce.

Dessert:  Homemade Lingoberry Parfait served with Ginger Cookies

Coffee and Water

Seating is limited so please make your reservation at the LOTI office at 612-377-5095.

“A Scandinavian Brunch at the Lake” will feature different seasonal menus.  The April brunch will be held on Easter Sunday, April 20th.