Monday, February 29, 2016


Smörgåsbord is used to refer to a buffet table with variety of dishes.

It was originally a type of Scandinavian meal originating in Sweden. It is served with multiple hot and cold dishes on the table.  

The meaning of Smorgasbord is open faced sandwich table. Smor is butter. Gas is goose but referred to butter floated to surface of the cheese. Bord means table.

Sandwich is two slices of bread with some food filling between them. Open faced sandwich is a single slice of bread with food items like cheese spreads, butter, meat slices, sausages and vegetables on top of it.

A special Swedish smorgasbord is Julbord or Christmas table. Jul means Christmas and bord means table.


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