This creamy potato and fish gratin is called Janssons frestelse in Swedish, which means Jansson’s temptation (apostrophes don't exist in Sweden). The recipe was first published in 1940 and quickly became established as a classic of the Swedish Christmas dinner table. It is now so popular that no julbord (Christmas table) or smörgåsbord would be complete without Janssons frestelse.

This creamy potato and fish gratin is called Janssons frestelse in Swedish, which means Jansson’s temptation (apostrophes don't exist in Sweden). The recipe was first published in 1940 and quickly became established as a classic of the Swedish Christmas d

Janssons frestelse - Swedish Christmas Potato Casserole

Janssons frestelse (Jansson's temptation)

Matchstick Potatoes -This Swedish Christmas classic makes a fantastic side dish for any winter feast.

Swedish Julbord. A special Swedish type of smörgåsbord is the julbord which is the standard Christmas dinner in Sweden.

A special Swedish type of smörgåsbord is the julbord which is the standard Christmas dinner in Sweden.

The typical Swedish red wooden cottages are at their best when embedded in snow.

I miss the winters of my childhood in red Swedish houses in snow Photo: Thomas Adolfsén/Bildarkivet.

Lussekatter @Atli Jonsson Hann Swedish Christmas baking is fast approaching!!

Lussekatter Jonsson Hann Swedish Christmas baking is fast approaching!

Swedish Meatballs w/ Creamy Gravy-.

Swedish Meatballs w/ Creamy Gravy - Cooking with Mel - Cooking with Mel w/ egg noodles or mashed potatoes

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