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Entertain Foodie Friends with a Peter’s Yard taste of Sweden this Christmas

The popularity of Scandinavian food shows no sign of abating with more and more of us turning to this simple, nutritious, no-nonsense style. So why not treat your foodie friends to their very own taste of Sweden this Christmas? Peter’s Yard, the award-winning UK based artisan bakery produces thin, light, delicious hand-crafted crispbread to an authentic recipe from Sweden, the natural home of crispbread. The Peter’s Yard range Original recipe uses just five all-natural ingredients which include wholewheat flours, fresh milk, honey and a naturally fermenting sourdough made as it would have been centuries ago in Sweden. High in fibre, completely natural and free from anything artificial.

As well as the traditional, original crispbread, Peter’s Yard have this year also introduced two new flavours: a Seeded Wholegrain with whole oat groats, buckwheat, roasted sunflower seeds and linseeds and a Spelt & Fig Crispbread made with Spelt flour and sweet fig pieces. 

The crispbreads are exceptionally versatile and can be used in so many ways to impress guests this Christmas and New Year; as canapés, with dips, to create the base for a starter or as an impressive centrepiece when serving a cheeseboard.

The opportunities to devour the crispbreads are endless:

- As a starter: top with Gravad lax for a Scandinavian style starter

- Create cool canapés: using smoked salmon, prawns, avocado, crayfish or avocado

- With a dip: the ideal foil to use with creamy, spicy or herby dips

- As a centrepiece: serve alongside a selection of artisan cheese when entertaining friends over Christmas & New Year

- Keep it simple: spread with butter or drizzle in honey for a lazy breakfast on Christmas morning

- Boxing Day Buffet: serve with cold meats, pâtés, salads and pickles

The Peter’s Yard range is available at leading food halls, speciality food stores and delicatessens or from A selection of packs are also available at Waitrose: Original Crispbreads 105g and 180g (£2.95 and £3.45 respectively), Spelt & Fig (100g £2.95) and Seeded Wholegrain (105g £2.95).

Since launching just a few years ago, Peter’s Yard crispbread has garnered many fans. Celebrity chef Valentine Warner loves them with gravadlax, Signe Johansen author of Scandilicious – Secrets of Scandinavian Cooking (and who is also dubbed the ‘Nordic Nigella’) called them ‘the best crispbread on the planet’ and restaurateur Martin Wishart chooses to serve them with cheese at his acclaimed Michelin starred restaurant.