April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Welcome to another edition of our monthly newsletter.

Easter is nearly here and it's time to enjoy Candy, Candy and more Candy! But for us Scandinavians Easter also includes Herring, Snaps and Påskmust.

In this newsletter we have:

  • Easter
  • Easter Egg Hunt!
  • Short Date Sales
  • This Months Featured Product



Are all you Easter Witches ready? The traditional Easter week in Sweden lasts from Thursday to Monday, and kicks off with a trick or treat-like candy hunt. Children dress up as påskkärringar (Easter witches) with long skirts, headscarves, painted red cheeks and freckles and go from house to house wishing people happy Easter. They get sweets in return for a drawing or song. Legend has it that the witches fly to Blåkulla (Blue mountain) the same night to meet the devil. In Finland, if you answer the door on the Sunday before Easter, you may be confronted by endearing little witches offering to bless your home in return for treats.“A twig for you, a treat for me!”

A traditional Scandinavian Easter lunch is likely to consist of different varieties of pickled herring, cured salmon, Jansson’s Temptation (potato, onion and pickled anchovies baked in cream) and Eggs with Caviar. The table is often laid like a traditional smörgåsbord . Spiced schnapps is also a feature of the Easter buffet table. Unlike the food we eat for Christmas, Easter food is much lighter and almost always includes marzipan and candy-filled Easter eggs for dessert

Easter Egg Hunt:

It is not to late to enter our Easter Egg hunt to get into the draw to win

- 1 Bottle of 1.5L Easter (Jul) Must - 1 Ceramic Easter Egg filled with Anthon Berg Easter Eggs - 1 Carletti Violets Chocolates.

Draw will be on Sunday the 13th April.

This month’s short date sale:

Please note Best Before Date is different from Expiry Date. For more information see this link.

For more Short Date Sales and other Bargains, please visit our Bargain Bin

Easter Order Delivery Dates

As always, the weeks prior to the Easter Holidays, our Couriers will be very busy. Please remember they also have Good Friday to Easter Monday off - there will be NO deliveries during that weekend.

Make sure you have your orders in ASAP - and by the latest - before next Sunday April the 13th, to ensure you have your goodies in time.

If you live Rural on the South Island, we recommend you send your orders through today, Sunday the 6th April, as Easter Week is a short week and we would like to send your goods off this week - just to be on the safe side Smile

This month’s featured product:

Bong Touch of Taste

Warm or Cold - Spicy, buttery or wild. The flavour of a sauce can take almost any shape but they have one thing in common - it highlights the flavor of everything else that's on your plate. The secret behind getting that perfect touch of taste is Bong. This is where the flavors begin and end.

Bong Touch of Taste finds that good and natural ingredients gives the absolutely best spices. They continuously improve and refine their products and listen carefully to their customers locally and around the world. Their classic liquid Stock is versatile with a well balanced recipe composition to help you lift the flavor.



Touch of Taste Lobster gets its distinctive flavor from Norwegian lobster. It enhances the taste of fish and shellfish, and may also be used in fish mince or when cooking fish or seafood. It's also perfect in cold sauces and dressings.

Was $50 - This Months special $40

A touch of wilderness Touch of Taste Game gets its taste from wild deer, juniper berries, black currants & chanterelles. It's enhancing the taste of all meat dishes and helps the sauce or stew to get a wild, rich and exciting character.

Was $45 - This Month Special $35
1.5 tbsp bong = 1 stock cube
Use about 1.5 tablespoons Bong Touch of Taste to 0.5L liquid










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Kind Regards Eva and Sven @ SweNZ Taste

Posted: Sun 04 May 2014