Swedish Rye Crispbread

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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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Knägebröd (KNAY-guh-brawd) is about as Swedish as you can get. It’s the nucleus of the popular light lunch called SOS for the Swedish words for crisp bread, herring, and butter, all washed down with beer and/or akvavit, the Scandinavian caraway-flavoured spirit distilled from grain. Easy to prepare, knägebröd is crisp and chewy and in Sweden it’s always buttered. Though most Swedes now buy their crispbread from a bakery or supermarket, it used to be a popular item to ba