Jansson’s temptation

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

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I first ate this immensely popular Swedish dish at the house of Swedish friends and found it quite wonderful. The saltiness of the anchovies gives flavour to the potatoes, and the cream adds a delicate note. Do not omit or reduce the number of anchovies, they are essential to the dish and not overwhelming. If you use salted anchovies, soak them for about 30 minutes to remove excess salt, and fillet them. Tinned anchovy fillets may need rinsing if very salty, otherwise they can be used strai