Lamingtons are a type of Australian sweet treat made of sponge cake dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut flakes. In my family, we’ve mistakenly been calling them kokosanki, which translates as something like “coconut treats”, ever since. Wrong. Real Polish kokosanki are a type of coconut macaroon, and you can get a recipe for real kokosanki here. Why in my family do lamingtons go by a wrong name? No idea.
Ischoklad is a chocolate praline that melts in your mouth like ice. An unexpected freshness surprises your senses as the chocolate makes its way to your stomach. This all must be experienced with a frosty Swedish winter landscape all around. Icy nature, icy chocolate. What am I talking about? I’m talking about a wintertime and Christmas favourite in the Swedish candy tradition, the ice chocolate praline known as ischoklad.