“We Ålanders love our fika, or coffee break. Johanna’s Hembakta, a bakery in Saltvik, is where I go for hemvete, a black bread made from rye flour and coffee, and flecked with caraway seeds. Have a slice, or one of her amazing cinnamon buns during a fika in the garden where you’re 15 meters away from cows,” says Lotta Jansdotter, a designer who has spent her summers in Åland since she was a little girl.
Read more about her life growing up in the Scandinavian archipelago here. This appeared in the November/December 2014 issue.