Crayfish season might very well be centered around crayfish and snaps, but there is another Swedish favorite that regularly makes its way to the dinner table during the fall months. Västerbottenpaj!
Crayfish season starts at the beginning of August and ends somewhere around the end of October. For those lucky enough to have private access to lakes, it is custom to go fishing for your own crayfish. Otherwise, this is the short time of year where Swedish crayfish can be found in most grocery stores. No matter how the crayfish are acquired, a party, to celebrate the season is among one of the most important Swedish customs. Let us break down the tradition and its origin.
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