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Are Swedish Meatballs Even Swedish?

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It’s hard to send an entire country into an identity crisis, but one single Tweet managed to do just that—and all under 150 characters. When Sweden’s official Twitter account claimed that Swedish meatballs may in fact actually be Turkish, Swedes around the world were set into outrage. How could such a beloved touchstone of Swedish cultural history all be a sham? To get to the bottom of it all, we enlisted the help of an expert. Come along as we try to unlock the great meatball mystery.


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