Shortly after the fact was shared by the Swedish government, Turkey’s international television news channel, TRT World, posted a video from its Twitter handle.
According to the video, after Russia invaded Sweden in the 18th century, "the Turks welcomed Swedish King Charles XII who was forced to flee his country. The King's exile in the Ottoman Empire led to Sweden's introduction to new tastes. King Charles took the meatball recipe, coffee beans and stuffed cabbage when he returned to Sweden and changed Swedish cuisine forever".
It has now come to light that the Swedish staples, Kåldolmar (spicy lamb and beef meatballs), Köttbullar (stuffed cabbage delicacy) and even the traditional concept of having coffee along with pastries and other tidbits called Fika, may have also been borrowed from Turkey.
Also roasted coffee and cabbage rolls (kåldolmar) was brought to Sweden from Turkey by King Charles XII ?