Month: December 2006

Norwegian Christmas Day Smorgasbord

My Christmas posts have been a lot about food, but then again it is an important part of Norwegian Yuletide. This will be the top of the cream as I will share some old home made food traditions. These are recipes passed down for many generations and I consider myself […]

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Lutefisk – Nordic traditional Yule dish

There are still more Christmas food to explore from the Nordic countries. These are traditions from thousands of years back and an important part of celebrating the winter solstice. Today I will serve you Lutefisk. It’s made from stockfish (air-dried whitefish) and lye. In Sweden, this food is called lutfisk, […]

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Norwegain Christmas Eve dish

As you know from my previous posts, food is an important part of the Yule traditions in Norway. Christmas eve is the time for the family gathering and holiday dinner. Church bells throughout the land are ringing in Christmas at 5 o’clock and then the great celebration starts. I remember […]

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Winter Solstice and Yuletide

Having a blog about Norway, the Nordic countries – our culture and traditions – it would be a shame not to mention one of the most important milestones; the return of the Sun. So let’s forget Christmas for a while, or actually; this has a lot to do with Christmas […]

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