Food

Fastelavn in Scandinavia

Today is Fastelavn Sunday. I remember this day so well as a child and how we prepared for it when I was young. The Sunday’ before Lent is a holiday which boys and girls await with great impatience you know:-) At preschool we made Fastelavensris (se picture to the left!) […]

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Norwegian Salmon – a delicacy

We had the loveliest dinner the other day and while deeply involved in preparing, it took me down the memory lane. Since I was very young, I’ve always liked fishing and from the start even more than eating it:-) As a scout I always had a knife in my belt […]

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Norwegian Sea Food dinner

After all this Yuletide posts full of calories, I will end this Christmas time food feast with seafood. It’s typical Nordic country traditional New Years Eve food, especially in Sweden. No wonder since the North Sea is full of it:-) I must admit I love all the home made Norwegian […]

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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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