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Kringle: The Nordic Pretzel

Kringle: The Nordic Pretzel

The kringle is a familiar Scandinavian pastry here in the U.S. among those familiar with Nordic cuisine. Often times referred to as the Nordic pretzel because of its similarity in shape, it is said to have arrived in the 13th century with the Roman Catholic monks. ...

Brytebrød; for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Norwegians love to bake, and it’s a craft they have mastered to perfection.  From cakes to cookies, breads and everything in between, there is something so special about baked goods from my home country.  Most creations fit in the “rustic” category,...

Pickled Pumpkin; A Forgotten Recipe

January is a meager month in Norway, where it’s  typically so cold and dark nothing seems to ever be able to survive outside.   This is when we have to turn to our pantry for food, and to the mason jars we worked at filling over the summer and autumn with all...

Homemade and healthy Knekkebrød

Each time I go home to Norway, the meal I most look forward to is breakfast.    Norwegians and Scandinavians alike take this meal really seriously.   It is often a serious spread and the meal can go just as long as dinner.  Various spreads are placed on the table,...

Happy New Year and a brief announcement

Hello my dear readers and a Happy New Year to you all!  For the past couple of years I have been building this page around my Norwegian upbringing and background as a food professional, combining traditional recipes from my homeland with my interest in beverages and...

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