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Heart Food; In More Ways Than One

For Valentine’s Day I thought it  appropriate to post about one of Norway’s more popular and well known  foods: our beloved heart shaped waffles. Soft and sweet, these are not eaten for breakfast, but rather as an afternoon treat or served with coffee at...
Sjokoladekake – A Cake That Will Please Everyone

Sjokoladekake – A Cake That Will Please Everyone

Chocolate cake is the most baked cake in Norway. The reason might be that it’s easy to put together, using ingredients everyone most likely have in their cabinet already. Recipes vary, and there are countless versions with different fillings or ingredients, like...

Honoring the Sami People on their National Day

Had to reblog this beautiful post by Experience North Cape, in honor of the National Sami Day which is celebrated today, February 6th. The Sami people are our indigenous people who live across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, and they have their own language and...

Kanelboller – part of a Norwegian diet

You’d be hard pressed to find a Norwegian who doesn’t absolutely LOVE cinnamon.  One could say 3 out of 4 pastry recipes in Norway includes this delightful spice (exaggerating here and there) , and kanelboller, or kanelsnurrer as some call them (in English...

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