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Havrekjeks

Havrekjeks

Havrekjeks has a long history in Norway, dating all the way back to the 15th century. The story goes when the famous Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen packed up his provisions for his expedition to the South Pole, havrekjeks were at the top of his list. Many...

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Norwegian Whole Grain Super Bread

Norwegian Whole Grain Super Bread

I became sort of obsessed with baking bread last year when I was researching, preparing and filming my popular online course Norwegian Bread Baking, and started experimenting with a bunch of different whole grain flours and seeds. Now as I’m preparing for the...

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Creamy Broccoli Dill Pickle Soup

Creamy Broccoli Dill Pickle Soup

This flavorful, hearty soup has a vibrant green color and consists of all the classic Scandinavian ingredients and flavors: cruciferous and root vegetables, leeks, dill and pickles. These ingredients come together along with a few other flavoring agents to create a...

read more
Homemade Christmas Aquavit

Homemade Christmas Aquavit

Today is my birthday so I started my day with a shot of aquavit. Ok, I’m only partly kidding, as I needed to taste the homemade aquavit I’ve been brewing for the past week, to see if it was fit to be bottled. And I’m happy that today it was just perfect! I’ve been a...

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Lussekatter to celebrate St. Lucia Day

Lussekatter to celebrate St. Lucia Day

On December 13th you will smell the sweet scent of lussekatter, otherwise known as saffron buns, around the thousands of homes in Norway and Sweden, to signify the day of Saint Lucia, the protector of the blind. Lussekatter signify that Christmas is just around...

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October Means Pumpkins!

October Means Pumpkins!

After living in the United States for three decades, I have finally learned to appreciate the pumpkin. I love carving them out for Halloween and to see everybody's decoration with these glorious vegetables around my neighborhood and around the state of New York, but...

read more
Nutella Cardamom Buns

Nutella Cardamom Buns

Cardamom buns hardly need an introduction on this blog, as I’ve shared several recipes for these before. But the beautiful thing about these fluffy, slightly spiced, and sweet buns is that they are the perfect vessel for a variety of fillings that make them a new...

read more
Roasted Baby Potatoes with Beet Salad and Horseradish

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Beet Salad and Horseradish

As a Norwegian and a potato lover, I always look for creative ways to cook with potatoes. At my local market the other day, I came across a bunch of beautiful-looking baby potatoes that were too tempting not to pick up. Spending more time indoors is tempting as the...

read more
Norvegan Kanelbolle Vafler

Norvegan Kanelbolle Vafler

Can’t decide if you want cinnamon buns or waffles? Good news: Now you don’t have to make a choice, you can have both! This ingenious invention most likely started here in the U.S. but has been all the rave back home in Norway over the last year. Inspired by...

read more
Apple Cardamom Buns

Apple Cardamom Buns

In a few days the first day of fall is official, and I’m super excited because it’s my all-time favorite season! This is the time for apple and pumpkin picking, cooler mornings, sweater weather, beautiful foliage, cozy evenings in front of the fire with a glass of red...

read more
Havrekjeks

Havrekjeks

Havrekjeks has a long history in Norway, dating all the way back to the 15th century. The story goes when the famous Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen packed up his provisions for his expedition to the South Pole, havrekjeks were at the top of his list. Many...

read more
Norwegian Whole Grain Super Bread

Norwegian Whole Grain Super Bread

I became sort of obsessed with baking bread last year when I was researching, preparing and filming my popular online course Norwegian Bread Baking, and started experimenting with a bunch of different whole grain flours and seeds. Now as I’m preparing for the...

read more
Creamy Broccoli Dill Pickle Soup

Creamy Broccoli Dill Pickle Soup

This flavorful, hearty soup has a vibrant green color and consists of all the classic Scandinavian ingredients and flavors: cruciferous and root vegetables, leeks, dill and pickles. These ingredients come together along with a few other flavoring agents to create a...

read more
Homemade Christmas Aquavit

Homemade Christmas Aquavit

Today is my birthday so I started my day with a shot of aquavit. Ok, I’m only partly kidding, as I needed to taste the homemade aquavit I’ve been brewing for the past week, to see if it was fit to be bottled. And I’m happy that today it was just perfect! I’ve been a...

read more
Lussekatter to celebrate St. Lucia Day

Lussekatter to celebrate St. Lucia Day

On December 13th you will smell the sweet scent of lussekatter, otherwise known as saffron buns, around the thousands of homes in Norway and Sweden, to signify the day of Saint Lucia, the protector of the blind. Lussekatter signify that Christmas is just around...

read more
October Means Pumpkins!

October Means Pumpkins!

After living in the United States for three decades, I have finally learned to appreciate the pumpkin. I love carving them out for Halloween and to see everybody's decoration with these glorious vegetables around my neighborhood and around the state of New York, but...

read more
Nutella Cardamom Buns

Nutella Cardamom Buns

Cardamom buns hardly need an introduction on this blog, as I’ve shared several recipes for these before. But the beautiful thing about these fluffy, slightly spiced, and sweet buns is that they are the perfect vessel for a variety of fillings that make them a new...

read more
Roasted Baby Potatoes with Beet Salad and Horseradish

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Beet Salad and Horseradish

As a Norwegian and a potato lover, I always look for creative ways to cook with potatoes. At my local market the other day, I came across a bunch of beautiful-looking baby potatoes that were too tempting not to pick up. Spending more time indoors is tempting as the...

read more
Norvegan Kanelbolle Vafler

Norvegan Kanelbolle Vafler

Can’t decide if you want cinnamon buns or waffles? Good news: Now you don’t have to make a choice, you can have both! This ingenious invention most likely started here in the U.S. but has been all the rave back home in Norway over the last year. Inspired by...

read more
Apple Cardamom Buns

Apple Cardamom Buns

In a few days the first day of fall is official, and I’m super excited because it’s my all-time favorite season! This is the time for apple and pumpkin picking, cooler mornings, sweater weather, beautiful foliage, cozy evenings in front of the fire with a glass of red...

read more

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