Category: Taste of Norway

Whole-grain comfort for winter warmth

Trine Hahnemann’s hearty Scandinavian rye bread is easy to make at home—it just requires patience and the right ingredients Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor It’s hard to imagine a more iconic Scandinavian food...

But wait, there’s smørbrød!

Top your rye bread with Nordic flavors Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor I read some years ago in The New Yorker about an elderly woman who attributed her longevity to eating herring. I’d...

Lighter satisfaction for a sweet tooth

Watching your diet after the holidays? This relatively guilt-free dessert might hit the spot Maria Stordahl Nelson Seattle, Wash. Each January, like most people, I look to trim my calorie consumption and focus my...

A warm & healthy meal for a new year

“Brennsnut,” a hearty soup, is meant to be served so hot you might burn your snout Sunny Gandara Arctic Grub Norwegian cuisine wasn’t always as gluttonous as it is today, with its plentitude of...

The simple ingredients of tradition

Most Norwegian cookies use the same few staples, but the possibilities are endless Julie Logue-Riordan Cooking with Julie When I look at Christmases past, one of my happiest memories is of eating the beautiful...

Seven cookies for Christmas

Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor I grew up knowing the tradition of the syv slags kaker—or seven sorts of Norwegian Christmas cookies—by taste rather than by name. Krumkaker, sandkaker, spritz, and any number...

A Nordic Christmas appetizer with heart

Norwegian flavors of caraway and potato make these savory waffles perfect for entertaining Maria Stordahl Nelson Seattle, Wash. If you happen to be a fan of waffles, and quite frankly I know no Scandinavian...