Category: Taste of Norway

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...

Homemade: A gift of heritage and history

Scandinavian cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas talks about her new memoir Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor It’s fair to say that Beatrice Ojakangas has lived a life influenced by food. And given the sheer...

Homemade and heartfelt

Two friends share their Christmas gift-giving plans—with easy recipes for you Christy Olsen Field Seattle, Wash. Dianna Walla Tromsø, Norway Kjære Dianna! Can you believe that we are in the last couple months of...

A Nordic cookbook for every celebration

Scandinavian Gatherings brings Scandinavian inspiration to brunch, tea, birthdays, and Jul Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor So much of Scandinavian food is connected to hospitality. A new cookbook, Scandinavian Gatherings by Melissa Bahen,...