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Butter, family, and flour

Lauren Carlson of Scandilø Baked Goods shares her Norwegian roots and love of baking in upstate New York Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Instagram is my favorite social media platform. I scroll...

The negative impact of wind power

A conundrum for Norway M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway is a long, mountainous country exposed to the winds of the North Atlantic. For wind power, that’s both good and bad news. The good...

‘Climate roar’ is new word of the year

Global climate crisis creates new word in Norwegian language The Local The importance placed on the global climate crisis by young people in Norway has been highlighted by this year’s selection for the country’s...

Santa Lucia Crown Bread

Saffron bread makes for a stunning presentation that’s easy to prepare Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Santa Lucia is on my mind this time of the year, and I often find myself...

Norsk 101: Lussekatter

Lussekatter: A celebration of light on Lucia Day (Lussekatter: En feiring av lys på Luciadagen) Language practice with Christie Ericson December 13 (Den 13. desember) is my favorite day of the year (er favoritt...

Erlend’s Entanglement

  Fiction by Jennifer Willis Erlend dropped the spoon into his bowl and made a sour face. The Christmas porridge was ruined, though he’d watched Harold prepare the holiday treat with his own hands....

Norway lights up D.C.’s Union Station

Following a tradition begun in 1997, the Royal Norwegian Embassy presented the people of Washington, D.C., with a Christmas tree at Union Station on Dec. 3. The annual gift honors the long friendship between...

Lillestrøm women’s soccer

Lillestrøm wins fifth Norwegian Cup in six years and sixth straight Toppserien Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After a 2-2 draw against Kolbotn on Oct. 20, Lillestrøm (LSK) Kvinner won their sixth consecutive Toppserien soccer...

Solberg calls for global response

Norwegian PM sees need for world to come together in the Paris Agreement Victoria Garza Norway Today Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (H) is one of several leaders who are calling for a climate...