Easter treat

Serve appelsinfromasj for a taste of Norway this Easter KRISTI BISSELL Taste of Norway Editor The Norwegian American One might not immediately associate Norway with oranges. They certainly don’t grow in the cold and sometimes harsh Nordic climate. But as it turns out, Norwegians adore oranges, particularly at Easter time. Twenty million oranges are consumed in Norway over the course of the Easter holiday each year. It is thought that this tradition originated from Norwegian merchant ships returning at Easter time with the year’s first citrus harvest from southern Europe. Surely it was a welcome sight after a long, dark winter. In celeb
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Kristi Bissell

Kristi Bissell is the founder of True North Kitchen, a Nordic food blog designed for the American home cook. She enjoys creating recipes that celebrate her Scandinavian heritage and that approach traditional Nordic ingredients in a modern, fresh and approachable way. Kristi is a native of Minneapolis and currently resides in Omaha, Neb. When she’s not cooking and baking in her cozy kitchen, Kristi teaches private and corporate yoga classes and leads Scandinavian cooking and baking workshops. For more information, visit her blog, www.true-north-kitchen.com.

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