Author: 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,
mushroom stew

Wild about mushrooms

Kristi Bissell of True North Kitchen celebrates autumn with Norwegian Wild Mushroom Stew (kantarellstuing), a savory dish full of flavor.


Rye and Oat Crispbread

Easy, versatile, and delicious, this recipe for rye and oat crispbread from Kristi Bissell is so good it is sure to become a household staple.

bundt cake

The perfect pair

Kristi Bissell of True North Kitchen gets us in the mood for the holidays Scandinavian-style with this delectable pear cardamom bundt cake.

Toast Skagen

Kristi Bissel of True North Kitchen offers her delightful take on the classic Toast Skagen in this edition of Taste of Norway.