Author: Kristi Bissell

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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,

Dronningens juvel

Taste of Norway Editor Kristi Bissell shares her recipe for the Dronningens juvel, a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake with bananas and whipped cream.

Cocktail “Kom hjem”

Taste of Norway Editor Kristi Bissell and Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall create a signature drink, “Kom hjem!” for Norway House’s royal visit.