Author: Christy Olsen Field

Christy Olsen Field
Christy Olsen Field became the Taste of Norway Editor in April 2019. She worked on the editorial staff of the Norwegian American Weekly from 2008 to 2012. An enthusiastic home cook and baker, she lives north of Seattle with her husband and two young sons. She is also a grantwriter for small nonprofits in the Seattle area.
dine like a Viking with Viking cuisine

Dine like a Viking

In celebration of our Viking issue, our Taste of Norway editor takes a dive into the world of Viking cuisine and shares three authentic Viking recipes.

egg og løk paj

Springtime supper

For your Easter table this year, our Taste of Norway editor shares her recipe for ost og løkpai (cheese and onion tart), a fresh and satisfying dish.

waffles

It’s waffle time!

For International Waffle Day, our Taste of Norway editor offers a fresh take on Norwegian vafler to satisfy a savory craving: bruschetta waffles.

Hvit dame kake

Simply elegant

Hvit dame kake, a decadent, almond-forward cake rich with Norwegian tradition, is a perfect celebration cake for weddings, baptisms, and Syttende Mai.

Americakes

What a treat!

Our Taste of Norway editor Christy Olsen Field interviews American expat Mary Jørstad about her bakery Americakes in Hamar, Norway.

Sølvkake

Winner of a cake

Christy Olsen Field shares her recipe for sølvkake, a citrusy variation of poundcake that makes a perfect treat for a coffee break or dessert.

Fjåk chocolate

Honestly delicious

Taste of Norway editor Christy Olsen Field shares her interview with the owner of Fjåk Chocolate, Norway’s first bean-to-bar chocolatier.

fiskegrateng

Comfort food from Norway

For the cold winter nights ahead, Christy Olsen Field offers a delicious recipe for Norwegian comfort food Fiskegrateng, a fish and macaroni casserole.