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Bjørn Dæhlie

Norway’s treasure trove of medals

A brief history of the Winter Olympics’ all-time winningest nation’s exploits Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Before my family left for a year in Norway in 1969, my father told me, a 10-year-old American...

Bergen fish soup

Beloved soup gets a healthy makeover

An updated take on Bergen fish soup makes it accessible to those with dairy sensitivity Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor Bergen holds a special place in my heart. It’s the last bit of...

Ski Club Norge Team USA 2018

Flying from flatlands to Pyeongchang 2018

Three Illinois ski jumpers land on Team USA Nancy Andersen Chicago Can you imagine that some of the United States’ best ski jumpers come from the “flatlands” of northern Illinois? Michael Glasder, 28, of...

Food tourism: Mathallen, Oslo

Food tourism adds a side of culture

Have fork will travel Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American We love to travel. How can we be tourists and enjoy a non-touristy experience at the same time? One answer is the relatively new...

gluten-free Swedish meatballs

Move over, IKEA

These meatballs in gravy don’t just make do without eggs, dairy, and gluten; they make mouths water Daytona Strong Taste of Norway editor It wasn’t that long ago that food allergies and sensitivities were...

Emanuel Vigeland

A tale of two Vigelands

See both artist brothers’ work in Oslo Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American You’ve heard of Gustav Vigeland. One of Norway’s most famous artists, he’s the one behind the intriguing, bizarre sculptures in Oslo’s...

Stavanger travel:

Stavanger like a local

What to do in and around the oil capital Vanessa Brune Stavanger, Norway I’ve recently moved to Stavanger and keep hearing people say that Stavanger can easily be explored in a day as there...

gravlax

The “cure” for the winter gray

The vibrant color of gravlax and its rich salmon flavor wake up the darkest of days Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor The cure begins with sugar, salt, and dill encasing the salmon. By...

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson

An indigenous people in glass

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson brings life to glass Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Maadter Aahka, the title of an exhibit at the UrbanGlass Agnes Varis Art Center Gallery in Brooklyn from Aug. 9 to Sept....