Category: Taste of Norway

Icelandic Happy Marriage Cake

From humble oat to buttery pie crust

Baking with oats Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor When it comes to baking with grains other than—or in addition to—wheat, Nordic recipes provide ample opportunities to create something delicious. One of my favorite...

spelt crust quiche

Ancient grains enliven this quiche

Spelt flour is a healthful—and flavorful—complement to asparagus and leek Maria Stordahl Nelson Seattle Recently I watched a story on a major news network that expounded on the many virtues of the use of...

Bakeland cookbook

Playful desserts, inspired by nature

Bakeland cookbook features Nordic flavors and ingredients with a quirky look Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor When it comes to Scandinavian baking, it’s hard to beat a classic cone-shaped krumkake or bløtkake with...

Cardamom sugar cookies

Touch of cardamom, bounty of memories

Cherished cardamom gives a delightful touch to these festive sugar cookies Maria Stordahl Nelson Seattle Cardamom, as many of us know, is one of those complex, inherently delicious spices that is beloved and cherished...

Lagom: The Swedish Art of Eating Harmoniously by Steffi Knowles-Dellner:

Look out, hygge, lagom is on the way

Cookbook shows how delicious the Swedish idea of balance and moderation can be Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor There’s been plenty of talk of hygge in recent years. But almost as soon as...

Sunny Gandara

NorVegan book reimagines classic recipes

Sunny Gandara publishes e-cookbook of her favorite Norwegian foods made vegan Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor Some years ago I became acquainted with Sunny Gandara, a fellow food writer living on the opposite...

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...

boller

Whiff of cardamom, flood of memories

Don’t fear making these delicious and nostalgic Norwegian boller in your own home Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor It smelled like the neighborhood Scandinavian bakery in my home the other day, with the...

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...