Category: Taste of Norway

the inside of The Norwegian breakfast pub

The Norwegian

The Norwegian, a breakfast pub in Rockford, Ill., emphasizes good food, community-building, and a deep respect for the land from which the food is sourced.


Fit for a princess

Inspired by Atlantic Crossing, Christy Olsen Field shares her recipe for prinsessepudding (princess pudding), a god gammeldags (the good ol’ days) dessert.

the counter of Ana's Bakeri

Baked with kjærlighet

Taste of Norway editor Christy Olsen Field interviews Ana Fanakrå of Ana’s Bakeri in Colorado about her approach to baked goods and her new shop.

the founders of BjornQorn

Darn good popcorn

Taste of Norway Editor Christy Olsen Field interviews Bjorn Qorn founder Bjorn Quenemoen about his Norwegian roots and approach to popcorn.

a koldtbord of scrambled eggs and varies sliced meats

Too hot to cook

For these hot summer days, our Taste of Norway editor offers a Norwegian-inspired summer meal, the koldtbord, that requires minimal heat and prep work.

the crowded inside of the FIKA cafe

Be our guest

Taste of Norway Editor Christy Olsen Field interviews Blake Meier, executive chef of FIKA, the cafe at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis.


A work of art

Behold the smörgåstårta: a savory cake made with layers of bread and sandwich fillings that is “frosted” with mayonnaise. It’s a Swedish speciality!

A door sign that reads, "Ørkenoy: Uncharted Inspiration"

Uncharted inspiration

New to the Chicago food scene, Ørkenoy brings together art, beer, cocktails, and Nordic-inspired food in a creative venture in Humboldt Park.