Category: Taste of Norway

Staying alive in the frozen north

What is it like to live and eat in Longyearbyen, the world’s northernmost city? Elizabeth Bourne Seattle What safety net? Norway’s admirable social-services network doesn’t exist in Svalbard. There’s no welfare, or health insurance,...

Former contributor publishes cookbook

Nevada Berg’s North Wild Kitchen showcases the delight of Norwegian cooking The Editors The Norwegian American The moment we’ve been waiting for is here. Former Taste of Norway contributor Nevada Berg has published her...

Enjoy a shot (or cocktail) of hospitality

New book of drink recipes features Scandi warmth and conviviality in every glass Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor It can be hard to find a Scandinavian-inspired cocktail that doesn’t involve aquavit. Yet the...

troll cream

A magical dessert with a mythical name

Troll cream Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor The first time I heard about trollkrem (troll cream) some years ago, I was mystified. The name seemed more linked to Scandinavian folklore than a traditional...

What makes a pancake Norwegian?

Swedish pancakes are relatively well known in the US, but Norway has its own version Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor When I was growing up, Swedish pancakes were a fixture of special breakfasts...

Tasting hygge, one recipe at a time

Cookbook showcases the essence of this attractive Scandinavian way of life Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor In recent years, it’s been interesting to watch an explosion of books about hygge on the market....

Summer’s bounty wrapped in a book

Brontë Aurell’s ScandiKitchen Summer celebrates the freshness of the season Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor Summertime might just be the most delicious season. From the sun-kissed berries that usher it in to the...