Category: Taste of Norway

A taste of the Far North

The third annual Smak Svalbard festival is one of Europe’s most interesting food festivals Elizabeth Bourne Longyearbyen, Norway Have you ever wondered what seal tastes like? Or thought that eating smalahove would be cool?...

The Dumpling Project: Kumla

Mary Holoun Bellevue, Neb. Wikipedia says “Kumla” is a city in central Sweden, but our Sons of Norway Elveby Lodge book club insists it is also a Norwegian dumpling. The Kumla Project began in...

Trine Sandberg

Gather around the table

An interview with Norwegian food blogger and cookbook author Trine Sandberg Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Trines Matblogg (Trine’s Food Blog) is always near the top of every Google search I do...

Måneskinnspudding

Delicious decadence by moonlight

Make Edvard Grieg’s favorite dessert at home Christy Olsen Fleld Taste of Norway Editor In honor of Edvard Grieg, I am excited to share his favorite dessert: Måneskinnspudding, or Moonlight Pudding. It’s a creamy...

Norwegian apple recipes

An eple a day: recipes from Norway

Get ready for Norwegian Apple Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday in September Christy Olsen Field The Norwegian American I have become something of a gardener this year. No one is more surprised than...

Uffda Hospitality

Uffda Hospitality

Serving up Nordic love in Louisville Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Louisville, Kentucky, might be best known for Derby Pie and the Mint Julep, but Uffda Hospitality delivers traditional Scandinavian flavors with...

Fruene

The world’s northernmost chocolatier

In Fruene, Longyearbyen’s meeting place, enjoy polar bear and dinosaur chocolates Elizabeth Bourne Longyearbyen, Svalbard Polar bears. Glaciers. Dinosaurs. These are a few of the high-quality chocolates that Tove Eide crafts as the world’s...