Celebrate International Waffle Day with crisp waffles dipped in chocolate KRISTI BISSELL Ture North Kitchen Mark your calendar: March 25 is International Waffle Day in the Nordic countries. It is also the date of the Feast of the Annunciation (also known as Our Lady’s Day), which is why waffle day is celebrated on March 25 in the first place. In the Swedish language, Our Lady’s Day (Vårfrudagen) when pronounced sounds a lot like Våffeldagen (Waffle Day). As a wink and a nod to this linguistic similarity, people in Sweden started celebrating Vårfrudagen by eating waffles. Although Waffle Day originated from an idiosyncrasy in the Swedish language, it is celebrated on March 25 throu
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Kristi Bissell

Kristi Bissell is the founder of True North Kitchen, a Nordic food blog designed for the American home cook. She enjoys creating recipes that celebrate her Scandinavian heritage and that approach traditional Nordic ingredients in a modern, fresh and approachable way. Kristi is a native of Minneapolis and currently resides in Omaha, Neb. When she’s not cooking and baking in her cozy kitchen, Kristi teaches private and corporate yoga classes and leads Scandinavian cooking and baking workshops. For more information, visit her blog, www.true-north-kitchen.com.

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