June 7 is the “Day of the Skillingsbolle”—yum!

Bergen's favorite pastry for 500 years KRISTI BISSELL Taste for Norway Editor The Norwegian American Should you find yourself in a Bergen café or bakery contemplating your options for a morning treat, consider skillingsboller, the signature pastry of the city.These soft buns are made with a tender, sweet cardamom dough that is slathered with butter and generously covered with sugar and cinnamon before being rolled into a circular shape. After a brief stay in the oven, they are brushed with more melted butter and sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. Add a cup of coffee and your day is off to a very delicious start. While there are many
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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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