Tagged: Culinary Traditions

From one generation to another

Outside Oslo’s Daytona Strong reflects on sharing tradition in the kitchen Sometimes it’s a grandmother’s wedding ring, other times a great grandfather’s Bible inscribed with handwritten notes about special dates. When it comes to...

Pickled herring for all!

Three variations on a classic that are sure to please Are you a pickled herring lover? Dress up this delicious classic and enjoy a twist on an old favorite. Or maybe you have a...

A sweet Lenten tradition

Celebrate heritage and tradition by baking delicious fastelavnsboller By Judith H. Dern Special to the Norwegian American Weekly Craving something deliciously sweet before Lent begins? How about a warm-from-the-oven, cream-filled fastelavn bun? Although Lent...

Fårikålens festday

Did you know that the classic Norwegian dish, fårikål, has its own day? On the last Thursday in September, fårikål celebrates its own national holiday. As the cool fall weather begins to set in,...

Smörgas Chef

Bringing Scandinavian flavors to the U.S. By Håkon Vinje New York, N.Y. For the Norwegian American Weekly The Smörgås Chef Restaurant Group was founded in 2003 by Norwegian chef and entrepreneur Morten Sohlberg and...

Tallest Man Meets Largest Gingerbread Man

In Norway, 8-foot-1-inch Tall Sultan Koesen unveils cookie that weighs 1,435 pounds The world’s tallest man has unveiled what’s touted as the world’s largest gingerbread man at an Ikea store in Oslo. The Ikea’s...

Norwegian cooking series not rip off, court rules

A Norwegian court has reached a verdict in the legal battle between Viasat-owned broadcaster TV3 and ProSiebenSat.1-owned rival TVNorge over the alleged plagiarism of ITV Studios’ Come Dine With Me format, writes C21media.net A...

Milestone for Norwegian research

On September 7, the Research Council of Norway (RCN) awarded NOK 181 million for research infrastructure. The allocation is the first of a national investment initiative that runs to 2017. The allocation means the...