Nordic Food Traditions

Eureka It’s Time For Fika

Yesterday (September 29th) was National Coffee Day and Friday (October 4th) is Cinnamon Bun Day, or Kanelbullens dag, an annual ...
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Krumkake and Kransekage: Hard to Say But Great To Eat

The kids are back in school; the State Fair is over; the sweatshirts are at the ready -- and that ...
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Scandinavian Grilling Ideas

It’s 35 days until autumn begins, and you’ve had a summer of full of your favorite and familiar grilled meats ...
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Semla Day Is Coming

March 5th is Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday or, in Sweden it is “Semmeldagen” (the day of the Semla). This ...
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Herring and Sill and Klädesholmen – Oh My

Swedes eat over 3,000 tons (that’s 6,600,000+ pounds) of pickled herring every year. That’s literally a boatload of herring. The ...
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Add Some Peppermint To Your Holiday (And Everyday)

A wonderful Swedish treat for the holidays (and any other time of year) is Polkagris, a candy that was invented ...
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Liquorice – The Real Thing

Did you know that licorice (or liquorice) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavor can be ...
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Tales of the City – Copenhagen Food

Danish chef and author Trine Hahnemann will sign her latest book, Copenhagen Food, at Ingebretsen’s, 1601 E. Lake Street from ...
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Lefse — We LOVE It!!!!!

Lefse ... what can you say about lefse? Well you could say this: Lefse ... it’s as Norwegian as, well, ...
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Spice Up Your Life

When people say they want to add some spice to their life it is usually because their life is a ...
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