• Tunnbrödsrulle (Swedish Hotdogs)

    Silvia

    After making lomper I of course had to buy a package of hotdogs to have some traditional Norwegian hotdogs in lomper. And then while I was in the supermarket I spotted some shrimp and thought I could maybe whip up some Skagenröra to add to the hotdogs. And then once…

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  • Skagenröra – Swedish Shrimp Salad

    Silvia

    It’s summer in Scandinavia, and that means everyone here is eating lots and lots of Skagenröra, or Swedish shrimp salad. You can buy ready made Skagenröra in Scandinavian supermarkets, and it’s also a staple on menus in Scandinavian restaurants, especially in the summer. But as is so often the case,…

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  • Traditional Norwegian Lomper – Potato Flatbread

    Silvia

    Lomper are a staple in Norwegian kitchens, and once you learn how to make them I bet they’ll become a staple in yours. They’re tasty, versatile, and healthy. Lomper are soft potato flatbreads, sort of like tortillas, made from potatoes, a bit of all purpose and rye flour, and a…

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  • Fyrstekake – Norwegian Prince Cake

    Silvia

    My parents were visiting me in Bergen last week, so of course I wanted to bake something special for them. And so I thought of fyrstekake, or prince cake in English, a Norwegian classic that I’ve been wanting to make for a while. Two of my very favorite Norwegian desserts…

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  • Silviakaka (Silvia Cake)

    Silvia

    Yes my name is Silvia, but no, I did not name silviakaka, or Silvia cake, after myself. Silviakaka is named after another Scandinavian Silvia, Queen Silvia of Sweden. I first heard of Silvia cake from a Swedish colleague when I worked in a supermarket my first year living in Norway.…

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  • Havreflarn Oat Lace Cookies

    Silvia

    Havreflarn, or oat lace cookies, are popular in Norway and Sweden, and if you don’t live in Scandinavia you might recognize these as Ikea cookies. But personally I think homemade havreflarn cookies are far superior to the Ikea version. Havreflarn are super simple, made with just butter, sugar, an egg,…

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