• Brun Lapskaus: Norwegian Beef & Vegetable Root Stew

    Silvia

    Lapskaus is secretly one of my favorite Norwegian dishes. I say secretly, because I suspect that lapskaus might be considered old man’s food. At least, when I worked in a supermarket our kitchen would make lapskaus, and it always seemed to be the older, single male farmers who would buy…

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  • Chocolate Orange Truffles

    Silvia

    Happy New Year! I spent my New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh with my friends Catriona and Samantha, dancing the year away at a Scottish ceilidh dance. And yes, I ate all the haggis. I’ve written all about my visit to Edinburgh on my travel blog here. Now I’m back home…

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  • Sarah Bernhardt Cookies

    Silvia

    Sarah Bernhardt cookies (also spelled Sara Bernard) were developed in Denmark and named after a French actress, but they’ve become popular cookies to make during Christmas here in Norway. Though really I wish people would make these year-round, as they’re so delicious. Update: my friend’s boyfriend just made these for…

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  • Risboller – Puffed Rice Balls

    Silvia

    As a child I was always so excited when my family would spend Christmas with my Norwegian Aunt Hege, because she made the best Christmas cookies. And she’s so much fun and I love her, of course. But also her Christmas cookies are amazing. And my second favorite cookies she…

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  • Mandelflarn – Norwegian Almond Lace Cookies

    Silvia

    Today is my mom’s birthday! And I’m celebrating by baking some of the best Norwegian Christmas cookies: mandelflarn, or almond lace cookies. Or at least my family always makes these for Christmas, but you really can bake these any time of year. They’re very similar to their oat cousins, havreflarn,…

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  • Norwegian Krumkake Christmas Cookies

    Silvia

    It’s snowing here in Bergen today, so I am in full Christmas mode. I actually hadn’t expected much snow at all this winter when I moved from Tromsø to Bergen, so the snow came as such a nice surprise! And so I’m celebrating with lots of Christmas baking. My copy…

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