Traditional Food

The Olafsen Family’s Christmas Eve – A Traditional Norwegian 24 December

Like many other Norwegian families, the Olafsen family decorates the house for Christmas on “Little Christmas Eve”, 23 December. (Photo illustration: ThorNews). Christmas Eve is one of the highlights of the year, especially for the youngest members of the family…. Read More ›

Travel Food for Vikings

What Did the Vikings Eat? We know little of the recipes from the Viking era, but know a lot about the ingredients the Vikings had at their disposal through archaeological excavations. It is among others found “remnants” of food in… Read More ›

Ode to Norwegian Brown Cheese

(Illustrating   By Rebecca Dinerstein,  published in the The New Yorker on June 11, 2015   It’s frightening to tell a Norwegian while she hacks up cod filet that you don’t eat fish. It’s blasphemous, and inconvenient. It’s a… Read More ›