Traditional Food

Christmas Traditions: Norwegian Rice Porridge

Norwegians love to eat traditional “risengrynsgrøt” with sugar, cinnamon and “smørøye” (English: “butter eye”) during Christmas. (Photo:   December is the undisputed “porridge-month” in Norway, and during this period 35 percent of all Norwegians consume rice porridge four times or… Read More ›

Kransekake – A Festal Highlight

No Constitution Day without Kransekake. (Photo: When Norwegians celebrate Constitution Day on May 17, several elements must be in place including Bunad, Norwegian flags, hotdogs, marching band music, and not least -Kransekake. Kransekake, this glory of almonds, powdered sugar… Read More ›