• Bergen Fish Soup and Crispbread

    Bergen Fish Soup (Bergensk fiskesuppe)

    Everyone has their own idea of a place, a snapshot memory encapsulating the scenes, smells, and moods they experienced there. One person’s Paris is different than another’s. A visit to Seattle might be dreary for one and vibrant for another. With…

  • Norwegian Rhubarb Cake

    Classic Norwegian Rhubarb Cake

    Oh springtime, you most gentle of seasons, on one day you bring sunshine and warmth, and on the next a tranquil fog. The quiet morning unfolds with the aroma of coffee as I unload the dishwasher and begin the next…

  • Norwegian Vaffler

    Family Classics: Norwegian Waffles

    I believe that food is a connector. Both to the people we love and to our heritage. I began writing about Scandinavian food in 2009 a couple of months after Grandma Agny passed away; the grief had struck me in…

  • Banana Sandwich

    Banana Sandwich, or Banansmørbrød

    Breakfast is all about getting back to the basics in our home. A little protein, some whole grains, a milk-based product, and fresh fruit–that’s about all it takes on the average weekday (special recipes are reserved for the slower-paced weekend…

  • My Original Lingonberry Recipes in Our Amazing Norway

    As you probably know from reading Outside Oslo, I enjoy taking items frequently found in Norwegian and Scandinavian kitchens and coming up with new and original ways to use them. I had the opportunity recently to write an article about…