• Kvæfjordkake: Norway’s National Cake

    If you’ve ever eaten a slice of Kvæfjordkake, you probably know that the cake pretty much speaks for itself. With its layers of buttery cake, delicate meringue, silky vanilla cream, and chopped almonds, it’s rich yet light, each bite almost like a…

  • Scandi-Style Salmon Burger in The Norwegian American

    A taste for the sea must run in my blood. Wild salmon grilled, cured, or smoked; oily silver-blue mackerel salted and grilled; humble cod, elegant with its understated opaque white flakes–these are foods my kitchen knows well. Most of the time…

  • Norwegian Fluffy Sweet Omelet

    Norwegian Fluffy Sweet Omelet

    The holiday of the moment may be Valentine’s Day, but I’m popping in here for a moment to let you know that this Sunday is also Norwegian Mother’s Day. If you’re not already marking the occasion, why not surprise the mothers…

  • Kaffefromasj

    News from the Norwegian American Weekly (plus Kaffefromasj)

    We’ll get to the dessert in a moment. But first I can’t wait to announce that I’m the new food editor for the Norwegian American Weekly! Starting this week, I’ll be shaping the paper’s Taste of Norway section, sharing everything from traditional…

  • Our Amazing Norway Brunost Article with Cover

    New Article: How to Enjoy Brunost in Our Amazing Norway

    One of my favorite things about being a food writer is sharing the ingredients, food ideas, and recipes I love with readers from all over. Growing up in a Norwegian-American family, I developed a taste for Norwegian goat cheese as…