Christmas

  • Kakemenn

    Kakemenn, cake men, are vanilla cookies and a favourite among kids at Christmas. They are easy to make, fun to decorate, and go well with rich drinks such as...

  • Advent Countdown

    In Norway, Advent season is when Norwegians prepare for Christmas. Even though it is the darkest time of the year, it is full of activity, lights, parties and yummy food. Advent is essentially a...

  • Nisse Season: Picking the Fjøsnisse from the Julenisse

    It seems that julenisse is starting to steal fjøsnisse’s style and colour, as Norwegians prefer natural fibers and designs. Julenisse is beginning to drop it’s all red suit and go for grey, fur and Norwegian patterns instead.

  • Christmas Rib

    Ribbe (roast pork rib) is a classic on the Norwegian Christmas table. The rib, which is actually a whole side of pork rather than just spare ribs, is very rich and juicy and is...