In Norway it is the chicken that is the symbol of Easter and the Easter egg the traditional treat. The eggs themselves, made of paper or cardboard, are a fairly new tradition and are specifically for wrapping Easter sweets. They are brightly decorated and come in many different sizes – normal to huge. Smågodt, [...]
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Decorating the whole house for Christmas is a big tradition in Norway. It is certainly worth all the fuss as it not only creates a great atmosphere but your work will be up during the whole Christmas season – from December til mid-January. (That’s better than displaying your artwork at most galleries!) No table is [...]
Kransekake is a cake made from almonds, icing sugar and egg whites. The dough is a little coarser than marzipan and sometimes has specs of almond skin as a ‘rustic’ feature. The cake is often served at holiday celebrations like Christmas and for weddings. Even though kransekaker is a ‘cake’ it is rather more like [...]