Entries Tagged ‘Celebration’

Easter Eggs

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, […]

Godt Nytt År!: Happy New Year!

We at My Little Norway wish all our readers a Happy New Year!

Norwegian Christmas Decorating

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 Recipe

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 […]

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