Entries Tagged ‘traditional’

My Little Norway’s Bunad Giveaway

After great debate, here is our Top Five list for the Bunad Giveaway. Thank you to everyone who submitted a story. Moose and I waited until tonight to read them all at once.  It was a fun read but challenging to pick the Top Five. Now it’s over to our readers to choose which Norwegian […]

Bunad Giveaway

We have a children’s Bunad to give-away in celebration of this coming Syttende Mai (May 17), Norway’s National Day of Independence. Over the next few weeks we are holding a little competition for one lucky reader to win this traditional dress and have it sent to them for May 17. A Bunad is a traditional […]


I’ve never liked ‘lard rings’ (smultringer) as they were always dry, heavy and gluggy and left an awful taste in your mouth.  The first time I went to a Norwegian shop I gasped ‘donuts’ and Moose just smirked.  Trying to eat them was a monstrous task.  Not only was I trying to impress Moose by […]

Christmas Sausage – Julepølse

Julepølse (Christmas sausage) can be used as trimmings with Norwegian rib roast or stand as its own meal.  The sausages can be white and red (smoked) and are often seen on the same plate.  They are a lot fatter than normal Norwegian pølser and are usually baked in the oven with lard.  The tops of […]

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