Entries Tagged ‘traditional’

Quick Lapskaus

Our family has been very busy with the festival and it has been very important to keep up our energy and health.  We have needed a quick meal to suit all the family and so we have enjoyed the old and faithful Norwegian dish Lapskaus – the quick version.  This meal has been great for […]

Home-made Julebrød

One thing I have learnt about coming to Norway is that bread and cakes turn out much better when you do as the Norwegians do.  I’ve tried many times to bake my Australian bread recipes and for some reason they never quite turn out the way they should.  I don’t really know the reason why […]

Christmas Star

The Christmas Star flower, more commonly called poinsettia, is found in nearly every Norwegian home during Christmas. Its star-shaped petals and deep red colour make it a popular holiday decoration. It also thrives in low-light conditions, making it ideal for Norwegian winters. The tradition of using this flower at Christmas actually originated in Mexico in […]

Saint Lucia Day

Today the celebration is observed in schools and community organisations all over the country.

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