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  • Simply Poached Prawns with Herb Sauce (A Recipe from My New Cookbook)

    Prawns with Herb Sauce

    My second cookbook, The Pescatarian Cookbook for Beginners: 75 Recipes to Kick-Start Your Healthy Lifestyle, is now available! The book was officially released into the world yesterday, and I’m delighted to be able to inspire readers are adopting a new healthy lifestyle but still want to enjoy delicious food without feeling deprived. If you’re anything like me, you’ve let some healthy nutrition and lifestyle decisions slip during this pandemic. (Hello, I’m the author of a Scandinavian BAKING book!!). I suspect you’re also eager to prioritize healthy habits again. I have good news for you: I created this book with hopes…

  • Queen’s Berries Martini

    I grew up sipping gold from crystal glasses. Martinelli’s apple cider was the champagne of holiday feasts at my paternal grandparents’ house, and even as a child I interpreted that cider as I should have: a symbol of true Norwegian…

  • Kvæfjordkake, the “World’s Best Cake”

    If you’ve ever had a bite of Kvæfjordkake, then you likely understand why this cake is also known as verdens beste kake or world’s best cake. With layers of buttery cake, delicate meringue, silky vanilla cream, and chopped almonds, it…

  • A Summer Salad with Strawberries and Rye

    Some years ago, after years of studying old Scandinavian and New Nordic cooking, it hit me: A reason why Nordic cooking makes so much sense to me was not just because of my heritage and family culture, but also my…

  • Grandma Adeline’s Lefse

    Grandma Adeline was a professional lefse baker back in the day. Here is her recipe, with detailed instructions as I learned the steps from her.

  • Midsummer Picnic Potato Salad

    Midsummer might just be one of my favorite times of the Scandinavian year—specifically because of the food. Think smoked or cured salmon and pickled herring, potato salad, berries, aquavit, and beer. Celebrations might involve picnics and bonfires, and in Sweden,…

  • Coming Soon: The Pescatarian Cookbook for Beginners

    Post includes affiliate links; read more by clicking here. If you’re anything like me, you’ve let some healthy nutrition and lifestyle decisions slip during this pandemic. (Hello, I’m the author of a Scandinavian BAKING book!!). I suspect you’re also eager to prioritize healthy habits again. I have…