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  • Finnish Oven Pancake (Pannukakku) Created: Monday, April 28, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    A quick and simple recipe for Pannukakku, the premier oven baked pancake of Finland. Serve with whipped cream and fresh fruit either as a main course pancake or a light dessert.
  • Cinnamon Rolls (Kanelbullar) Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    Scandinavian cinnamon rolls, Kanelbullar, are light, delicately spiced sweet breads that marry perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea.
  • Sweet Yeasted Bread (Vetebröd) Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    Sweet yeasted breads in Scandinavia are formed into a variety of beautiful shapes depending upon the occasion. Spiced with cardamom, they are far less sugary than most processed coffee breads.
  • St. Lucia Buns (Lussekatter) Created: Sunday, December 07, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    The presentation by a family's eldest daughter of St. Lucia buns on December 13th is a time-honored Swedish tradition.
  • Gevalia Coffee Comes to U.S. Groceries Created: Friday, March 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    Product review of Sweden's Gevalia coffee
  • What is Potato Starch Flour? - A Scandinavian Cooking Definition Created: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    A definition of potato starch flour, a staple for Scandinavian baking, which is often used for thickening sauces, gravies, stews, and soups.
  • Swedish Wolf's Paw Cocktail Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
    How to make the signature drink of Icebar Stockholm.
  • Basic Cardamom Dough Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    Basic Scandinavian Cardamom Dough - A basic Scandinavian cardamom dough recipe that forms the base for numerous yeasted sweet breads, coffee cakes, buns, and rolls.
  • Seven Cookies Crumbling Created: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    No Scandinavian holiday gathering would be complete without at least seven types of Christmas cookies.
  • Swedish Limpa Bread Created: Monday, February 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    Also known as Vortlimpa, Sweden's limpa bread is commonly made with different ingredients at various times of the year, particularly at Christmas time.
  • Kransekake - Norwegian Ring Cake Created: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
    Kransekake, or "Ring Cake," is the signature cake of Norway, earning pride of place on wedding, birthday, graduation, and holiday banquet tables.
  • Basic Spelt Pie Crust Created: Saturday, October 29, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
    How to make a basic spelt pie crust for Nordic pies and savory quiches.
  • Basic Lefse Recipe Created: Sunday, December 06, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014
    Basic recipe for Norwegian potato lefse.
  • Basic Danish Pancake Balls (Aebleskiver) Recipe Created: Sunday, April 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    A recipe for Aebleskiver, Danish Pancake Balls - a favorite pastry in both Denmark and in Danish-American communities.
  • Chocolate Sticky Cake (Kladdkaka) Created: Saturday, March 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    An easy recipe for Swedish Kladdkaka, Chocolate Sticky Cake - a chocolate lover's dream come true. Decadent and quick to prepare whenever a chocolate craving strikes.
  • All About Cardamom, Scandinavia's Favorite Spice Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    All about cardamom, Scandinavia's favorite spice
  • What are Lingonberries? - A Scandinavian Cooking Definition Created: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014
    A definition of lingonberries, a key food in the Scandinavian diet
  • Basic Krumkake Recipe Created: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    Norwegian Krumkake Cookies - A Recipe for Krumkake Cookies from Norway
  • How to Prepare Gravlax Created: Saturday, February 09, 2008 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    Cold-cured with sugar, salt, and fresh dill, gravlax has a fresh, delicate flavor and is delicious served either as an elegant appetizer or as an unbeatable topping for smørrebrød, De...
  • America's Favorite Scandinavian Almond Cake Recipe Created: Sunday, November 15, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    One of the most popular Scandinavian almond cake recipes.
  • Rice Porridge (Risengrød in Danish, Risgrynsgröt in Swedish) Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Rice Porridge, Risengrød, is traditionally served on Christmas Eve in Denmark and Sweden. One places a single blanched almond in the porridge before serving; whoever finds it will be married...
  • Kjötsúpa, Icelandic Lamb Soup Created: Saturday, September 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Kjotsupa, Icelandic Lamb Soup, is a traditional recipe that optimizes the flavors of root vegetables including carrots, rutabagas, and potatoes.
  • Siggi's Icelandic-Style Skyr Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    A review of Siggi's Icelandic-Style Skyr
  • Lutefisk Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Lutefisk, long a holiday food tradition among Scandinavian-Americans, is dried stockfish (normally cod or ling, but haddock and pollock can also be used) that has been brined in lye, soaked to remo...
  • Marinated Cucumber Salad (in Swedish, Inlagd Gurka) Created: Monday, February 11, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Sliced paper-thin and marinated in a sweetened mixture of vinegar and lemon juice, these cucumbers serve as a light, fresh complement to any meal.
  • Rødgrød med Fløde - Danish Red Berry Pudding with Cream Created: Monday, July 12, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Red berry pudding with cream is Denmark's unofficial national dessert.
  • What are Cloudberries? Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    So prized in Scandinavia (since they don't lend themselves to commercial cultivation), that gatherers keep the locations of patches well-kept secrets.
  • Scandinavian-style Waffles, with Love Created: Friday, January 14, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Cardamom waffles that everyone will love, especially when served heart-shaped and accompanied by lingonberry jam. Make 10 with this recipe.
  • How to Make Icelandic Skyr Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Find illustrated, step-by-step instructions for making homemade Icelandic skyr, much thicker than American or even Greek yogurt and loaded with probiotics.
  • A Review of Sweden's Daim Candy Created: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    These mini candy bars contain a center of almond-flavored toffee, covered by a thin layer of the caliber of chocolate that only Europeans can concoct.
  • Top Terms and Phrases to Know in Scandinavian Cooking Video Created: Monday, May 20, 2013 Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013
    Learn which ingredients and dishes are common in Scandinavian cooking, and what dishes are frequently cooked from this region.
  • Specialty Tools Needed to Bake Scandinavian Food Video Created: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
    Scandinavian baking requires some tools you might not find in an ordinary kitchen. This video will go over some specialty tools needed for Scandinavian baking.

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