Themes and variations on Fika favorites – Du Nord’s Frieda Liqueur and Glögg Cake

Glögg Cake and Quick Biscotti Recipe A cup of coffee and a slice of almond cake. For generations of Scandinavians and their North American brethren, this has been a recipe for enjoying a little break and the company of family, friends, or co-workers. The time spent is usually short and the conversation ordinary, but the… More Themes and variations on Fika favorites – Du Nord’s Frieda Liqueur and Glögg Cake

Leif Erickson Day

Leif Erickson Day was declared a national holiday in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson. On October 9 each year, celebrations occur to honor this Greenlander, but why? Leif Erickson was only twenty years old, in year 1,000, when he became a missionary for King Olaf of Norway. His task from this powerful leader was to… More Leif Erickson Day