Nordic Lifestyle

What makes the Nordic countries some of the happiest on earth? Read on about Scandinavian traditions, ways of life, and how we embrace the Nordic lifestyle.

Applesauce with Elderflower Syrup and Cardamom

The apple, a plump and tasty member of the rose family, began its journey west as a small, unprepossessing, and bitter orb. After a few ...
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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, ...
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Scandinavian Midsummer

Midsummer, an observation of the longest day of the year, is celebrated in each of the Scandinavian countries. Originally a pagan holiday, Midsummer is celebrated ...
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Embracing Friluftsliv

When the temperatures fall and the light fades, staying in and bundling up feels natural. In the parts of the world that are blanketed with ...
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Candy People – gummies you can feel good about

The Sour Dala Horses and Sour Vikings from the Candy People are pretty much the perfect gummy candy: sweet, tart, a soft, chewy texture, and ...
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It’s February – Have A Nordic Heart (Waffle)

It is the beginning of February and we invite you and your family to have a heart – specifically a delicious one sitting on a ...
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Move over Ole and Lena . . .

. . . and Sven and Lars. The top baby names in Scandinavia for 2018 doesn’t have an Ole or Lena in the bunch. Still ...
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Smörgåsbord Time Is Here

The word Smörgåsbord in the United States is often defined as any old buffet that offers a large choice of food. However, the word originated ...
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Let There Be Light

We are in that portion of the year where the days are short and the nights are long and in some parts of the world ...
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Advent Is In The Air

Advent is almost here. Of course we all know what this means: You can play and listen to holiday music without people thinking you’re “rushing ...
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