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.

Allemansrätten

The Law At Ingebretsen's, we are huge proponents of being outside throughout the year (you can read about Friluftsliv in winter here). In 1994, Swedish ...
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Appealing chocolate cake with minimal work

Fast and Fancy Cake with Cardamom-kissed Latte

“If I knew you were coming, I would have baked a cake!” It’s a warm, welcoming phrase and with Anne Gillespie Lewis’s Fast and Fancy ...
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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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Have A Nordic Heart (Waffle)

We invite you and your family to have a heart – specifically a delicious one sitting on a plate in front of you. Specifically, of ...
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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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