It’s Almost Time For Påskekrim (Easter Crime)

Norway is known as having one of the strangest holiday traditions – Påskekrim – reading about gruesome murders over the Easter holiday. So we’re taking a minute to dive into how this tradition started. Perhaps it is time for you to climb on the Oslo-to-Bergen train, first stop Påskekrim: It All Started with Fake News… More It’s Almost Time For Påskekrim (Easter Crime)

A supremely simple smoked salmon tart with cucumber salad

When you invite friends over for dinner, there are usually one or two people who ask sincerely, “What can I do to help?” Line up the ingredients for the simple smoked salmon tart, hand your new assistant a printout of the recipe, and say, “Here. Please make this.” Assembling the tart is easy. Pinching the… More A supremely simple smoked salmon tart with cucumber salad

The Power of Sisu

Have you ever seen the Finnish word, “sisu,” [SEE-soo] and wondered what it meant? Sisu is at the root of the culture of Finland. It’s also a concept that can be hard to define. Writer Katja Pantzar moved to Finland, before writing her book The Finnish Way. She immersed herself into Finnish culture and found… More The Power of Sisu