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A Scandi Midsummer Feast

Midsummer is traditionally marked across all the Scandinavian countries with celebrations, festivals and even bonfires – in some countries the festivities go on for the entire week of summer solstice, in others you’ll find the feasting restricted to the 21st or … Continue reading

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Lemon and vanilla bircher muesli

Lemon zest has that marvelous ability to perk up even the most humdrum of dishes. Spritzing some zest on a broad bean and three-cheese risotto I made the other night added just the right note of freshness to an otherwise … Continue reading

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Fiery ginger, orange, lemon, banana and manuka honey smoothie

It’s that time of year when even the sprightliest of early birds fails to see the point of getting up. Why would you leave the cosy comfort of your Siberian goose down duvet when the tube is borked, students are … Continue reading

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Krumkaker with blackcurrant ice cream

krumkaker, or cornets/cones blackcurrant ice cream the 30-year old Norwegian krumkake iron recipe from ‘Norway’s delight’ and cone cooling… freshly churned blackcurrant ice cream It’s June, the sun’s shining and Wimbledon’s in full swing. So far it’s been a blissful … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake…with a dollop of Quark and "rips" (norwegian for redcurrants)

Sundays are meant to be relaxing. A time to recalibrate, catch up with family or friends, walk the dog, go to the cinema, an exhibition, or even shopping (my least-favourite activity in the world – seriously). These are things perfectly … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake…with a dollop of Quark and “rips” (norwegian for redcurrants)

Sundays are meant to be relaxing. A time to recalibrate, catch up with family or friends, walk the dog, go to the cinema, an exhibition, or even shopping (my least-favourite activity in the world – seriously). These are things perfectly … Continue reading

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