A classic Danish creamy truffle recipe suitable for both the
populace in general and the connoisseurs found on dansukker.dk
Christmas holds the perfect excuse for anyone with a sweet tooth. Here you have a classic that satisfies both sweet lovers in general and the connoisseurs.
A Norwegian Christmas cookie recipe found on nrk.no
Nuts have a long tradition as Christmas snacks in Scandinavia and are often used as garnish on Christmas cakes too as on these cookies.
A classic Norwegian Christmas dessert found on matprat.no
Cloudberries have a long tradition in Norway when it comes to Christmas desserts. We serve them mixed with whipped cream, with ice cream and as compotes and this cloudberry dessert shows clearly that the simplest things often are the best.
And by the way, The recipe will work just as well with raspberries or blackberries and brandy or whiskey instead of the aquavit.
A Scandinavian Christmas buffet classic found on grytelokket.com
Scandinavian Christmas buffets are serious stuff. A few slices of smoked salmon, a little cured meat and some pickles simply wont do. Pates, cold pork ribs, meat rolls, potted and pickled herring, smoked and cured salmon or trout, cold or hot Christmas patties and sausages, salads, the list goes on for ever. Chicken liver pate is a favourite on these buffets and it’s not hard to make.
Ever since my grandmother taught me how to plate Christmas paper heart over forty five years ago I’ve made a new batch every year. Some to hang on the Christmas tree, some to give away and some so small that I make Christmas cards by gluing them on to good quality handmade paper.
Making these hearts has a long tradition in Scandinavia and you can buy nice glossy paper made especially for this, but any coloured paper will do. If you like to try your hands at making a few, start with the simplest patterns and work your way up.
On the page you’ll find by clicking the link below you’ll find both a video showing the technique and lots and lots of nice patterns and ideas.