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Today, 21st January, is soldagen (the sun day) when the sun officially returns to Tromsø (for about 2mins over the mountains).  It can be seen from the centre of town, on the top of the island and on the south shore.read more...

Today, 21st January, is soldagen (the sun day) when the sun officially returns to Tromsø (for about 2mins over the mountains). It can be seen from the centre of town, on the top of the island and on the south shore.read more...

Landbroed (Norwegian Bread) Recipe

Landbroed (Norwegian Bread) Recipe

Boller - Norwegian sweet buns.

Boller - Norwegian sweet buns.

Braided Norwegian Sweet Bread from Pieces of My Mind blog

Braided Norwegian Sweet Bread from Pieces of My Mind blog

Kompe ~ Potato Dumplings; either you like them or you don't.  I also love them the next day - sliced and fried.

Kompe ~ Potato Dumplings; either you like them or you don't. I also love them the next day - sliced and fried.

One Perfect Bite: Norwegian Christmas Bread

One Perfect Bite: Norwegian Christmas Bread

On any celebration table in Norway you can always find a Norwegian layer cake (bløtkake).  A layer cake is just berries and cream between layers of vanilla sponge.  There are two main types of layer cakes that are particularly used for Norwegian Constitution Day – Cream Cake and Marzipan Cake.  The Marzipan and Cream cakes are basically the same except one uses marzipan as a covering and the other cream.

On any celebration table in Norway you can always find a Norwegian layer cake (bløtkake). A layer cake is just berries and cream between layers of vanilla sponge. There are two main types of layer cakes that are particularly used for Norwegian Constitution Day – Cream Cake and Marzipan Cake. The Marzipan and Cream cakes are basically the same except one uses marzipan as a covering and the other cream.

The Famous Boller - My Little Norway

The Famous Boller - My Little Norway

school bread The new art of baking: Hveteboller - Norwegian Cardamom Sweet Buns

school bread The new art of baking: Hveteboller - Norwegian Cardamom Sweet Buns

Skolebrød ~ Norwegian “School Buns”. Lightly sweet buns spiced with cinnamon & cardamom, stuffed with a thick vanilla custard filling and then glazed and sprinkled with coconut.

Skolebrød ~ Norwegian “School Buns”

Skolebrød ~ Norwegian “School Buns”. Lightly sweet buns spiced with cinnamon & cardamom, stuffed with a thick vanilla custard filling and then glazed and sprinkled with coconut.

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