A quick and easy cranberry coconut trifle served as individual servings and using leftover cranberry sauce, whipped sweetened coconut cream and ginger nut cookie crumbs. An elegant dessert that takes […]
From-scratch-recipes with extra spice and flavor
Being a Norwegian/Scandinavian, naturally there will be a lot of Scandinavian or Scandinavian inspired recipes. Because tradition is really big in Scandinavia during Christmas, a lot of these recipes will be Christmas related.
My favorites include easy chocolate rice puffs, Scandinavian mulled wine and crispy donuts. But there are many goodies that’s not Christmas related too: vanilla custard coconut buns, fresh jello and almond crunch chocolates among others!
Homemade cordial is the perfect way of using a lot of ripe fruit and berries. Cordial, or also known as saft in Scandinavia, or squash or simply just a syrup, does not have to be just diluted fruit juice with tons of […]
Apricot and Rum Pastry Cream Soft Cake is a local treat from Ålesund, Norway, known as Skilpaddekake or Turtle Cake. It is a cake that melts in your mouth, it’s so creamy and soft, with a subtle fresh flavor of […]
Filling the house with the smell of baked buns is one thing, but vanilla custard filled crescent rolls smell even better. The warming and soft smell of vanilla, paired with the classic baked bread, is a little piece of heaven. Biting into a roll, first you get the slightly […]
Orange and chocolate is a magical combination. They work so well together because the chocolate is intense and rich, while the orange is fresh, fruity and zesty. This orange hot chocolate is simple, it’s […]
Christmas. The time of the year when drinks get spiked with spices, time (should) slows down to just embrace the simple pleasure of being together. It is time for love, for comforting cookies and eggnog, and it’s time for mulled wine. […]
Super duper easy Milk Chocolates with Almond Crunch made with only 4 ingredients! They are the perfect edible Christmas gift – you get a lot of bang for your buck with these minimal effort milk chocolates. Based on a Norwegian favorite, the Krokanrull. […]