Posts Tagged Food

Remembering an historic battle on Olsok day and with römmegröt


On a summer day you do not really fancy eating a lot, so you go for the light stuff. Saint Olaf certainly did not face the light stuff in the battle at Stiklestad, but – if it makes it easier to him wherever he is – now all Norwegians carry him in their cultural baggage. […]

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WHY ARE KIDS IN SPAIN AND NORWAY GETTING FATTER?


The traditional Mediterranean diet, based on good and healthy raw materials, vegetables and fruits are no longer that much of a base in most household, contrary to what Spaniards themselves like to think. Up north in Europe, in Norway, the fiber-rich breads, the old traditional dishes as well as the raw materials used by the […]

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COFFEE-CULTURE AND COFFEE IN CULTURES


It’s a long way, physically and mentally, from the warm cups of coffee that my grand-dad used to drink, sugar cube between his front teeth, in Norway, to the coffee with ice that we often drink after a summer lunch in Spain. Or to the Nespresso in the image of George Clooney and John Malkovich. […]

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