The Swedish National Day, formerly Swedish Flag Day, is marked today. Since we have practiced for years celebrating the national day in Norway, we think we should help the Swedes a little on their day, Continue reading "The Swedish National Day"
Category Archives: Holidays
Exciting food days
Exciting food days, national days and other curiosities can be found in the AperitivoMat calendar. Today, e.g. all of Norway's first celebrity chef, Ingrid Espelid, celebrated her birthday. Most people remember her Continue reading "Exciting food days"
Italy has its national day today and of course it is Italian dinner that counts
Italy has its national day today and of course it is Italian dinner. The Italians celebrate their day, like many other countries, with an air show and military parade. Of course it's Italian Continue reading "Italy has its national day today and of course it's Italian dinner"
Today is Argentina's national day and we celebrate by serving some Argentinian food
Argentina is located in the very south of South America and most of the people who live there are descendants of emigrant Italians and Spaniards. The food traditions are a cultural mix of dishes from Mediterranean countries such as Italy Continue reading "Today is Argentina's National Day and we are celebrating by serving some Argentinian food"
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Congratulations on the national day to all - we start the day in a familiar style, with waffles and champagne
Hip, hip hooray and congratulations on National Day. We start the day in familiar style, with waffles and champagne and here is my breakfast tip for the day: Champagne and waffle is a winner at Continue reading "Congratulations on National Day to everyone - we start the day in familiar style, with waffles and champagne"
17 May is a day full of traditions and most Norwegian homes tend to have some that have been repeated for generations. I grew up with us meeting at Continue reading "17. May"
National Day with a cozy breakfast
National Day with a cozy breakfast is a long tradition with us. We serve waffles and champagne and, weather permitting, we enjoy the meal outside. The table is of course covered in red, white Continue reading "National Day with cozy breakfast"
The first official barbecue day of the year
The first official barbecue day of the year is the second Saturday in May. Even though we grill all year round at our place, it is extra nice to post some barbecue tidbits from the blog today. Continue reading "The first official barbecue day of the year"
Easter cake tastes good, both for coffee and as dessert. It's made with almond base and egg cream and I think it's fun to decorate it. 300 g ground almonds 300Continue reading "Easter Cake"
The Easter lamb
Easter and lamb belong together. Why not try one or more of these exciting variations of the Easter lamb: Beaker swing lamb or the battle for the green goo: Pork with cabbage rabi roast and aContinue reading "The Easter Lamb"