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The Influence Of Nordic Food Around The World

What’s your answer to the question, “what is your favourite cuisine”? You might imagine a slightly charred, tomato & mozzarella-laden Neapolitan pizza, drizzled with olive oil.  It may be a rich, fragrant sauce embracing chunks of yielding lamb on a …

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Best Non-Nordic Restaurants Across The Nordic Region

The Eateries Shunning The New Nordic Stereotype The Nordic countries are revered by chefs and gastronomes across the world as being the home of possibly the most enticing, forward-thinking and sustainable food cultures of the modern day.  (Check out some …


Guide To Salmiakki: Meet Nordic Salty Liquorice

Salmiakki (or salmiak), a candy mostly seen in the Nordics, has an unusual taste for a sweet: it’s actually salty.  Salmiak’s characteristic salty taste actually comes from ammonium chloride, not sodium chloride (salt) — though the difference is hard to …


The Wonderful World Of Nordic Berries

Over the last few years, an increasing number of people around the world have become obsessed with Nordic cooking. Nordic cuisine is linked with each country’s landscape and the availability of ingredients dependant on the season. In the summer months, Nordic landscapes are characterised by nearly 24-hours of sunlight a day – bathing forest floors with dew-soaked berries in myriad colours and varieties. However, these heady days of endless sunlight are finite, and during the long, cold winter months, natural foods of all varieties are scarce.


Nordic Tech Startups To Watch

Scandinavian countries are often described as the ideal ‘sandbox’ testing ground for innovative business ideas. In fact, there are nearly as many tech startups in Scandinavia as there is in Silicon Valley. This may be due to the populations of …

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Meet The Nordic Capital Cities

The Nordic capitals are amongst the prettiest places to visit in Europe. In the northernmost cities – like Oslo and Reykjavik- you can catch sightings of the spectacular aurora borealis. Further south, in the towns like Helsinki, fantastic mountain trails and fresh Nordic forests is just a stone’s throw away from the town’s centre.