Culture

What Is Nordic Noir?

Nordic Noir crime fiction first blossomed into global consciousness with Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series back in 2006. Since then, Nordic tales of gruesome murder cases have become a popular cultural product. Take, for instance, the widely praised TV series, The …

Food

Nordic Breakfasts: How Nordics Start Their Day

Swedish Frukost The Swedes start off each day with a strongly brewed coffee. Breakfast in Sweden is a low-key affair –  a simple bowl of cereal or berries with milk or filmjölk (a soured milk that’s somewhere between milk and …

Food

8 Norwegian Must-Try Foods & Popular Dishes

Norway is known for its geographical wonders: beautiful deep fjords and jagged coastline, mesmerising Northern lights and majestic glaciers. So often, visitors forget about the fascinating cuisine that has been cultivating for thousands of years in this Nordic country – …

Food

Top 10 Classic Danish Delicacies To Try

Smørrebrød If there’s one thing you could call the quintessential Danish dish, it’d be the smørrebrød: the Danish open sandwich. This can be eaten as a snack or for any of the three meals of the day. The base is …

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9 Swedish Dishes & Swedish Food To Try

Swedish cuisine is about more than just meatballs. It’s distinctive, traditional, and – like most Scandinavian cuisine –  based on what can be foraged or caught from the land or the sea. Fish, pork and berries are essentials. Potatoes also …

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7 Weird & Wonderful Icelandic Dishes For The Brave

Icelandic dishes have long held a reputation for being a little bit what mainstream western cuisine would class as ‘obscure’. Like all Nordic nations, the Icelandic diet comprises of whatever resources are readily available – fish from the sea around …