From coffee bread and cakes to cookies and tarts, this gorgeous cookbook offers forty-three recipes, along with photographs, history, musings, and stories. These classic Scandinavian baking recipes are knockouts for the eye and the taste buds.
Full-color photography throughout.
Pat Sinclair is a food consultant in the Twin Cities with decades of experience as a recipe developer. Throughout her career, Sinclair has worked for high-profile corporate clients who target American home cooks and bakers, including Publications International, Ltd.; Land O’Lakes; General Mills; and Pillsbury. She was the recipe editor for two Pillsbury Classics Cookbooks and a Land O’Lakes cookbook. Baking Basics and Beyond, her first cookbook, received the Cordon d’Or Gold Ribbon from the Academy of Culinary Arts. Sinclair is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Les Dames d’Escoffier, and Twin Cities Home Economists in Business.
Kathleen Stokker provides a fascinating description of Norwegian Christmas folk traditions and their evolution in the U.S. with hundreds of evocative stories, recipes and memories. With scores of accounts of ancient and modern Christmases, this book reminds Norwegians and Norwegian-Americans of their connections to each other and explains how their celebrations differ on this joyous family holiday. Paperback.
Celebrate Christmas Scandinavian style—where every day from the first Advent Sunday to the end of December is part of the holiday. Trine Hahnemann serves up a cornucopia of festive recipes for brunches, cocktail and tea parties, lunches, and dinners, all filled with traditional goodies and delicious modern dishes. Enjoy regional specialties such as spiced gløgg wine, Slow-Cooked Goose with Apples and Prunes, Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Caramel Potatoes, Meatballs with Pickled Beets, and Chocolate-Dipped Candied Oranges. Skol!
Trine Hahnemann has written five cookbooks in her native Danish and two in English, The Scandinavian Cookbook and The Nordic Diet. Hahnemann started out as a caterer for rock stars, including Elton John, the Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen, and today owns and runs a café in Denmark’s House of Parliament as well as several large corporate cafés. An advocate for sustainable and organically sourced food, Hahnemann also writes for zesterdaily.com and appears regularly in magazines and newspapers in the US, Britain, and Denmark. To learn more, visit trinehahnemann.com. She lives in Copenhagen.
144 pages. Hardcover.
This newly designed, beginner-level Finnish audio course contains all the key travel phrases you need to communicate with confidence while abroad. The audio CD features native Finnish speakers using phrases you’re likely to encounter in typical travel situations. In no time, you will be able to meet and greet people, be familiar with numbers, time and days of the week, find your way around transport, shops, and restaurants, and make new friends. Pack includes a sturdy 2-color booklet with phonetic transcription, handy tips, and keyword reminders. The audio CD runs for 60 minutes and the contents can be easily downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.
When lefse aficionado Gary Legwold wrote The Last Word on Lefse, he fretted that the grand old practice of lease making was dying. Now, 25 years later, he assesses the State of the Lefse Union and finds it to be vibrant.
Apparently The Last Word on Lefse wasn’t the last word arter all! Follow the vibrant lefse trail into kitchens (both professional and amateur) throughout the country, visit the world’s largest maker of electric lefse grills in a tiny Iowa town, cheer at a lively lefse-rolling contest, and pick up lefse-making tips from experts across the land.This book includes stories, a lefse song, and step-by-step visual instructions!
– Sing a newly composed song about lefse and tradition—premiered in this book—and join a chorus of lefse makers and eaters in giving thanks for lefse!
Full of humor, gratitude, tendernessm and tears, Keep On Rolling is a book to treasure—and pass on to the next generation.
Based in Minneapolis, Gary Legwold is the author of The Last Word on Lefse, The Last Word on Lutefisk, and the Last Toast to Lutefisk!
Paperback. 304 pages.
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