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Halloween in Scandinavia – Do they celebrate?
Halloween is celebrated by more than 160 million Americans each year. But how about the Scandinavians? Do they celebrate?
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Coffee culture in Scandinavia
The Scandinavian countries are present on several rankings on different subjects. Like happiness. Or gender equality. Or costs of living. But did you know, that the Scandinavian countries also dominate the list of the most coffee consuming countries? But why? The reasons are many and complex. The coffee consumption began to bloom as the taxes […]
Scandinavian Food – What is it?
We asked you: "What do you consider to be the typical Scandinavian food?" We had over a hundred comments revealing a wide range of different perceptions about the traditions and tastes of Scandinavia.
How to make Swedish Donuts
See how Niklas prepares his Swedish Donuts! The full recipe is to be found here.  
Will Andreas be back?
15 years ago, early 2003, New Scandinavian Cooking debuted on PBS in the United States. Since then, 14 seasons have been produced and broadcasted in more than 130 other countries including the United Kingdom, China, Germany, Italy, and France. The viewership has been crazy high, with around 100 million per episode! Of course, this success has a […]
Norwegians’ relationship with coffee
The explanation of why coffee consumption in Norway – a modest country on the outskirts of Europe – is among the highest in the world per capita, is diverse and complex. One of the main reasons why this is so may well be that key players on the Norwegian coffee market have long focused on […]
Evergood’s position in Norway
In 2015, Evergood became the best-selling coffee brand in Norwegian stores, and more than 90 percent of all adult Norwegians are familiar with the Evergood brand name, clearly highlighting our coffee’s predominant position in Norway.
What’s special about coffee from Norway?
Oslo has witnessed a steady rise in what are known as “coffee tourists” from all parts of the world in recent years. One of the reasons for this is that Norwegian baristas have made their mark with top placings in international coffee championships.
New Scandinavian Cooking inducted in the Taste Hall of Fame
New Scandinavian Cooking has been inducted in the Taste Hall of Fame along with other big names, such as Martha Stewart, Gordon Ramsay, and the Culinary Institute of America. This is the second class of Taste TV’s Hall of Fame, and inductees were selected based on either having received numerious Taste Awards and finalist nominations […]
Volvo Ocean Race with Royal Opening
The Volvo Ocean Race starts with an in port race in Sanxenxo, Galicia in Spain on November 5th. The start of leg one, the first offshore leg, will be from Vigo, Galicia, on November 12th. His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain made an official visit to the host port of Sanxenxo on Friday 4th November.
History of Hurtigruten -Serving the Coast for More than 100 Years
In 1891, August Kriegsman Gran, the national steamship advisor, came up with the idea of providing an express boat service between Trondheim and Hammerfest. Two steamship companies, “Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskab” and “Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab”, were offered the route, but turned it down as sailing during the dark and stormy winters was considered impossible. At this time, only two marine charts existed and there were only 28 lighthouses north of Trondheim.
Welcome to Fretheim Hotel and Flåm!
Imagine the dramatic fjord landscape; deep emerald green fjords, majestic snow capped mountains meeting a clear blue sky, waterfalls roaring down the mountain side. Breathe crisp air and take in the unique atmosphere of this World Heritage Site.