TIME FOR A GOURMET PARTY

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Finally it is time for mushroom picking and for bringing the cooking up to a higher level. For two days now I have enjoyed searching “the gold of the forest”. It is ever so fun, specially returning home with a basket filled with delicacies. The other day a colleague of mine showed me his Swedish Mora […]

EASTER MARZIPAN 2015

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Like most Norwegians this Easter/Påske I fell in love with the Norwegian brand Hval sjokolade. After great scores nationwide on chocolate and marzipan tests, many of us had to try it. After spending some hours searching, I was finally able to locate this box. Great taste !! Being addicted to marzipan during this time of […]

A CUP LESSON

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen A friend of mine who always drinks her peppermint tea out of a light green cup, taught me long time ago that each drink should have its special cup. In my case it meant that I had to have a cup for regular coffee, one for caffè latte, another for English tea, for my […]

PREGO !

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen We are back on our favorite island Sicily, enjoying the sun, the great wine, the lemons, capers, sardines and the pasta with a hint of fennel. Yesterday we had our lunch in Palermo. I loved the street-drawn lunch meny.

LEMONS

Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen There’s a saying in Sicily that lemons are not real lemons unless they’re Sicilian. The land around Mount Etna, the Mediterranean climate, sunny hot days and cold nights, coupled with volcanic soil, gives the Sicilian lemon a typical sweetness and taste that is very difficult to find anywhere else in the world.By […]

HAPPY EASTER WITH MARZIPAN!

  I can’t recall any Easter without having Anthon Berg’s Chocolate Marzipan Easter Eggs on my table. Each egg fits perfectly in the mouth and makes the taste buds dance with joy when it crunches between the teeth and melts on the tongue. The Danish brand Anthon Berg is purveyors to the Royal Danish court […]

GELATERIA DEL TEATRO

Gelato or ice cream is to be found in Rome at almost every corner it’s seems like. The Romans do love their gelaterias. When we discovered this ice cream heaven where the sensation in each spoonful was intensely real, we decided to skip the well-known and touristy ice cream places. At Gelateria del Teatro they […]