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Jewish cakes

In Norwegian these have a really un-PC name, Jødekaker (directly translated it means Jew cakes), but the name comes from the alleged fact that Sephardic jews brought the cookies with them when they immigrated to Norway. Anyone of Jewish descent know anything that resembles it? It’s fairly common in certain …

Cranberry white chocolate cookies

One of the things I miss about living in Copenhagen is one of the cookies they sold in shops – white chocolate chunk and cranberry cookies by The Cookie Company. Unfortunately, it is not to be found in Norway. But, when I tasted the chocolate chip cookies I made with …

Incredibly tasty Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Chocolate chip cookies come from Cook’s Illustrated, who call them perfect. I have to concur. These are delicious, slightly chewy, and flat-out yummy. I didn’t have chocolate chips on hand, so I went with M&Ms. The result was a bit multicolored but that only added to the fun. I …

Norwegian Christmas Cooking: Sirupsnipper

Or as a translation to English might be: Syrup Diamonds. Basically because they’re meant to be shaped like men’s cuff (hence the name in Norwegian) but actually look like the diamonds you find on playing cards. Well, they’re meant to. Mine just looks, er…, odd. But they taste good, and …

Norwegian Cooking: Serina Cookies

When I was younger, I thought that these cookies were just a tradition in our family. See, my great grandmother was called Serina, and I obviously thought that was the reason for why we were making them. At any rate, they are a delicious butter cookie that you just keep …