Jewish cakes

In Norwegian these have a really un-PC name, JĂždekaker (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 parts of Norway, whereas in… Continue reading Jewish cakes

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 that is the most important… Continue reading Norwegian Christmas Cooking: Sirupsnipper