The adventures of Kurt, Sarah, Ethan, Reid & Leah

Diplom-Is

While in Bergen we got ice cream from a stand selling Diplom-Is. Little did we know it is one of the larger ice cream distributors; part of a dairy co-op known as Tine which seems to have the monopoly on dairy here in Norway. The kids committed the … [Read more...]

Our budding Norwegian chef

Ethan came home quite excited about school today as it was the first real cooking day in his Home Ec class. He worked with 2 other teammates to make Frokost (breakfast) from their cookbook and wound up with extra to bring home for us to try. It was a … [Read more...]

Kokosboller

We have seen people buying these around town so Friday on my way home from work I stopped by a bakery to get bread and on a whim bought a six pack of these, not knowing at all what they were except something my sweet tooth was going to enjoy. Wow. … [Read more...]

Skoleboller

Our friend Palmyre came over yesterday and brought some deliciousness from her local bakery. Of course there was the staple, a good loaf of crusty bread, but also included were two 'bollers'. These classic Norwegian buns have a yeastbread base, are … [Read more...]