What’s the difference between antipasto and aperitivo? And what is apericena? Discover the meaning of these terms on our blogpost! We’ll further reveal a Nordic family secret recipe and guide you to excellent food and drink pairings. Enjoy your reading!
A signature Nordic homemade liqueur, an aromatic Lingonberry Forest Liqueur and the recipe for a Nordic Lingonberry Aperitivo. With these recipes I wanted to be able to “bottle up”, so to speak, this memory of walking on a brisk autumn day in the forest with my grandma with buckets full of lingonberries.
Summer has finally arrived full on here in Northern Finland and the time of foraging has begun! This time in Nordic Foraging we talk about Spruce Tips and all their traditional uses. Also we share a recipe for a cake that tastes like a Nordic forest in springtime, with spruce syrup to moisten the mint sponge cakes, topped with spruce tip sugar and a lemon zest frosting. Mouthwatering, huh? Grab the recipe in this article!
Chamaenerion angustifolium Known as fireweed, great willowherb or rosebay willowherb.
Species: C. angustifolium.
When and how to forage
Fireweed is a common sight in Nordic summer fields. This weed is a true colonizer and rapidly spread leaving no or little space to other…