How to Eat Like a Viking: Salmon, the Fish Worth Fighting For

How to Eat Like a Viking: Salmon, the Fish Worth Fighting For

  Were you worried the Viking food ride was over? Summer is coming to an end, but there’s a few more Viking morsels up my sleeve. Today’s feature: Salmon Stew.     I’m doing this post differently. Call it Viking food in pictures with a little text. If I keep writing “Fish Stew” (which is what this is) you might get a gag reflex. I almost did and I love, love salmon. For some reason, fish and stew...

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How to Eat Like a Viking: Bread in Bag…Viking Fast Food

How to Eat Like a Viking: Bread in Bag…Viking Fast Food

  What’s a busy Viking matron to do when she’s got a gaggle of kids at her skirts and a farm to tend? You know as well I do at the end of the day many mouths will want to be fed.   Like so many moms on the go, the Viking wife and mom had a lot of responsibilities. Sometimes planning dinner falls through the cracks.  Norse women had the same problems you and I do, trying to get through her to do list, but unlike the modern...

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How to Eat Like a Viking: The Magic of Mead by Gina Conkle

How to Eat Like a Viking: The Magic of Mead by Gina Conkle

  What comes to mind when someone says Viking? Ham-fisted warriors raising a horn of mead in one hand and a leg bone of fowl in the other? Today’s post refines that view with a peek into long ago life in Lejre, Denmark. If my bone broth post dipped into the Sagas for its story, this Rose Hip Mead post is pure history. A View into the Past Harold Bluetooth made Roskilde the throne seat (capital) of Denmark in the 10th century. But,...

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